“The higher type of man clings to virtue, the lower type of man clings to material

comfort. The higher type of man cherishes justice, the lower type of man cherish -es the hope of favors to be received.” --Confucius

“The more one considers the matter, the clearer it becomes that redistribution is in effect far less a redistribution of free income from the richer to the poorer, as we imagined, than a redistribution of power from the individual to the State.” --Bertrand de Jouvenel

“Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil; our great hope lies in developing what is good.” --Calvin Coolidge

“Totalitarianism spells simplification: an enormous reduction in the variety of aims, motives, interests, human types, and, above all, in the categories and units of power.” --Eric Hoffer

“The slave has but one master; the ambitious man has as many as can help in making his fortune.” --Jean de La Bruyere

“There is only one quality worse than hardness of the heart and that is softness of the head.” --Theodore Roosevelt 

“Knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” --Samuel Johnson.

 “I detest that man, who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks forth another.” --Homer

 “The worst of all deceptions is self-deception.” --Plato

“The reality is, if we tell the truth, we only have to tell the truth once. If you lie, you have to keep lying forever.” --Rabbi Wayne Dosick

“Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.” --Marcus Tullius Cicero

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” --Sun Tzu

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state lives at the expense of everyone.” --Frederic Bastiat

“Love of justice in the generality of men is only the fear of suffering from injustice.” Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

“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 the great struggle for independence.” --Charles Beard

“Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.

               -Robert E. Lee

“Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.” --Aristotle

“Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly

concern them.” --Paul Valery

“A state without some means of change is without the means of its conservation.” --

                                                                                            Edmund Burke

“The enemies of truth are always awfully nice.” --Christopher Morely

“If I knew that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.” --Thoreau

“Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob.”

                    --Oscar Wilde

“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it

made.” --Groucho Marx

“Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel very important. They don’t mean to do harm -- but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.”                --T.S. Eliot

“There is no limit to what you can accomplish if you don’t care who gets the credit.” -----Ronald Reagan

“They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.”

                                                             --Edmund Burke


“Endless money forms the sinews of war.”     --Marcus Tullius Cicero


“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.”          --Emma Goldman)

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.”

                                                             -----Theodore Roosevelt

“I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”

--Barry Goldwater

“The bottom line is, there have been a lot of nuts elected to the United State

Senate.”                            --Charles Grassley

“The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence.”                            --John Adams


“The world wishes to be deceived.”               --Sebastian Franck

“1 long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.”                       --Helen Keller

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.”                     --Henry David Thoreau

“The majority of us are for free speech when it deals with subjects Concerning which we have no intense feelings.”    --Edmund Chaffee

“Perhaps the most obvious political effect of controlled news is the advantage it gives powerful people in getting their issues on the political agenda and defining those issues in ways likely to influence their resolution.” --W. Lance Bennett

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” --George Jean Nathan

“Freedom is independence of the compulsory will of another, and in so far as it tends to exist with the freedom of all according to a universal law, it is the one sole original inborn right belonging to every man in virtue of his humanity.”

                    --lmmanuel Kant

“Freedom is not a gift received from the State or leader, but a possession to be won every day by the effort of each and the union of all.”          --Albert Camus


“Young man, the secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered I was not God.” --Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.”                     --Blaise Pascal

“The first destroyer of the liberties of a people is he who first gave them bounties and largess.”           --Plutarch


Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.” -~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not suppose that this is the end. This is only the beginning of the reckoning. This is the first sip, the first foretaste of the bitter cup which will be proffered to us year by year unless by a supreme recovery of moral health and martial vigor, we arise again and take our stand for freedom as in the olden time.”

                                                                                   --Winston Churchill

“One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.”              --Thomas Reed

“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.”                                                 --Albert Einstein

“I would remind you that extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”

                                                                         --Barry Goldwater

“The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution.”                                       --Byron White

“The Democrat Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.”                        --lgnatius Donnelly

“Public life is a situation of power and energy; he trespasses against his duty who sleeps over his watch, as well as he that goes over to the enemy.” --Edmund Burke

“There is strength in the union even of very sorry men.” ‘Homer

“Individualism, the love of enterprise, and the pride in personal freedom, have been deemed by Americans not only as their choicest, but their peculiar and exclusive possessions.”                              --James Bryce

“Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward.”                       --Patricia Sampson

“The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions.”                      --Daniel Webster

“Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.”

                              --Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

“To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying ‘Amen’ to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.”

                    --Robert Louis Stevenson


“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” --Aesop

“How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.” --Benjamin Disraeli

“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.”-

                    ----Oscar Wilde


“Wisdom comes alone through suffering.”              --Aeschylus


“Conquer yourself and the world lies at your feet.”            --Saint Augustine

“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against its government.”

                    --Edward Abbey

“There are no persons capable of stooping so low as those who desire to rise in the world.”                   --Lady Marguerite Blessington

“If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of lawyers in the first place.”                   --Charles Montagu

“Give us, 0 give us, the man who sings at his work! Be his occupation what it may, he is equal to any of those who follow the same pursuit in silent sullenness. He will do more in the same time — he will do it better, he will persevere longer. One is scarcely sensible of fatigue whilst he marches to music.” --Thomas Carlyle

“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” --Albert Einstein

“The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.” --Aristotle

“Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.” --Benjamin Disraeli

“I wish that all Americans would realize that American politics is world politics.”

                                                   ---Theodore Roosevelt

“No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.” --Gideon Tucker

“Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn’t grow up can be vice president.”                  --Johnny Carson

“We cannot afford to differ on the question of honesty if we expect our republic permanently to endure. Honesty is not so much a credit as an absolute prerequisite to efficient service to the public. Unless a man is honest, we have no right to keep him in public life; it matters not how brilliant his capacity.” --Theodore Roosevelt

“The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.”


“There can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is the practice of truth.”                        --George Jacob Holyoake

“The inherent right in the people to reform their government, I do not deny; and they   have another right, and that is to resist unconstitutional laws without overturning the government.”               --Daniel Webster

“The [Income Tax Act of 1894] which we are impugning before you is communistic in its purposes and tendencies, and is defended here upon principles as communistic, socialistic -- what shall I call them -- populistic as ever have been addressed to any political assembly in the world.” --Joseph Choate

“It’s easy to be a humorist when you’ve got the whole government working for you. -----Will Rogers

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” --Benjamin Franklin

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