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March 29, 2017

Bureaucracy "A system of administration marked by officialism, red tape, and proliferation."

  • "Most bad government has grown out of too much government" - Thomas Jefferson


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Posted By: Letters on 2/13/2017 07:17 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 2/11/2017.

"The federal bureaucracy exerts far too much control over the daily lives of U.S. citizens. From the ATF to the VA, federal tentacles are slowly suffocating freedom in America. Consider the power that IPAB&r...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 2/13/2017 07:13 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 10/6/2016.

“These are ungrateful ignoramuses. Never has the term ‘public servant’ been rendered more devoid of meaning.” That was the succinct but scathing reaction of former Rep. Miche...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 1/12/2017 09:45 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 11/21/2016.

"Federal bureaucrats have been in a frenzy of activity in Obama's last months of office, pushing through 4,000 new regulations that will cost consumers more than $100 million.  As liberal website Politi...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 2/14/2016 04:30 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 2/14/2016.

"Despite the fact that the Constitution sets forth three branches of government, each with discrete powers and limitations -- the executive, legislative, and judicial -- various agencies, boards, bureaus, ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 2/3/2016 05:21 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 2/3/2016.

Last Friday, a new regulation was proposed by the Obama administration that will make it harder and more expensive for employers to hire and promote white males, enrich class action lawyers, and do absolutel...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/12/2015 08:24 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 5/11/2015.

Too many government regulations today are pointless and prevent us from doing our jobs as well as we could, writes Charles Murray. His modest proposal: Ignore them. "America is no longer the land of the fre...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 12/4/2014 10:25 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 12/3/2014.

"Before anyone jumps the gun and suggests that I’m blaming Barack Obama for the death of Eric Garner, read on. I’m not. As New York City prepares for protests — hopefully peaceful — ...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 11/12/2014 08:20 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 11/12/2014.

'The conventional wisdom has it that voters last week handed power to Republicans in both houses of Congress hoping that legislative unity might translate into measures to improve the economy.  I don&rs...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 9/5/2014 01:19 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 5/8/2014.

"Federal regulators often have good intentions when proposing new rules, such as increasing worker safety or protecting the environment. However, policymakers typically view each regulation on its own, payin...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 9/5/2014 06:45 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 9/5/2014.

"Maybe I’m biased because I mostly work on fiscal policy, but it certainly seems feasible to come up with rough estimates for the damage caused by onerous taxes and excessive spending. On a personal l...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 6/3/2014 08:57 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 6/2/2014.

"Alas, 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 fa...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 3/16/2014 05:58 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 3/14/2014.

We are governed by an arrogant, dysfunctional, self-serving organization that couldn’t care less about us.  The federal bureaucracy, which increasingly behaves as our overlords, regulating what ...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 3/5/2014 07:13 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 3/4/2014.

"Were you hit by a falling kayak? Injured while baking, vacuuming or spending too much time in a deep freeze? Encountered a lamppost for the second time? Were you bitten by a turkey? Never fear, the ICD-10...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 2/10/2014 12:23 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 2/10/2014.

"How long would a company survive if hundreds of its employees were getting regular paychecks but weren’t actually performing work for the business? In the private sector, such a company would be out o...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 1/12/2014 08:41 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 4/17/2011.

The real concern for organisations is the lazy, indolent, incompetent professional "There is a funny email doing the rounds. It is a modern allegory about the expansive nature of staff roles in organisation...MORE

Posted By: DOC on 1/8/2014 12:36 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 1/8/2014.

"And that's only counting the biggies - regulations whose impact on the economy is more than $100 million. Washington Examiner: New federal regulations cost the economy $112 billion in 2013, according to a...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 11/19/2013 08:28 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 11/18/2013.

Why Do We Have Excess Regulation, and Can We Get Rid of It? "As a general rule, the main incentive faced by regulatory agencies is to produce more and more regulations. They have no incentives to even make...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 9/19/2013 08:26 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 9/18/2013.

Small banks are finding it increasingly tough to survive, in part because of the cost of complying with regulations stemming from the financial crisis. "Most Americans have gotten an earful about the too-bi...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 8/25/2013 09:18 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 7/2/2013.

