Notable Quotes

“A new survey found that 80 percent of men claim they help cook Thanksgiving dinner.
Which makes sense, when you hear them consider saying ‘that smells good’ to be helping.”

Jimmy Fallon 



“One of the most important reasons for studying history is that virtually every stupid idea that is in vogue today
has been tried before and proved disastrous before, time and again.
Do we need to keep repeating the same mistakes forever?”

Thomas Sowell



The law of the cap:
A company or group cannot grow greater, wider, deeper or healthier than the person and people at the top.

Dr. John Maxwell



“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

Mother Teresa 



“The Thanksgiving tradition is, we overeat.
‘Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?’ ‘
But we do that everyday!’ ‘Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?’ ”

Jim Gaffigan



“In difficult times we may be tempted to find excuses for self-indulgence and to wash our hands of responsibility.
Christmas stands for the opposite… we need to go out and look for opportunities to help those less fortunate than ourselves,
even if that service demands sacrifice.” 

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II



“The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, 
to the prejudice and oppression of another, is certainly the most erroneous and mistaken policy.
An equal dispensation of protection, rights, privileges, and advantages, is what every part is entitled  to, and ought to enjoy.”

—Benjamin Franklin (1774)



“Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law
but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.”

—Benjamin Rush



“Truth can stand by itself. Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors?”

—Thomas Jefferson (1781)