Quotes Worth Knowing

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at 5:18 pm by Diamond Jim

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 A few quotes that I think are worth knowing and remembering:

      "I come in peace. I didn't bring artillery. But I'm pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you screw with me, I'll kill you all." (said to Iraqi leadership)  – General James (Mad Dog) Mattis 

     "One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." -- Plato

     "The government can't give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.  And when half of the people get the idea they don't have to work because the other half's going to take care of them, and when the other half get the idea it does no good to work because somebody's going to get what I work for... that, dear friend, is about the end of any nation."  -- Dr. Adrian Rogers, 1931-2005

     "Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have ... The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases."  -- Thomas Jefferson

     "Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson

     "There is no means of avoiding a final collapse of a boom brought about by credit expansion. The alternative is only whether the crisis should come sooner as a result of a voluntary abandonment of further credit expansion, or later as a final and total catastrophe of the currency system involved." -- Ludwig Von Mises

      Proposed Amendment  28 - Congress shall make no law that  applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators or Representatives, and Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States.

      "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty."  -- Thomas Jefferson

      *Show me a young Conservative and I'll show you someone with no heart. Show me an old Liberal and I'll show you someone with no brains."  -- Winston Churchill

      “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation.  One is by the sword.  The other is by debt.”  --  John Adams 1826

     "Find the enemy that wants to end this experiment (in American democracy) and kill every one of them until they're so sick of the killing that they leave us and our freedoms intact." – General James (Mad Dog) Mattis