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July 24, 2017

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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."

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • 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

  • "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 to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

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

    WAG

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Syrus

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

    George Berkeley

  • “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)

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Confucius

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


    WAG

  • 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

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

    Moliere

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Santayana

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

    George Washington

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

    James Bovard

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    John Wayne

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Will Rogers

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Charlotte

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

    George Orwell

  • 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.”

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

    American Patriot

  • 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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Brad Thor

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Plato

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    John Kerry

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • “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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    von Clausewitz

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

  • "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"

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Bob Hope

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Washington

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Socrates

  • "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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Anne Coleman

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Galileo

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

    George Washington

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Bob Hope

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "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

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

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

    Pietro Aretino

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

    James Madison

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

  • “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)

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

    John Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Harry Truman

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

    George W. Bush

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

    John Adams

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  • “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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Sam Adams

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    WAG

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Charlie Daniels

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

    WAG

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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)

  • "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

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

    Anatole France

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    William Faulkner

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

  • "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)

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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.

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

  • "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."

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    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

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

    WAG

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

  • “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”

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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.

  • "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

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Eliot

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

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

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

    Doug Powers

  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • “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

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

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • “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”

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Government Motto

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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 )

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Lao-tzu

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

  • "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)

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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?”

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    David Stockman

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

    WAG

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

  • “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)

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

    Howard Buffett

  • "I 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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • "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

  • "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)

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Confucious

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Aristotle

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

    Dave Barry

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

    WAG

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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Aristotle

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Francis Bacon

  • "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)

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

    James Madison

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Alexander Pope

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    GR

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

    James Madison

  • “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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • “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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    WAG

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

    George Mason

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Anonymous

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    David Letterman

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

    Lord Byron

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

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

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

    Luck

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • “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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

    Tacitus

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • "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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "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

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Anonymous

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    Plato

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

    George Washington

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William Pitt

  • "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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

  • "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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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)

  • “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

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • “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

  • "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 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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

    Willis Player

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

    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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Paul Horning

  • “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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Groucho Marx

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Unknown

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

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    James Madison

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Plato

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    WAG

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Bob Hope

  • "In the age of information, ignorance is a choice"

    WAG

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Mike Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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

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

    James Madison

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

  • 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

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

    Steven Wright

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

    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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Joseph Addison

  • “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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

    WAG

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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.

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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”

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • 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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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)

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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