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The Letter Joe Wilson Should Write

Dear Madame Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, I apologized to President Obama for my "you lie" outburst during his recent speech. The President immediately accepted my apology. Yet you and nearly all members of your party in the House of Representatives demanded that I make yet another apology from the floor of the House. I refused and then received an admonishment by resolution -- passed almost completely down party lines. Now it's your turn, Madame Speaker. I invite you and others in your party to apologize publicly to former President George W. Bush for vicious, personal and frequently race-based attacks. "Bush is an incompetent leader," you said of the then-sitting president. "In fact, he's not a leader. He's a person who has no judgment, no experience and no knowledge of the subjects that he has to decide upon." If a Republican --especially a Southerner -- attacked Obama that way, former President Jimmy Carter would call him or her a racist. Apologize, Madame Speaker. Sen. Ted Kennedy died never having apologized. Kennedy accused the Bush administration of lying about the intelligence leading up to the Iraq War. "Week after week after week," Kennedy said from the Senate floor, "we were told lie after lie after lie." Please check the rules for a posthumous resolution of admonition. How about an apology from now-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? She played the race card. Before a predominately black audience, Clinton said, "When you look at the way the House of Representatives has been run, it has been run like a plantation. And you know what I'm talking about." Imagine attacking Obama's intelligence the way members of your party did to that of President Bush. "I sometimes feel that Alfred E. Neuman is in charge in Washington," said Clinton, referring to the dimwitted icon of Mad magazine. She even used Neuman's catchphrase, "What, me worry?" to describe how Bush handled tough issues. What about an apology from Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.? Like his colleague, the late senior senator from the Bay State, Kerry also accused Bush of lying. "Their plan," Kerry said on Don Imus' show in 2006, "is lie and die. And that's what they're doing. They lie to America about what's happening on the ground; they lie about why we're there; they lie about what's happening." Kerry, too, questioned Bush's intelligence. As the returns for the 2004 presidential race came in, Kerry said, "I can't believe I'm losing to this idiot." Imagine someone in my party -- based on the current standard of "civility" -- saying something like that about President Obama. What about Democratic Sen. (and then-minority leader) Harry Reid of Nevada? He called Bush a "loser" and a "liar." Reid apologized for the "loser" comment but let stand "liar." What about Democratic Rep. John Dingell of Michigan? On ABC's "Nightline," he compared the then-GOP-controlled House to "the Duma and the Reichstag" -- referring to the legislature set up by Czar Nicholas II of Russia and the German Weimar Republic's parliament, which brought Adolf Hitler to power. (Of course, "Bush equals Hitler" posters, swastikas and calls for assassination were commonplace at anti-Bush rallies.) What about the use of the race card by now-chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Democrat Charlie Rangel of New York? He called President George W. Bush "our Bull Connor." Who was Bull Connor? He was the racist Birmingham, Ala., public safety commissioner who sicced dogs and turned fire hoses on civil rights marchers in the 1960s. What about the use of the race card against Bush by then-candidate and now-Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri? About the administration's response to Hurricane Katrina, she said, "George Bush let people die on rooftops in New Orleans because they were poor and because they were black." What about Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts, who also accused Bush of racism in responding to Hurricane Katrina? Incredibly, he offered this conspiracy theory: Bush (SET ITAL) wanted (END ITAL) blacks to leave Louisiana to make it a more solidly Republican red state. Frank called this "ethnic cleansing by inaction." Neither then-presidential campaign manager Donna Brazile nor her boss, Al Gore, ever apologized for Brazile's assertion that the Republican Party possesses a "white-boy attitude." This means, she explained, "(the GOP) must exclude, denigrate and leave behind." What about former governor/presidential candidate/Democratic National Chairman Howard Dean? He characterized the contest between Democrats and Republicans as "a struggle of good and evil. And," Dean said, "we're the good." Dean also told a National Public Radio audience, "The most interesting theory that I've heard so far -- which is nothing more than a theory, it can't be proved -- is that (Bush) was warned (about the 9/11 attacks) ahead of time by the Saudis." And finally, what about "the tone" of President Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel? In a 2006 Chicago Tribune article, Emanuel succinctly expressed his feelings toward my party. "(Republicans)," he said, "can go f--- themselves." I await your response. Sincerely, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. (Larry Elder/TownHall.com 9/24/09)

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  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote"

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "He does not believe who does not live according to his belief."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • "That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down"

    WAG

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • "Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all."

