— Winston Churchill
Men use thought only to justify their wrongdoings, and speech only to conceal their thoughts. French writer Voltaire 1694-1778
We resent all criticism which denies us anything that lies in our line of advance--American Essayist Ralph waldo Emerson 1803-1882
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. --Abigail Adams 1735-1826
If you ever injected truth into politics, you would have no politics. American Humorist Will Rogers 1879-1935
People believe anything they read on the Internet if it fits their preconceived notions---Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left....Margaret Thatcher 1925-
— Groucho Marx
"Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first." Ronald Reagan, 1911-1981
In religion and politics people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing. samuel clemens- Autobiography of Mark Twain
"For most of history, Anonymous was a woman."
— Virginia Woolf
The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent
and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all
Nations and Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation
of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and propriety of
conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment. -- George Washington, 1732-1799 (Address to the Members of the Volunteer Association of Ireland, 2 December 1783)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.-- President Franklin D Roosevelt 1882-1945
"Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States."
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I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence. President A. Lincoln-- 1809-1865.
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"The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened."
— John F. Kennedy
"The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities."
— Ayn Rand
I usually make up my mind about a man
— Ann Richards
― Yevgeny Yevtushenko