Dave's Favorite Famous Quotes
"We all need to recognize that our
liberties to think and freely express ourselves are in jeopardy. When it comes to a free society, we either stand together or hang separately."
freedom is not universal. Maybe it's only Western people that can self-govern.
Maybe it's only, you know, white-guy Methodists who are capable of
George W. Bush, London, June 16, 2008
1.)“History moves toward freedom because the desire
for freedom is written in every human heart. And
the cause of freedom is in the best of hands, the hands of the United States Armed Forces.”
President G. W. Bush 43 president
2.)"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
3.) "Every clique is a refuge for incompetence.
It fosters corruption and disloyalty,
it begets cowardice, and consequently is a
burden upon and a drawback to the progress
of the country. Its instincts and actions
are those of the pack."
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
4.) “You (International Trans-Atlantic Bankers) are a den of vipers
and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the Eternal God,
I will rout you out. If the American people only understood the
rank injustice of our money and banking system, there would be
a revolution before morning.”
General Andrew Jackson
5.) I can be forced to live without happiness,
but I will never consent to live without honor.
The Count, in The Cid, act 2, sc. 1 (1637).
6.) "I have wondered at times about what the Ten Commandments
would have looked like if Moses had run them through
the U.S. Congress."
7.)"A little faith will bring your soul to heaven; A great faith will bring heaven to your soul."
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
8.) The democracy will cease to exist when you take away
from those who are willing to work and give to those
who would not.
9.) "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms.. .Disarm only
those who are neither inclined nor determined to
commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the
assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve
rather to encourage than prevent homicides, for an
unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence
than an armed one." Thomas Jefferson quoting Caesar Beccaria, Criminologist in 1764.
That was 230 years ago.
10.) “Power makes men wanton . . . it intoxicates the mind; and
unless those with whom it is entrusted are carefully
watched, such men will not govern the people according to
the laws of the state."
Samuel Adams, (1722-1803)
11.) "Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied
on in a newspaper." Mark Twain
12.) "The men American people admire most extravagantly are
the most daring liars; the men they detest most
violently are those who try and tell them the truth."
H. L. Mencken
13.) "The constitutions of most of our states
(and of the United States) assert that all power is
inherent in the people; that they may exercise it by
themselves; that it is their right and duty to be at
all times armed; that they are entitled to freedom of
person, freedom of religion, freedom of property and
freedom of the press."
14.) "The future ain't what it used to be"
Yogi Berra "
15.) "If a nation expects to be both ignorant and free,
it expects what never was and never will be."
16.) "The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not
be needed until they try to take it."
17.) "Every time Bush talks about trust it makes chills
run up and down my spine. The way he has trampled
on the truth is a travesty of the American
Bill ( I didn't have sexual relations with that woman ) Clinton.
18.) "Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact."
19.) "There is no distinctly American criminal class
- except Congress."
20.) "That Most bureaucrats And both Houses of Congress think; A government job is a license to steal from the
American public, is I think a widely held opinion These days"
David J. Allen
21.) “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”
John F. Kennedy
22.) "Who controls the past, controls the future,
who controls the present, controls the past"
(from '1984') George Orwell
23.)"History records that the money changers have used every form of
abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain
their control over governments by controlling money and its
James Madison. (1751 - 1836)
24.) "The modern theory of the perpetuation of debt has drenched
the earth with blood, and crushed its inhabitants under
burdens ever accumulating. If the American people ever allow
private banks to control the issue of their currency, first
by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and the
corporations which grow up around them will deprive the people
of all property until their children wake up homeless on the
continent their fathers conquered.
“I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our
constitution – taking from the federal government their power
Thomas Jefferson,(1743 – 1826)
25.) "The hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Money has no
motherland; financiers are without patriotism or decency. Their
sole object is gain.”
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821).
26.) ) "It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our
banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there
would be a revolution before tomorrow morning….the one aim of
these financiers is world control by the creation of
Henry Ford,(1879 – 1947)
27.) “The phenomenon of UFO’s does exist, and it must be treated seriously.”
Soviet Youth, May 4, 1990.