"What a disgrace. If you wanted to know why it takes so long for American’s veterans to get the benefits and services they need, and have been promised, take a look at this. The study by the Americ...MORE

Posted By: TBird on 4/1/2013 11:44 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 4/1/2013.

Sadly, bureaucracy is a time-honored tradition in the United States government, but perhaps no greater bureaucratic juggernaut exists today than the Veteran’s Administration (VA) run by the Obama Admin...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 3/29/2013 12:46 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 3/28/2013.

"Working for the federal government traditionally meant a trade off: lower salaries but high job security. Today, salaries are high and so is job security. One analysis found the federal government fired o...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 3/23/2013 01:19 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 3/23/2013.

Red tape. Paper pushers. Bean counters. Vast, cookie-cutter buildings with fluorescent lighting and thousands of file cabinets. These are the images that come to mind when many Americans think of government...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 3/13/2013 09:07 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 3/12/2013.

Late last week, Obamacare regulators added more than 800 pages to an ever-growing document that will govern your healthcare.  The bureaucrats' work product now prints out to 20,000 pages -- nearly eight...MORE

Posted By: GOP on 2/27/2013 10:03 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 2/26/2013.

  "Energy: In yet another green folly, the lawless Environmental Protection Agency continues to fine gasoline producers for not using cellulosic biofuels in quantities that don't exist, making only m...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 2/17/2013 04:37 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 2/17/2013.

For an unapologetic capitalist, it's particularly frustrating when an allegedly pro-capitalist politician lacks the intellectual ammunition to adequately defend the free market. Concessions to statist...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 1/27/2013 09:55 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 1/23/2013.

President Obama Monday invoked Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence to justify his expansive view of government, but Jefferson might be surprised to learn that the number of federal employees...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 1/18/2013 03:42 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 1/15/2013.

Sometimes, looking at the political discourse in this country, I wonder if we really understand the ratchet effect of increasing government programs and power over time: unlike in business, unlike in nature,...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 1/14/2013 06:52 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 1/14/2013.

The Obama administration issued $236 billion worth of new regulations last year, according to a report from a conservative think tank. The analysis from the American Action Forum, led by former Congressiona...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 1/5/2013 11:47 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 1/3/2013.

Front Page Magazine has been able to confirm that an individual recently arrested for the sexual assault of a three year old near Chicago, Illinois is here illegally, and confusion between Cook County offi...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 12/28/2012 09:54 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 12/27/2012.

Government By Fiat: Quietly, on Christmas Eve while no one was looking, President Obama unveiled his regulatory plans for the coming year. Why all the secrecy? What's he got to hide? Plenty, it seems. By la...MORE

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

    Lao-tzu

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • “The one (a president) can confer no privileges whatever; the other (the king) can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.”

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

  • "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

  • "Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Steven Wright

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    WAG

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "Just because someone says something that’s not factual, does not mean it’s not truthful, if they believe what they are saying."

    Liberal Logic

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • “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

  • "The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels"

    Chinese proverb

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

  • “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”

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    William Pitt

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Government Motto

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

    John Wooden

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

    Knute Rockne

  • Ineptocracy: (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of achieving, and where the members of society least likely to succeed or even to sustain themselves, are abundantly rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

  • "A free nation is armed with a free press."

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George Orwell

  • "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,"

    Pope John Paul II

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Charlotte

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • "Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting."

  • “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 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)

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • “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”

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

    Pat Flynn

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

  • “The University campus is the only place where everything that a parent has taught a young person for 18 years is completely undermined in one semester of their freshman year"

    Kevin McCullough

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "And what is the state but a servant and a convenience for a large number of people, just like the electric light and the plumbing system? And wouldn't it be preposterous to claim that men must exist for their plumbing, not the plumbing for the men"

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

  • "Saying a gun shoots people is like saying a pencil makes mistakes, or a spoon makes people fat."

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”

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

    WAG

  • "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"

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state"

    John Kerry

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    WAG

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    Ian Fleming

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


    WAG

  • "A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not."

    H.L. Mencken

  • "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

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • "It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James A. Garfield

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • 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

  • "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)

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

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

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "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

  • 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

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

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

    Anne Coleman

  • "America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "All the perplexities, confusion and distresses in America arise not from defects in the constitution or confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, as much from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation."

