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Abraham Lincoln:

  • You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.

    ... and Mr. Obama, you are NO Abe Lincoln!  

 

Albert Einstein:

  • The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results.

Thomas Jefferson:

  • When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
  • The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
  • The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
  • All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
  • Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
  • A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor and bread it has earned - this is the sum of good government.
  • Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.
  • Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
  • I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.
  • It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
  • It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.
  • My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.

Words To Live By

  1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
  2. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.
  3. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.
  4. When you say, 'I love you ,' mean it.
  5. When you say, 'I'm sorry,' look the person in the eye.
  6. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.
  7. Believe in love at first sight.
  8. Never laugh at anyone's dream. People who don't have dreams don't have much.
  9. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.
  10. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
  11. Don't judge people by their relatives.
  12. Talk slowly but think quickly.
  13. When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, 'Why do you want to know?'
  14. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
  15. Say 'bless you' when you hear someone sneeze.
  16. When you lose, don't lose the lesson!
  17. Remember the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and responsibility for all your actions.
  18. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
  19. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
  20. Smile when picking up the phone.. The caller will hear it in your voice.
  21. Spend some time alone. 

  

Humor

Look at this cartoon from 1934 and look especially carefully at the plan of action. Remember the adage, "Those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it." Looks like we could be in for really difficult times."