28.)"Sometimes you're the Statue sometimes you're the bird"
29.) “Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute
master of all industry and commerce…And when you realize that
the entire system is very easily controlled, one way or another,
by a few very powerful men at the top, you will not have to
be told how periods of inflation and depression originate”
President James Garfield, 1881
30."Both parties now shamelessly invoke God to bless
public policies with which they agree - and
frequently invoke him wrongly - but ignore his
instructions when he speaks clearly about matters
with which they don't agree. In other words, they
use only enough of the Bible or their Christian
convictions (to) accomplish their political
objectives. . Politicians want God on their side
whenever possible because they see him giving
legitimacy to their ideas and a personal feeling
of moral satisfaction."
From Blinded by Might, By
Dr. Ed Dobson & Cal Thomas
31.) "You could get a journalist cheaper than a good call girl,
for a couple hundred dollars a month."
- CIA operative discussing with Philip Graham, editor Washington Post, 1991
32.) “We can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans.”
- March 11 1993, defending his newly signed ‘antiterrorism’ bill.
President Bill Clinton
33.) Did you Know
"Politics" comes from the Greek "poly" meaning "many",
and "ticks", "blood-sucking insects"
34.) "We already have the means to travel among the stars, but these technologies
are locked up in black projects and it would take an act of God to ever get
them out to benefit humanity…anything you can imagine we already know how to do.”
Ben Rich CEO of Lockheed Skunk works and
father of the F-117 stealth fighter (January 1995).
35.) "Sometimes man will stumble over the truth,
but most of the time he will pick himself
up and continue.
36.) "Boundless in your charity, but shrewd and cautious
as a lender, you delight in all those today whom you
made beggars the day before."
37.) "Finding the Russian scientists may be a problem being that Russia
does not have a Social Security System—as here in America—that
allows us to monitor, track down and capture an American citizen.” June 17,
2001, discussing lost nuclear materials
in Russia and the true purpose of the social security number.
38.) “as President, I would work toward international
creation of a new world order.”
Nelson Rockefeller. (1968)
39.) Responding to the killings of four Israeli soldiers by
Palestinian terrorists, "There is absolutely no
substitute for dialogue."
40.) "I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments
would have looked like if Moses had run them through
the U.S. Congress."
President Ronald Reagan
41.) "I think this town can only operate successfully
through myth, and one of the great myths is that
there has to be some Svengali-like person sitting
in the White House." senior Bush advisor,
42.) "The thing that impresses me the most about America
is the way parents obey their children."
King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972)
43.) “As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s 55th
presidential inauguration, I can think of no better
way to begin than by giving thanks for our freedom
and those who make it possible. America's military ”
44.) “I am pro-Israeli, not because of political expediency,
but because I believe Israel is the fulfillment of
US president Jimmy Carter.1976
45.) “When that truth of alien intervention in our planet's affairs
and our ongoing contact with an alien culture is finally revealed,
it won't be frightening even though it will be a shock.” member President Eisenhower's
National Security Council- 1997.
Colonel Philip Corso
46.) Lt. Gen. William Boykin warned Muslims,
"my God is bigger than your god, which is an idol."
47.) "What's the use of sending a $2 million missile into
a $10 tent to hit a camel in the butt?"
George W. Bush
48.) "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves." Lenin,(1870 – 1924)
49.) "My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it."
Arnold Schwarzenegger at 44(1990)
50.) "Experience hath shown, that even under the best forms
[of government] those entrusted with power have, in time,
and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."
51.) "The Constitution...is a mere thing of wax in the hands of
the judiciary which they may twist and shape into any form
52.) "Indeed, our mainstream media has become so incompetent and
downright screwy, our political and corporate leaders such
self-serving liars, and our common culture so escapist and
empty-headed, that I think "Wonderland" describes this
warped reality quite well."
by Richard M.Dolan (The Real Wonderland 2004) http://keyholepublishing.com/
53.) "Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't.
A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."
Horace Walpole English novelist
55.) “Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip
the citizenry into a patriotic fervor, for patriotism is indeed
a double-edged sword. It both emboldens the blood, just as it
narrows the mind. And when the drums of war have reached a fever
pitch and the blood boils with hate and the mind has closed, the
leader will have no need in seizing the rights of the citizenry.
Rather, the citizenry, infused with fear and blinded by
patriotism, will offer up all of their rights unto the leader
and gladly so. How do I know? For this is what I have done.
And I am Caesar.”
- Around 50 B.C.,
56.) "I don't know why people are surprised that France won't
help us get Saddam out of Iraq. After all, France wouldn't
help us get the Germans out of France."
