Notable Quotes

“He that is warm for truth, and fearless in its defense, performs one of the duties of a good man;
he strengthens his own conviction, and guards others from delusion;
but steadiness of belief, and boldness of profession, are yet only part of the form of godliness.” 

— Samuel Johnson



“We are a nation of communities… a brilliant diversity spread like stars,
like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.”

— George H. W. Bush, 41st President, June 1924- Nov. 2018



Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.

— H.L Mencken



“I do not like broccoli. And I have not liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it.
And I’m president of the United Sates and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.”

— George H. W. Bush,  41st President, 1924-2018



“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” 

— G. K. Chesterton



No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.”

— Suzi Orman



“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion,
they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” 

— John Adams


“To think is easy. To act is hard.
But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



“We must be the great arsenal of democracy.
For us this is an emergency as serious as war itself.
We must apply ourselves to our task with the same resolution, the same sense of urgency,
the same spirit of patriotism and sacrifice as we would show were we at war.”

— Franklin Delano Roosevelt



It is a tremendously important and never-ending problem for the self-governing American people to be…
ever alert and vigorously active in combating wherever necessary, any and all threats to Individual Liberty
and to its supporting system of  constitutionally limited government.

— Samuel Adams



“Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead.
Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.” 

—  G.K. Chesterton



“The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses.
It is about the egos of the elites.”

 — Thomas Sowell



“I miss everything about Chicago, except January and February. ”

— Gary Cole



“Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago — in January, only more intelligent.

— Dave Barry