  • "It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

    Samuel Adams

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.”

  • "I know of no way to judge the future but by the past"

  • "Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them"

    Frederick Douglass

  • “If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?”

  • "Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerly exercised for the good of its victims may be the most opressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

    C. S. Lewis

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • “It’s a funny thing about free speech: It can’t be just for your political friends. If freedom means anything, it is the one valuable gift you have to give to your worst enemies, in order to keep it for yourself”

    Doug Christie

  • When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

  • "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...”

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen"

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them"

    Bill Vaughan

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up"

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Find something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life"

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

  • “The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • “When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

  • "Funny term “progressive” – oxymoron if ever I heard one when used to describe an ideology so destructive to the liberties and freedoms of the individual."

    WAG

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • "It’s not really lying if you know I’m not telling the truth."

    WAG

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “The first duty of government is the protection of life, not its destruction. The chief purpose of government is to protect life. Abandon that and you have abandoned all.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."

    Jerry Pournelle

  • “Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves”

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

    Confucious

  • “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "The truth is usually pretty simple, but as I’m sure you would agree, finding it in the mainstream media is next to impossible"

    Ann Coulter

  • “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys”

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • “A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.”

    Ted Nugent

  • "The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry"

    Maya Angelou

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success."

  • People once came to America to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could. Now they come only to TAKE all that they can.

    WAG

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • "People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge."

    Lao-tzu

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • “Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain”

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

  • "Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go"

  • "A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved"

  • "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"

    Doug Larson

  • In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress"

    John Adams

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

  • “Gold is important, but so are guns and ammunition, and it’s the guys with the guns and ammunition that’ll get the gold in the end”

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Do you think you would ever have heard of Christianity if the Apostles had gone out and said, ‘I believe in consensus?’”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there”

    John Wooden

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • "A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

  • “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets”

    Will Rogers

  • "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it"

    Mark Twain

  • "Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others"

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”

  • "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man - if you want anything done, ask a woman"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie”

    Ann Landers

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."

    Dave Gardner

  • "Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try"

  • "Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are"

    John Wooden

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little"

    Mark Twain

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • "Why would anyone save for tomorrow, if tomorrow, that which you can buy today, will be so much more expensive. Therein lies the problem. Therein lies the plan."

    WAG

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them."

    Patrick Henry

  • "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on."

    Robert Frost

  • "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear"

    Mark Twain

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • "The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • "Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job."

    Jack Abramoff

  • “Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"

    Bob Hope

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • “Rarely is it said after Senate debate that everything has not been said, rather it is whether every Senator has said it”

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.”

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "We are one justice away from the Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional."

    WAG

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members."

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened”

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

  • "Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money."

    Daniel Webster

  • "Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke off the unused path"

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • "You can't have freedom of speech, and at the same time have people not being offended"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities”

    Ayn Rand

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • “If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves”

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

  • “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

  • “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives"

    Mark Twain

  • "Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

  • "Feed a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime"

  • "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • “There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble - it empties today of its strength"

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • “No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that aren't true”

    Mark Twain

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies”

    Groucho Marx

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • "Influence peddling and corruption are bipartisan sins: those out of power allege them, those in power commit them"

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it."

    Samuel Johnson

  • "When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life."

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

    Confucius

  • "The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • "What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul"

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "In politics, never let facts get in the way of a good story"

    WAG

  • “In a free country the monetary unit rests upon a fixed foundation of gold or gold and silver, independent of the ruling politicians.”

    Howard Buffett

  • "I oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers. And it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of a Christian Nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers."

    John Jay

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Hey, don’t get me wrong. I 'm all for the government (spending) investing our money into “shovel” ready projects, so long as I’m the one selling the shovels."

