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Some Quotes Of Note

Posted by MacZad
Oct 03 2012

"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men." John Adams

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both." Frederick Douglass - American abolitionist, newspaper publisher, orator, author, statesman, and reformer

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." - Frederic Bastiat, (1801-1850) French economist, statesman, and author

"Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise." Sir Francis Bacon

"If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it." Woodrow Wilson

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent." Thomas Jefferson

"The highest return on assets is always a political contribution." William Black author of The Best Way To Rob A Bank Is To Own One.

"Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies." Thomas Jefferson

"All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate would be oppression." Thomas Jefferson

"Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy." Edwin Hubbel Chapin - Universalist minister of the 1800s

"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts." Daniel Patrick Moynihan

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." Mark Twain

"The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it's that they know so many things that just aren't so." Mark Twain or Josh Billings

"You can't teach an old dogma new tricks" Dorothy Parker - American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist

"I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep the house." Zsa Zsa Gabor

(Updated 11/3/12)

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