The trouble with our Liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.
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.
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.
I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.
The objective I propose is quite simple to state: to foster the infrastructure of democracy - the system of a free press, unions, political parties, universities - which allows a people to choose their own way to develop their own culture, to reconcile their own differences through peaceful means. Ronald Reagan
"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
"You might be able to vote your way into socialism and communism, but eventually, your grandkids will have to shoot their way out."
“When the government fears the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.”
History is God's providence in human affairs"
- Daniel Webster,
If we, and our posterity, shall be true to the Christian religion, if we shall respect His Commandments ... and moral sentiments ... we may have the highest hopes of the future fortunes of this country." Daniel Webster
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity... religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars." - from George Washington's Farewell Address.
"The average age of the world's great civilizations has been 200 years. These nations have progressed through the following sequence: From bondage to spiritual faith ... from spiritual faith to courage ... form courage to liberty ... from liberty to abundance ... from abundance to selfishness ... from selfishness to complacency .... from complacency to apathy ... from apathy to dependency ... from dependency to back to bondage." - unknown