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He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.

Rudyard Kipling

I’m a football coach. I’m not a doctor. They don’t call plays, I don’t do surgeries. We have a great deal here.

Bill Belichick
Pro football coach responding to media asking repetitive medical related questions about a player's condition.

Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.

Jonathan Swift

Everything that's really worthwhile in life comes to us free - our minds, our souls, our bodies, our hopes, our dreams, our intelligence, our love of family and friends and country. All of these priceless possessions are free.

Earl Nightingale

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.

Marshall McLuhan

If you don't read the newspaper,
you're uninformed.

If you read the newspaper,
you're mis-informed.

Mark Twain

It is inhumane, in my opinion, to force people who have a genuine medical need for coffee to wait in line behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity.

Dave Barry

Policeman: "A hermit eh? Then why's your table set for four?"

Groucho: "That's nothing. My alarm clock is set for eight.

Groucho Marx

Mystical references to 'society' and its programs to 'help' may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is
putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats.

Thomas Sowell

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.

Marcus Aurelius

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

Isaac Newton

We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.

General George Washington

I'm not a vegetarian,
but I eat animals who are.

Groucho Marx

When you're good at something,
you'll tell everyone.

When you're great at something,
they'll tell you.

Walter Payton

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.


What's the difference between a three-week-old puppy and a sportswriter?

In six weeks, the puppy stops whining.

Mike Ditka

Entertainers wrongly assume that their fame, money, and influence arise from broad knowledge rather than natural talent, looks, or mastery of a narrow skill.

Victor Davis Hanson

Power is like being a lady...
if you have to tell people you are,
you aren't.

Margaret Thatcher

I will not cede more power to the state. I will not willingly cede more power to anyone, not to the state, not to General Motors, not to the CIO. I will hoard my power like a miser, resisting every effort to drain it away from me. I will then use my power, as I see fit. I mean to live my life an obedient man, but obedient to God, subservient to the wisdom of my ancestors; never to the authority of political truths arrived at yesterday at the voting booth.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

It is labor alone that is productive: it creates wealth and therewith lays the outward foundations for the inward flowering of man.

Ludwig von Mises

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Those who label words as violence do so with the sole purpose of justifying violence against words.