Category: Daily Quote

Daily Quote 11.24.14

Alistair Cooke




” Liberty is the luxury of self-discipline, that those nations historically who have failed to discipline themselves have had discipline imposed by others. “











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Daily Quote 11.23.14

Clarence Darrow




” There is no such crime as a crime of thought; there are only crimes of action. “










Daily Quote 11.22.14

Frederic Bastiat



” They would be the shepherds over us, their sheep. Certainly such an arrangement presupposes that they are naturally superior to the rest of us. And certainly we are fully justified in demanding from the legislators and organizers proof of this natural superiority. “










Daily Quote 11.21.14

H L Mencken




” I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time. “










Daily Quote 11.20.14

William T. Harris




” Our schools have been scientifically designed to prevent over-education from happening. The average American [should be] content with their humble role in life, because they’re not tempted to think about any other role. “















Daily Quote 11.19.14

Norman Vincent Peale




Americans used to roar like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security.











Daily Quote 11.18.14

Prof. Sanford H Kadish




” It seems as if the Department [of Justice] sees the value of the Bill of Rights as no more than obstacles to be overcome. “










Daily Quote 11.17.14

Thomas Sowell



” What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don’t like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don’t expect freedom to survive very long. “










Daily Quote 11.16.14

Albert Einstein




” Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. “










Daily Quote 11.15.14

Thomas Paine




” Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle, is a species of vice. “










Daily Quote 11.14.14

Frederick Douglass



” The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous. “











Daily Quote 11.13.14

John F. McManus




” Search the Constitution and you will find no power granted to the legislative branch to make laws governing agriculture, housing, medicine, energy, private ownership or weapons, and a great deal more. “










Daily Quote 11.12.14

Thomas J DiLorenzo




” The theory of natural monopoly is an economic fiction. No such thing as a ‘natural’ monopoly has ever existed. The history of the so-called public utility concept is that the late 19th and early 20th-century ‘utilities’ competed vigorously, and like all other industries, they did not like competition. They first secured government-sanctioned monopolies, and then, with the help of a few influential economists, they constructed an ex post facto rationalization for their monopoly power. … The theory of natural monopoly is a 19th-century economic fiction that defends 19th-century (or 18th-century, in the case of the U.S. Postal Service) monopolistic privileges and has no useful place in the 21st-century American economy. “











Daily Quote 11.11.14

Alexander The Great




” I do not fear an army of lions, if they are led by a lamb. I do fear an army of sheep, if they are led by a lion. “










Daily Quote 11.10.14

Leonardo da Vinci



” Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. “




















Daily Quote 11.9.14

Daniel Webster




” If the States were not left to leave the Union when their rights were interfered with, the government would have been National, but the Convention refused to baptize it by that name. “










Daily Quote 11.8.14

Joseph Sobran




” Politicians never accuse you of ‘greed’ for wanting other people’s money—only for wanting to keep your own money.”










Daily Quote 11.7.14

Lord Vansittart



” The tragedy of the police state is that it always regards all opposition as a crime, and there are no degrees. “










Daily Quote 11.6.14

James Madison




” Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power. “










Daily Quote 11.5.14

Andrew Jackson




” It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes. “










Daily Quote 11.4.14

Jose Marti y Perez



” To change masters is not to be free. “










Daily Quote 11.3.14

Konnilyn G. Feig




” Man is deeply vulnerable when faced with overwhelming evil. Instead of consolidating his energy to fight it, he wastes valuable time and effort puzzling over it, insisting it is not, cannot possibly be, what it seems. “










Daily Quote 11.2.14

Alexis de Tocqueville




” There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle. “










Daily Quote 11.1.14

Charlie Reese




” Some lawyers and judges may have forgotten it, but the purpose of the court system is to produce justice, not slavish obedience to the law. “











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