57.) “Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental
opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a
distinguished period, and pursued unalterably through
every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate
systematical job of reducing us to slaves.”
Thomas Jefferson, (1743 – 1826)
58.) "Let us be thankful for the fools.
But for them the rest of us could not succeed."
59.) “Further global progress is now possible only through a quest for universal
consensus in the movement towards a new world order.” at the United Nations December 1988.
Soviet Union ruler Mikhail Gorbachev,
60.) "If the personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution inhibit the
government's ability to govern the people, we should look to limit
- August 12, 1993, US president Bill Clinton.
61.) “When we got organized as a country and we wrote a fairly radical
Constitution with a radical Bill of Rights, giving a radical amount
of individual freedom to Americans... and so a lot of people say
there's too much personal freedom. When personal freedom's being
abused, you have to move to limit it. That's what we did in the
announcement I made last weekend on the public housing projects,
about how we're going to have weapon sweeps and more things like
that to try to make people safer in their communities.”
President Bill Clinton 22 march 1994,on MTV’s ‘enough is enough’.
62.) “We can see beyond the present shadows of war in the Middle
East to a new world order where the strong work together to
deter and stop aggression.” Congressman Richard Gephardt,
in the Wall Street Journal (September 1990)
63.) “the New World Order would be ushered in by the Gulf Crisis.”
Mikhail Gorbachev on December 31 1990
64.) “I would support a Presidential candidate who pledged to
take the following steps: ... At the end of the war in
the Persian Gulf, press for a comprehensive Middle East
settlement and for a 'new world order' based not on Pax
Americana but on peace through law with a stronger U.N.
and World Court.”
- George McGovern, in the New York Times (February 1991)
65.) “If we do not follow the dictates of our inner moral compass
and stand up for human life, then his lawlessness will threaten
the peace and democracy of the emerging new world order we now see,
this long dreamed-of vision we've all worked toward for so long.
“The world can therefore seize the opportunity [Persian Gulf crisis]
to fulfill the long-held promise of a New World Order where diverse
nations are drawn together in common cause to achieve the universal
aspirations of mankind… based on shared principles and the rule of
law.... The illumination of a thousand points of light.... The winds
of change are with us now.” State of Union Message. (January 1991)
President GeorgeH.W. Bush
66.) “My vision of a new world order foresees a United Nations
with a revitalized peacekeeping function.” speaking to the Economic Club of New York, February 6, 1991.
President George H.W. Bush
67.) “We believe we are creating the beginning of a new world order coming
out of the collapse of the U.S.-Soviet antagonisms.”
- George H.W. Bush’s National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft
(August 1990), quoted in the Washington Post (May 1991).
68.)“But this present window of opportunity, during which a truly
peaceful and interdependent world order might be built, will
not be open for long. Already there are powerful forces at
work that threaten to destroy all of our hopes and efforts to
erect an enduring structure of global interdependence.”
David Rockefeller, September 14, 1994.
69.) "There are a lot of very brilliant people who believe that
the nation-state is fast becoming a relic of the past,"
Bill Clinton, New York Times, November 25, 1997
70.) “It is the sacred principles enshrined in the United Nations
charter to which the American people will henceforth pledge
President Bush addressing the General Assembly of the U.N. in 1992.
71.) “George Bush has been surrounding himself with people who believe
in one-world government. They believe that the Soviet system and
the American system are converging. The vehicle to bring this about
is the United Nations.”
David Funderburk, former U. S. Ambassador to Romania, October 29, 1991.
72.) “Well George, I go in looking for prisoners, but I spend all my time
discovering the government has been moving drugs around the world and
is involved in illegal arms deals…I can’t get at the prisoners because
of the corruption among our own people.”
- 1987, Vietnam POW researcher Ross Perot
to George Bush senior. (He was immediately removed from the case. )
73.) "The individual is handicapped by coming face-to-face with a conspiracy
so monstrous he cannot believe it exists."
- J. Edgar Hoover
74.) “The Council on Foreign Relations is "the establishment." Not only does
it have influence and power in key decision-making positions at the highest
levels of government to apply pressure from above, but it also announces
and uses individuals and groups to bring pressure from below, to justify the
high level decisions for converting the U.S. from a sovereign Constitutional
Republic into a servile member state of a one-world dictatorship.” Congressman John R. Rarick in 1971.
