“An innate spirit of freedom first told me that the measures which [the] Administration have for some time been and now are most violently pursuing are repugnant to every principle of natural justice.” – George Washington
“Political language…is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” – George Orwell
“Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.” – Ronald Reagan
“Vegetarian – Old Indian word for ‘lousy hunter’.” – seen on a bumper sticker
“Status quo, you know, is Latin for ‘the mess we’re in’.” – Ronald Reagan
“We will not tire, we will not falter and we will not fail.” – George W. Bush, speech after 9/11 attacks
“Two of my favorite things are my steering wheel and my Remington rifle.” – Dale Earnhardt
“We are tired of aristocratic explanations in Harvard words.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.” – Ulysses S. Grant
“Always do everything you ask of those you command.” – George S Patton
“Take every stumbling block and turn it into a stepping stone.” – Grampa Jack Kollmeyer
“I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it.” – Clint Eastwood
“Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no!” – John Belushi in Animal House
“When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn’t just talk about the princes of greed. He said, ‘Look, here’s what happened.’ ” – Joe Biden
“Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process.” – Nancy Pelosi
“When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads.” – Ron Paul
‘Only 2 defining forces have ever offered to die for you….Jesus Christ and the American Soldier. One died for your soul, the other for your freedom.’ – Lt. Col. Grant L. Rosensteel, Jr. (submitted by a fellow blogger through Comments)
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. – Winston Churchill
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. – George Washington
I happen to be a proponent of single-payer, universal health care plans. – Obama giving a 2003 speech at an AFL-CIO event
“The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone depends upon the character of the person walking the path.” – Travis V. Alexander 1977-2008
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach. – Adolf Hitler
If I might add one:
‘Only 2 defining forces have ever offered to die for you….Jesus Christ and the American Soldier. One died for your soul, the other for your freedom.’
Lt. Col. Grant L. Rosensteel, Jr.
Copied from a post of a fellow blogger,seemed to fit.
Definitely a good one…Thank you
Every town needs a village idiot. I am still available for fulltime or part-time appearances.
Ike, I would HARDLY classify you as an idiot. FAR from it. You are a calming voice amongst a tsunami of angst.
I just do silly things sometimes to laugh at myself when I realise how fragile we are. This was one such time.