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The Left Is ‘Projecting’ Its Own Evil Onto Conservatives
Posted By: Letters on January 12, 2017 07:10 PM in COMMENT CORNER
James Longstreet  AmericanThinker.com Published on November 19, 2016


Have there ever been better examples of the psychological phenomenon known as “projection” than what we see and hear from the left each day?

Psychological projection is a theory in psychology in which humans defend themselves against their own unconscious impulses or qualities (both positive and negative) by denying their existence in themselves while attributing them to others.

1. The right is violent.

Anti-Trump rioting in Portland, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, and Omaha by the left in which private and public property is destroyed.  During the campaign, the husband of elected congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Robert Creamer, boasted on video of hiring thugs to violently disrupt the Trump rally in Chicago.

We still await the violent right-wing extremism of which the left always warns.  Maybe it is they to whom they really refer.  Projecting?

2. The right is not tolerant.

All one need to do is suggest that a conservative lecturer visit a college campus.  The opposing arguments and points of view are not tolerated by the left, and there are repeated examples.  “Liberal” education in its pure form “invites” discussion and opposing views.  Open debate and civil discourse is welcomed by the right, yet shouting down and denying opposing viewpoints is the new discourse delivered by the “projecting” left and driven by the Saul Alinsky principles.

3. The right is racist.

Everything the left witnesses is shot through the prism of race.  Race is their oxygen, and they can’t take a breath without it.   Of late, Lebron James, and the liberal press, thinks a reference to the people with whom he travels as his “posse” is racist.   (The pendulum is hitting the wall.)  Gene Autry and Roy Rogers had posses – was that racist?  The absurdity and prevalence of these instances requires no further comment.  Who invites race into each discussion or dissection of the events of the day?   The “projecting” left.

4. The Republican Party is infighting and in disarray.

As is the case in the previous examples of “projection,” this was patently false.  And, in glaring fashion, it was indeed just the other way around.  There were 17 candidates for the Republican nomination for president.  There were three from the Democratic Party, and quickly down to two as Jim Webb saw the game unfold and withdrew.

Seventeen candidates engaged in lively debate and constitutional discourse on the Republican side.  A Socialist and a former first lady with a checkered performance as secretary of state on the Democrat side.  The primary involvement of the Republican voters was record-breaking, not so much so with the Democrats.

In fact, in actuality, it was the Democratic Party that was imploding.  Nine hundred state legislative seats lost in the past eight years.  That is a record for a presidential stint, Mr. Obama.  Only five states have a Democrat governor, House and Senate.   Republican governors rose from 22 to 31, Democrats falling from 28 to 18.  Republican state Senate seats rose from a 2009 level of 899 to 1,089, as Democrat seats fell from a 2009 level of 1,024 to 823.  Likewise, Republican state House seats rose from 2009 level of 2,334 to 3,029, as Democrats fell from 3,058 to 2,340.

Finally, Barack Obama seems bent on reminding everyone that “I did a pretty good job.”  This is more delusional than projecting, but both are similar in their detachment from reality.

If this is a pretty good job, Mr. Obama, play on.  Your legacy will be shrouded in this detachment from reality, and the history books will speak of riots from the left, not the right.  It will speak of the steep decline in your party’s stature.  These “successes” you delivered will speak for themselves.  The Democratic Party looks to pick up the pieces, if they can find them.  Accusations and “projections” from the left begin to fall on deaf ears." -- James Longstreet


James Longstreet  AmericanThinker.com November 19, 2016

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

  • "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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Alfred Adler

  • “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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

  • “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”

  • "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

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

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

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

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Unknown

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

  • "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

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Steven Wright

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Larry Elder

  • 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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "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)

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    James Madison

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Plato

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

  • “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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Author Unknown

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • “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

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

    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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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

  • "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.

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

    GR

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates"

    Jay Leno

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    WAG

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

    Rick Perry

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

    American Patriot

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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"

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • 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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    David Stockman

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Francis Bacon

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    Moliere

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Robert Novak

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Mark Twain

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

  • 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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Plato

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

    George Orwell

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

  • "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

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

    Syrus

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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “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

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Mike Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • 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

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

    William Arthur Ward

  • "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)

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Evan Sayet

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Charlotte

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

    Knute Rockne

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Brault

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Luck

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Willis Player

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

  • "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)

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    WAG

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Sophia Loren

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Jacques Barzun

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    WAG

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    American Citizen

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • “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)

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

  • "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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Galileo

  • “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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Aristotle

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Anatole France

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Confucious

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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)

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "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

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    James Madison

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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    John Adams

  • “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

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

    Rod Serling

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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


    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    WAG

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Dana Buchman

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    George Mason

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • 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.”

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    WAG

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Eliot

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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    John Kerry

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    WAG

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Larry Elder

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    WAG

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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)

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • “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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

  • “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”

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Progressive apologist

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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)

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Bob Hope

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Lao-tzu

  • "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

  • "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."

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • 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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • “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?”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

  • "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