"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

"Who will protect us from those who protect us?"

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. ~ Thomas Jefferson

"None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free." ~~Goethe

06 February 2011

Some things to think about....

"One man with courage is a majority"
~~Thomas Jefferson

"The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted"
~~James Madison

"A decent and manly examination of the acts of the Government should not only be tolerated, but encouraged"
~~William Henry Harrison

"It is not strange... to mistake change for progress"
~~Millard Filmore

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public"
~~Theodore Roosevelt

"The business of America is business"
~~Calvin Coolidge

"We need not fear the expression of ideas-we do need to fear their suppression"
~~Harry S. Truman

"We...declared our independence 200 years ago and we are not about to lose it now to paper shufflers and computers"
~~Gerald R. Ford

"We are a nation that has a government-not the other way around.  And that makes us special among the nations of the earth"
~~Ronald Reagan

"How wonderful for governments that the people they administer do not think"
~~Adolph Hitler

"One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived"
~~Niccolo Machiavelli

Stay safe.


ViolentIndifference said...

That is an excellent collection of quotes - thank you.

Wraith said...

For all that Teddy R. was a proto-Progressive, he did make a lot of sense.

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Home on the Range said...

You summed up some succinct ones. Thank you.