Quotes of the Week

‎"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." 

--Harry S. Truma

"Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars" 

--amballtrip via SnarkyBytes

"America needs fewer laws, not more prisons."

– James Bovard

"This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him."

--William Lyon Phelps

"Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom in Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed…."

--Noah Webster, *An Examination of the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution*, 1787

"There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible to live without breaking laws."

– Ayn Rand

"My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!"

--Thomas Jefferson

1 comment:

Old NFO said...

Good ones!!! :-)