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We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles. ~ Jimmy Carter  

Can you remember when day-care centers were called home?  

In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy. ~ Fran Lebowitz  

Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell. ~ Frank Borman  

The ten most important two letter words, in the English language is: IF IT IS TO BE IT IS UP TO ME.  

Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can stand.  

What’s needed in government is more horse sense and less nonsense.

There is only one giant machine operated by pygmies, and that is bureaucracy. ~ Honore de Balzac  

The hippo has no sting, but the wise man would rather be sat upon by the bee. ~ Polish proverb

And Nathan said to David, ‘Thou art the man’. ~ Bible, 2 Samuel 12:7 Hence, today’s idiom, “You da man…!”  

Did it ever occur to you that nothing occurs to God?  

Whenever I’m sad I just imagine if babies were born with mustaches… ~ Anonymous

Even people that believe in predestination look both ways before crossing the street. ~ Stephen Hawking

If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn’t pay Smith. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll  

What color is a chameleon on a mirror?  

Q: How do you spell “onomatopoeia”? A: The way it sounds  

Knock, Knock. Who’s there? Opportunity. Don’t be silly–opportunity doesn’t knock twice!  

Given a choice between two theories, take the one which is funnier.  

As of 1992, they’re called European Economic Community fries.  

All men should freely use those seven words which have the power to make any marriage run smoothly:  You know dear, you may be right.  

A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves. ~ Edward R. Murrow  

If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too. ~ Somerset Maugham  

It is not the business of government to make men virtuous or religious, or to preserve the fool from the consequences of his own folly. Government should be repressive no further than is necessary to secure liberty by protecting the equal rights of each from aggression on the part of others, and the moment governmental […]

Religion is the opiate of the masses. ~ Karl Marx Winners don’t do drugs. ~ the FBI  

I was high on life, but eventually I built up a tolerance.  ~ Arj Barker  

I don’t drink these days. I am allergic to alcohol and narcotics. I break out in handcuffs.  ~ Robert Downey, Jr.  

Status quo, you know, that is Latin for the mess we’re in. ~ Ronald Reagan

I was a boring child. Whenever we played doctor, the other children always made me the anesthesiologist. ~ Rita Rudner  

It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom. ~ Albert Einstein  

I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them. ~ Phyllis Diller  

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~ H. L. Mencken  

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value. ~ Arthur C. Clarke  

Insanity in individuals is something rare–but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche  

What about little microphones? What if everyone swallowed them, and they played the sounds of our hearts through little speakers… ~ Jonathan Safran Foer  

If someone offers you a breath mint, accept it. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr

In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage. ~ John Steinbeck  

Time is the only critic without ambition. ~ John Steinbeck  

What some people mistake for the high cost of living, is really the cost of living high.  

Yesterday today was tomorrow yet tomorrow today will be yesterday.  

You can’t have your Kate, and Edith, too  

If the fans don’t come out to the ball park, you can’t stop them. ~ Yogi Berra.  

You can’t fire anyone from the post office… They fire back.  

You don’t have to be a ‘person of influence’ to be influential.  In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they’ve taught me. ~ Scott Adams  

Worry is a misuse of imagination. ~ Dan Zadra  

A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one’s life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself. ~ Louis L’Amour  

Life is like a game of cards.  The hand that is dealt you is determinism; the way you play it is free will. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru  

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. ~ Steve Prefontaine  

You are so young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions.  Refrain therefore a while from setting yourself up as judge of the highest matters. ~ Plato  

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  

You can’t turn back the clock but you can wind it up again. ~ Bonnie Prudden