Notable Quotes

“Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.”

— Winston Churchill



“It is an old liberal theme that conservative ideas, being red in tooth and claw,
cannot possibly emerge from any notion of the public good.”

— Charles Krauthammer


“Socialism is the philosopy of failure,
the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy.
its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.”

— Winston Churchill



“The worst thing about Halloween is, of course, candy corn.
It’s unbelievable to me. Candy corn is the only candy in the history of America that’s never been advertised.
And there’s a reason. All of the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911.
And so, since nobody eats that stuff, every year there’s
a ton of it left over.”

— Lewis Black



Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones;
the difference is only in the price.

— Benjamin Franklin

“Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it.
If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying ‘End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH’,
the paint wouldn’t even have time to dry.”

— Sir Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time



“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”

— Jack Welch
Welch was chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001.
During his tenure at GE, the company’s value rose 4,000 percent.



“The property of the people belongs to the people.
To take it from them by taxation cannot be justified except by urgent public necessity.
Unless this principle be recognized, our country is no longer secure, our people no longer free.” 

— Calvin Coolidge



“Do not let yesterday use up too much of today.” 

— Will Rogers



There is a degree of watchfulness over all men possessed of power… upon which the liberties of  mankind must depend.
It is necessary to guard against the infirmities of the best as well as the wickedness of  the worst.

— Samuel Adams



“Today, the only thing not tolerated is intolerance of doctrinal tolerance,
the only evil is calling out evil, and the only heresy is calling anything heresy.” 

— Burk Parsons



“The great thing about candy is that it can’t be spoiled by the adult world.
Candy is innocent. And all Halloween candy pales next to candy corn,
if only because candy corn used to appear, like the Great Pumpkin, solely on Halloween.”

— Rosecrans Baldwin