Monday, May 23, 2016


~Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping up a present and not giving it.~  William Ward

~Success is a lousy teacher.  It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.~  Bill Gates

~It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible.~  David Brin

~Death, taxes and childbirth never come at a convenient time.~  Margaret Mitchell

~If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it~ Anthony J. D'Angelo

~You grow up the first time that you have a real laugh at yourself~  Ethel Barrymore

~An ounce of history is worth a pound of logic.~  Oliver Wendell Holmes

~Creditors have better memories than debtors.~  Benjamin Franklin

~The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.~  Albert Einstein

~Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.~   Rousseau

~Whining is anger through a small opening.~  Al Franken

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. Winston Churchill

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. Ronald Reagan (1986)

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other. Voltaire (1764)

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.Winston Churchill

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.Thomas Jefferson

~We can increase the amount of good we do if we don’t care who gets the credit.~  unknown

~The greatest achievement is to outperform yourself.~  Denis Waitley

~It isn’t hard to be good from time to time.  What is tough is being good every day.~ Willie Mays

~You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.~  Leo Aikman

~ History is a vast early warning system. ~ Norman Cousins