    John Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."

    James Madison

  • 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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • “America is the best half-educated country in the world”

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • “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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Alexander Pope

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it"

    Mark Twain

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • "If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "Of all the enemies of true liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other."

    James Madison

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

    W. C. Fields

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    Confucious

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is."

    Jack Miner

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily"

    George Washington

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "Money is like manure; If you spread it around, it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell"

    Clint Murchison

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Danny Schecter

  • "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)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Leo Durocher

  • “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."

    Patrick Henry

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Bob Hope

  • "An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Sam Adams

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    William Faulkner

  • "Ignorance truly is a choice…….. in this age of information."

    WAG

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

  • “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 )

  • "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance."

    James Madison

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

  • "The irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.”

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government"

    James Madison

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

    George W. Bush

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

  • "Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them."

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • “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

  • "He who would give up a little liberty in return for a little security deserves neither liberty nor security"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    WAG

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

  • “I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance."

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

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

    WAG

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

    Harry Truman

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith"

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “So far consumers are worried about the future. Once they start worrying about the present, we’re in trouble.”

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "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

  • 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

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

  • Scheme: “To be shady or otherwise use intellectual power to deceive or carry out a plan for a personal interest. To plan to do something to get someone’s money, most often by cheating.”

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • 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

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

    Mike Adams

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Luck

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "In Washington, second guessing has become second nature"

    George W. Bush

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Washington

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

  • "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston Churchill

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    James Bovard

  • "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”

    Matthew 16:26

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims”

    Ayn Rand

  • “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)

  • "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

  • "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 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

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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

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

    WAG

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

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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)

  • “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 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

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • “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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

  • “When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    James Madison

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dave Gardner

  • "Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means"

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucius

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "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."

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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)

  • "Agenda 21 is not a "conspiracy theory", it is an Action Plan."

  • "Free speech is a two-way street, and if you use it, you'd better be prepared to dodge oncoming traffic"

    Doug Powers

  • "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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself”

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed”

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • “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

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • “It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    David Stockman

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

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

    Karl Marx

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “The same administration that can’t build a web site, just took over the internet.”

    Brad Thor

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

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

  • "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises"

    Demosthenes

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • “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

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    American Patriot

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

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

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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “We can state with conviction, therefore, that a man's support for absolute government is in direct proportion to the contempt he feels for his country.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • “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”

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

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Wayne

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Joseph Addison

  • “In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of citizens to give to the other”

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it"

    Albert Einstein

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

    Willis Player

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • “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

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

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

    Author Unknown

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    John Adams

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    American Citizen

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

  • "The optimist simply does not have all the facts."

    WAG

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents"

    James Madison

  • Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins”

    William Pitt

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “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………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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 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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Voltaire

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

    Dave Barry

  • "Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."

    Aristotle

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Ann Landers

  • “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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

  • "I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance."

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • "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.

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "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)

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • "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

  • 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

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

    George Washington

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • "I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it"

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

  • "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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

  • “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else”

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

    John Wooden

  • "The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • "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

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

    Robert Novak

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

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "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

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

    Rick Perry

  • "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

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

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

    George Berkeley

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

  • "Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind"

    Hugo Black

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Galileo

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    WAG

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

  • "Every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time it makes a law, it’s a joke"

    Will Rogers

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

    Plato

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Aristotle

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

    George Eliot

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

    Syrus

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

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

  • "A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader"

    Dean Acheson

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

  • "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

  • "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Voltaire

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • 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

  • "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them"

    Alfred Adler

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "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

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

    Moliere

  • "Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship."

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • "The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Bertrand Russell

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Socrates

  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public"

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that 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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

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

  • “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

  • "Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent"

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "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

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to be stupid.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    WAG

  • "The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have."

  • "Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos."

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off”

    Ayn Rand

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

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

    GR

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws"

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Unknown

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • "If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates"

    Jay Leno

  • "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 am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

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

    John Adams

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

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

    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

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "In the age of information, ignorance is a choice"

    WAG

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

  • "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it."

    Frederic Bastiat