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Sunday, February 05, 2006

Some of my favorite Quotes

“When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.” -Thomas Jefferson, 1807

“No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.” -Abraham Lincoln

“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 success of liberty.” -John F. Kennedy

“Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself.” -Mark Twain

“If you tell people what to do, as opposed as how to do it, they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” -General Patton

“I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
-Thomas Jefferson

“When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong.” -Oscar Wilde

“The man who rolls up his sleeves seldom loses his shirt. “ - Thomas Cowan

“How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.” - Ronald Reagan

"People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. " - Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. " - Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." - Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

"There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life." - Frank Zappa

"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. " - Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his. " - General George Patton (1885-1945)

"Few things are harder to put up with than a good example. " - Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. " - Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. " - Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

"Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity. " - Irving Kristol

"Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?" - H. M. Warner (1881-1958), founder of Warner Brothers, in 1927

"He would make a lovely corpse." - Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. " - Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"The truth is more important than the facts. " - Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

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