Skip to comments.Quote of the week 3/21/10
Posted on 03/21/2010 1:54:33 PM PDT by mainestategop
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more. WINSTON CHURCHILL My Early Life: A Roving Commission (1930), Chapter 9 (Education At Bangalore)
Its been awhile but now Here are some new quotes from random individuals.
Here I stand with 1000 bayonets, and there you stand with your laws. we shall see who prevails.
Whatever the price of the Chinese Revolution, it has obviously succeeded not only in producing more efficient and dedicated administration, but also in fostering high morale and community of purpose. The social experiment in China under Chairman Mao's leadership is one of the most important and successful in human history.
It's terrible to have to say this. World population must be stabilized and to do this we must eliminate 350,000 people per day. (Equating to 128 million per year)
"We are socialists, we are enemies of today's capitalistic economic system for the exploitation of the economically weak, with its unfair salaries, with its unseemly evaluation of a human being according to wealth and property instead of responsibility and performance, and we are all determined to destroy this system under all conditions." ADOLF HITLER (Speech of May 1, 1927. Quoted by Toland, 1976, p. 306)
I've been fighting with Acorn, alongside Acorn, on issues you care about, my entire career. Barack Obama
In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's leading role in the world. Barack Obama
It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations. Barack Obama
My administration is the only thing between you [CEO's] and the pitchforks. Barack Obama
“For my part I prefer fifty thousand rifles to fifty thousand votes”
- Benito Mussolini
We contend that for a nation to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
Nancy Astor: Sir, if you were my husband, I would give you poison.
Churchill: If I were your husband I would take it.
If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without blood shed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.
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