Robert A. Heinlein 
Friday, August 14, 2009, 07:25 AM - quoteFoo

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, and die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.

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Albert Einstein 
Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 09:07 PM - quoteFoo

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.

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Ronald Reagan 
Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 11:24 AM - quoteFoo

A communist is someone who reads Marx. An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx.


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Brother Andrew 
Sunday, July 12, 2009, 03:07 PM - quoteFoo

If your vision doesn't scare you, then both your vision and your God are too small.



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St. Catherine of Siena 
Thursday, July 9, 2009, 07:17 AM - quoteFoo
When we are whom we are called to be, we will set the world ablaze.



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Shakespeare 
Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 04:17 PM - quoteFoo

How heavy do I journey on the way,
When what I seek, my weary travel's end,
Doth teach that ease and that repose to say
'Thus far the miles are measured from thy friend!'
The beast that bears me, tired with my woe,
Plods dully on, to bear that weight in me,
As if by some instinct the wretch did know
His rider loved not speed, being made from thee:
The bloody spur cannot provoke him on
That sometimes anger thrusts into his hide;
Which heavily he answers with a groan,
More sharp to me than spurring to his side;
For that same groan doth put this in my mind;
My grief lies onward and my joy behind.


SONNET 50


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Margaret Thatcher 
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 02:16 PM - quoteFoo
The Trouble With Socialism Is That You Eventually Run Out Of Other People's Money


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Will Rogers 
Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 07:02 AM - quoteFoo

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.


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Niccolo Machiavelli 
Friday, March 13, 2009, 02:40 PM - quoteFoo

Of no little importance to a prince is his choice of ministers, who are good or bad according to the prince’s intelligence. In forming an opinion about a ruler’s brains, the first thing is to look at the men he has around him, for when they are adequate and loyal he can be considered prudent, because he recognizes those who are competent and keeps them loyal. When they are otherwise, the prince is always to be estimated low, because the first error he makes, he makes in choosing advisers.


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Ayn Rand 
Monday, February 23, 2009, 03:12 PM - quoteFoo

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.

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C. S. Lewis 
Monday, February 23, 2009, 07:29 AM - quoteFoo

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.


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Ayn Rand 
Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 12:24 PM - quoteFoo

It stands to reason that where there’s sacrifice, there’s someone collecting sacrificial offerings. Where there’s service, there’s someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master.

~The Fountainhead, 1943


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