Library of Quotes and Memes

Note to both liberals and conservatives, Democrats and Republicans:  The power you give to government to further your cause is the same power that will be used against you when the others are in charge.  Moral:  don't enlist govt force to further your cause by law.~~said in some form by many people, but no one listens

“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.” ~~Winston Churchill

 

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.” ~~Winston Churchill

 

"Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon."~~Winston Churchill

 

“If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.” ~~Winston Churchill

 

"You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life." ~~Winston Churchill

"I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents." ~James Madison

"What shall we do with the Negro? I have had but one answer from the beginning. Do nothing with us! Your doing with us has already played the mischief with us. Do nothing with us! If the apples will not remain on the tree of their own strength, if they are wormeaten at the core, if they are early ripe and disposed to fall, let them fall! I am not for tying or fastening them on the tree in any way, except by nature's plan, and if they will not stay there, let them fall. And if the Negro cannot stand on his own legs, let him fall also. All I ask is, give him a chance to stand on his own legs! Let him alone!" ~~ Frederick Douglas

"I want people to be able to get what they need to live: enough food, a place to live, and an education for their children. Government does not provide these as well as private charities and businesses". We have rights, as individuals, to give as much of our own money as we please to charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of public money." ~Colonel David Crockett, member of Congress 1827-32, 1832-35