    WAG

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

  • "If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target"

  • If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate” Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

  • "For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time."

    George Sutherland

  • “If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve”

    WAG

  • "A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain"

    Mark Twain

  • “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • “You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say”

  • "Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza."

    Dave Barry

  • "Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks"

    Charles Gordy

  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • "We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."

    George Orwell

  • "It’s not the votes that count. It’s who counts the votes"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

  • “Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation”

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without”

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "It is never too late to be what you might have been"

    George Eliot

  • You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence"

    C. A. Beard

  • “Always love your country — but never trust your government”

    Robert Novak

  • "If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate"

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

  • "Republicans in Washington have shown that the word ‘cave’ is a noun in places like Afghanistan, but it’s a verb in places like Congress"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "America's liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "We provide Americans an education in exchange for their commitment to serve in our armed forces, while at the same time, we offer amnesty to illegal immigrants in exchange for their commitment to vote Democrat for life."

    WAG

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

  • "May the thirst for truth never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • "Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief"

    Joseph Addison

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • “The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check."

    Patrice Lewis

  • "Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian."

    Henry Ford

  • “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”

    James Madison

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet."

    Harry Truman

  • “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • "A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope"

    Karl Marx

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

  • "If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

    George Washington

  • "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed"

    Mark Twain

  • "Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God"

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • “It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

    Mark Twain

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly"

    Robert Schuller

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

  • “The news is not about news anymore. It’s about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.”

    Charlie Daniels

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man."

    Psalm 118:8

  • "Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

    John Adams

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

  • "In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes"

    Mark Twain

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people."

    Wendell Phillips

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution"

    WAG

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Make sure the government treats others the same, as you would want the government to treat you. … Once you consent to the government ignoring the Constitution, you deny yourself the protection of the Constitution”

    Charley Reese

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?"

    WAG

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • “To possess a memory is to be blessed with a priceless good. It is our link to the past, our guidepost to the present and our passport to the future”

  • "Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His"

    WAG

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up"

    Mark Twain

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead”

    Will Rogers

  • "Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."

    James Madison

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”

    Saul Bellow

  • "I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds. ... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution"

    Grover Cleveland

  • “American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it”

    Dave Barry

  • “It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

    Henry Louis Mencken

  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • “There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil”

    Ayn Rand

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "Police in Austria are looking for a bank robber who wears a Sarah Palin mask while committing robberies. He started out with a Barack Obama mask, but no one took him seriously"

    Jay Leno

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains”

    Winston Churchill

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • "I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Welfare is mistrusted by those who pay for it, and held in contempt by those who receive it"

  • "As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "If I could live my life over again, I wouldn't have time"

    Bob Hope

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • "I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar"

    Robert Brault

  • "No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”

    Voltaire

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation"

  • “Liberalism is not really a political philosophy. Instead, it is a state of arrested emotional development. It is a way of thinking, which leads to no place in the real world. It is a place existing only in the imagination”

    Mike S. Adams

  • "Progressivism is an illness and should be treated as such….. Institutionalize them all."

  • "The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut"

    Sam Rayburn

  • "In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity"

    Alexander Pope

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it”

    Ayn Rand

  • "That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger"

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them"

    Mark Twain

  • “To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it”

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot"

    Ted Nugent

  • Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present"

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • "Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • “If you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion”

  • "Some goals are so worthy, it's glorious even to fail"

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical"

    Yogi Berra

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • “The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them”

    Jason Laumark

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

  • "With each failure, you move one step closer to success. It’s when you give up that you truly fail."

    Pat Flynn

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • “I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.”

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you"

  • "TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow."

    WAG

  • "The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan”

    von Clausewitz

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory”

  • "Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it"

    Harry S. Truman

  • “Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it - If it keeps moving, regulate it - And if it stops moving, subsidize it“

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine"

    Ayn Rand

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle."

  • "To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense"

    WAG

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Thinking was OUTLAWED in the 1980's. The first time you think is the last time you are a Democrat.”

