Notable Quotes

“Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.”

— John F. Kennedy



“Everybody wants to save the Earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.” 

— P.J. O’Rourke



“Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; It’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it.”

— Margaret Thatcher, British PM (1979-90)



“When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you.”

— Nora Ephron



“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” 

— J.R.R. Tolkien



“Sound, & sound doctrine, may pass through a Ram’s Horn and a Preacher,
without straightening the one, or amending the other.”

— Benjamin Franklin



 Killing the goose that lays the golden egg is a viable political strategy,
so long as the goose does not die before the next election and no one traces the politicians’ fingerprints on the murder weapon.”

— Thomas Sowell



“It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks, and the greatest of all prizes are those connected with the home.” 

— Winston Churchill



Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

— Aristotle



 IF you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards,
that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today.”

— Thomas Sowell



“Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance.”

— G.K. Chesterton



“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”

— Abraham Lincoln



“People who have time on their hands will inevitably waste the time of people who have work to do.”

— Thomas Sowell