In February 2003, I finally decided to dump the table. And the page is machine-generated from a master quotes-file that’s also the source for my email signatures.
Now I’ve only got one file to maintain, and this shouldn’t get too far out of date. "No one should die because they cannot afford health care, unless they can't afford health care because they spent their money on drugs, booze, cigarettes, pets, illegitimate children, scratch-off lottery tickets, over-sized rims, i Phones, hair extensions, designer jeans, pay-per-view wrestling." - Fr.
Now they have taken the First Amendment, and I can say nothing about it." - Jay Bendell link "You know, evil comes in many forms, be it a man-eating cow or Joseph Stalin. Maybe on another world, maybe on this very ground swept clean. They'll swing back to the belief that they can make people... The support person said something on the order of 'You're not our only customer, you know,' to which his reply was, 'Perhaps not, but we're one of the few with tactical nuclear weapons.'" - unknown link "Civilisation can be reduced to the following: 'I need a hug.
Go away.' Unable to solve this conundrum, and having nothing better to do in the meantime, we build cathedrals and drink heavily." - Tom Price link "Computers will be small enough to hold in your hand, and everyone will have them.
The state, in truth, is degraded in its very nature: a few butcheries cannot do it any further damage." - H. Mencken (1880-1956) link "Complete equality isn't compatible with democracy, but it is agreeable to tolitarianism.
After all the only way to ensure the equality of the slothful, the inept and the immoral is to suppress everyone else." - Iain Benson link "If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind." - John Stuart Mill link "If liberty is worth keeping and free representative government worth saving, we must stand for all American fundamentals -- not some, but all.
For Marx expressed the German view, and Lenin the Russian one, and the meeting of these particular minds has always spelled Polish ruin." - Norman Davies "God's Playground: A History of Poland" link But each time we talk, I get the same old thing Always no hugg-ee no kiss-ee until I get a weddin' ring My honey, my baby don't put my love upon no shelf She said don't give no lines and keep your hands to yourself.
They come in sweet and they go out cold, and you know this scene must be growing old." - Martin Zellar, "Boys will be boys" link "It's snowing still," said Eeyore gloomily. Any other conclusion would necessarily imply either privilege or servitude." - Calvin Coolidge link "No matter what any one may say about making the rich and the corporations pay the taxes, in the end they come out of the people who toil.All are woven into the great fabric of our national well-being. link "The argument that today's National Guardsmen, members of a select militia, would constitute the only persons entitled to keep and bear arms has no historical foundation." - Joyce Lee Malcolm, Professor of History, Bentley College link "...quemadmodum gladius neminem occidit, occidentis telum est." [...a sword never kills anybody; it's a tool in the killer's hand.] - (Lucius Annaeus) Seneca "the Younger" (ca.We cannot hold fast to some only, and abandon others that, for the moment, we find inconvenient. 422, 428 (1955) link "Foolish liberals who are trying to read the Second Amendment out of the Constitution by claiming it's not an individual right or that it's too much of a public safety hazard don't see the danger in the big picture. 4 BC-65 AD), Letters to Lucilius on Morals, Letter 87, c.63-65 AD link "I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand." - Susan B. May your chains set lightly upon you; and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams link "Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. S., 1956 link "The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armor to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling second- rate technology, led them into it in the first place." - Douglas Adams link You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the great struggle for independence.Also some quotes are just funny things people around me have said or that I’ve seen on the net.I’ve tried to list the original source for all quotes where possible, but have been unable to find an orginal source for most of the "seen on the net" quotes. Just copy the link that appears to the right of the quote to go straight to one you like.