    Evan Sayet

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."

  • "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin"

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong"

  • "No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The government that can give you everything you want, can take everything that you have"

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within."

    Josef Stalin

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are"

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

  • "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time"

    Mark Twain

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

  • "A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top"

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "It took Teddy Kennedy longer to call the police after his Oldsmobile sunk at Chappaquiddick, than it took the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard"


    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "Don't steal - The government hates competition"

  • At that point when we put America first, will be the time that this nation begins to heal itself”

    WAG

  • "A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval"

    Mark Twain

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • “The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.’”

    Harry Browne

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “Tell a lie often enough, it becomes the truth”

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying,"

    Saint Pope John Paul II

  • "When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear."

    Thomas Sowell

  • “The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.”

    WAG

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • "One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective - election and power are"

    Cal Thomas

  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"

    WAG

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • "Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving"

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so"

    Mark Twain

  • "The great ignorant failure of the left: Though it has learned how to get elected, it has not learned how to govern."

    Daniel Greenfield

  • “A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The most valuable thing you can spend on your children is your time"

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office"

    Will Rogers

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • "It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it"

    Milton Friedman

  • "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • "The man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • "Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes."

    WAG

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • "Real courage is found, not in the willingness to risk death, but in the willingness to stand, alone if necessary, against the ignorant and disapproving herd"

    Jon Roland (1976)

  • "it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”

    Pietro Aretino

  • “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years you would have a shortage of sand.”

    Milton Friedman

  • “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...”

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research"

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The only real power comes out of a long rifle"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • "Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan."

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "Something that can’t go on forever, won’t."

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures."

    WAG

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

  • "Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"

    Thomas Edison

  • “I am an ignorant American and proud to be in the majority.”

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • “Capitalism is a system whereby the rich are powerful. Communism and Socialism are systems where the powerful are rich.”

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target"

  • "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live"

    Mark Twain

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • “An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.”

    Progressive apologist

  • "A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves"

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • "Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens at the White House, but what happens inside your house"

    Barbara Bush

  • “Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”

  • "The US dollar is backed by little more than confidence. Confidence in people's lack of understanding of how America's monetary system functions."

  • "If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it"

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "If it weren't for my aversion to lying, I’d go into politics."

    WAG

  • "Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."

    Luck

  • "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"

    John Adams

  • "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones"

    Phillip Brooks

  • “A woman's outfit should be like a barbed-wire fence - serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”

    Sophia Loren

  • “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

    James Madison

  • “The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life”

    WAG

  • “If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

  • “I used to pray for somebody to speak out, to stand up and defend our liberties, … then I realized I am somebody.”

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat"

    Mark Twain

  • "It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously"

    Oscar Wilde

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • "Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible. He who has trusted where he ought not will surely mistrust where he ought not"

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is a choice one makes, often with happiness being the desired outcome. They are however mutually exclusive.”

    WAG

  • "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.''

    Charlotte

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”

    Edmund Burke

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • "I have more guns than I need but fewer than I want"

    Mike Adams

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • “If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts”

    Albert Einstein

  • “About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation”

    Will Rogers

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated"

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain"

    Robert Frost

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

  • "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it"

    Upton Sinclair

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "You can entertain without teaching, however cannot teach without entertaining."

  • "It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge."

    Enrico Fermi

  • Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"

    George Washington

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • "The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die"

    William Faulkner

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • "There has never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others."

    David Boaz

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes"

    Thomas Paine

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare"

    Mark Twain

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip"

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me"

    Erma Bombeck

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "Every morning is the dawn of a new error."

  • "May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door"

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials."

    Newt Gingrich

  • "I love my job, I love fighting for what I believe in, I love having fun while I am doing it, I love reporting stories that the complex refuses to report, I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and famously I enjoy enemies."

    Andrew Breitbart

  • "Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?"

    WAG

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy"

    Ernest Benn

  • "If voting made a difference, it would be illegal"

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • "Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset"

    WAG

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • "A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one"


    Alexander Hamilton

  • “To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)