75.) "Is life so dear, or peace so
sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and
slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course
others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me
Patrick Henry March 23, 1775
76.) "Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they
have deep inside them a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have
the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill. "
Muhammad Ali, boxer
77.) “As for what is not true, you will always find abundance
in the newspapers.”
78.) "The rich will strive to establish their dominion and enslave
the rest. They always did. They always will… They will have
the same effect here as elsewhere, if we do not, by the power
of government, keep them in their proper spheres”
Gouvernor Morris, the hand writer of the US constitution in 1787.
79.) " I can think of no faster way to unite the American people behind George W. Bush
than a terrorist attack on an American target overseas. And I believe
George W. Bush will quickly unite the American people through his foreign policy.”
- December 13, 2000,
Henry Kissinger on CNBC.
80.) "People need somebody to watch over them... Ninety-five percent
of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to
Arnold Schwarzeneggerat 44(1990)
81.) “I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man
and a woman.”
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
82.) Explaining to House Ethics Committee why he was late for his own expulsion
hearing. "I was on other media broadcasts trying
to demean you and everybody else."
Jim Traficant, D, OH - July 16, 2002
83.) "To achieve One World Government it is necessary to remove
from the minds of men their individualism, their loyalty to
family traditions and national identification."
- Brock Chisholm, while director of UN World Health Org.
84.) The strongest reason for the people to retain the right
to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect
themselves against tyranny in government.
85.) David Allen on the war in Iraq Let us remember (*Va, cours, vole et nous venge.)
"Go, run, fly and avenge us." **"To he who avenges a father, nothing is
impossible." " Iraq for oil, Afganastan for a pipeline."
Waterloo, IN. Nov. 28, 2003
*Don Dičgue, in The Cid, act 1, sc. 5 **Rodrigue, in The Cid, act 2, sc. 2 (1637).
The Cid, Pierre Corneille
86.) "We did not charge hundreds of miles into the heart of Iraq,
pay a bitter cost of casualties, defeat a ruthless dictator
and liberate 25 million people only to retreat before a band
of thugs and assassins."
George W. Bush from Baghdad - Nov. 28, 2003
87.) "Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to
reap, we should soon want bread."
88.) "Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!"
Don Dičgue, in The Cid, act 1, sc. 4
89.) To the Peel Commission: "There is no such country [as Palestine]!
'Palestine' is a term the Zionists invented! There is no Palestine
in the Bible. Our country was for centuries part of Syria."
Auni Bey Abdul-Hadi - 1937
90.) "The Latin American drug cartels have stretched their
tentacles much deeper into our lives than most people
believe. It's possible they are calling the shots at
all levels of government."
William Colby while Director CIA
91.) "Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives
people harder than a fear of sudden death."
92.) "Those who can make you believe absurdities
can make you commit atrocities"
93.) "He who fears not death fears not a threat."
The Count, in The Cid, act 2, sc. 1
94.) "Fascism should more properly be called corporatism
since it is the merger of state and corporate power."
Benito Mussolini Military Dictator
95.) "Those conspiracies that are too incredible to be believed,
are by the same right, those which most often succeed."
96.) "One half of my life has put the other half in the grave."
Chimčne, in The Cid, act 3, sc. 3
97.) "We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it
for ourselves after a journey that no one can
take for us or spare us."
98.) "At a time of universal deceit,
telling the truth is a revolutionary act"
99.) "Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada,
while Canadians are malevolently well informed
about the United States."
J. Bartlett Brebner
100.) "America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy."
101.) "The high office of President has been used
to foment a plot to destroy the Americans freedom,
and before I leave office I must inform the
citizen of his plight." (In a speech at Columbia
University, 10 days before his assassination)
John F Kennedy
102.) "I was really too honest a man to be a politician
Socrates (469–399 B.C.)
103.) "You know the world is going crazy when the best
rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black
guy, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is
accusing the US of arrogance and Germany doesn't
want to go to war."
104.) "I’m proud that I’m a politician. A politician
is a man who understands government, and it takes a
politician to run a government. A statesman is a
politician who’s been dead 10 or 15 years"
HARRY S. TRUMAN, Reciprocity Club, Washington,
D.C., April 11, 1958.
105.) "The news and truth are not the same thing."
106.) "We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children.
We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their
children.... We will only have peace with the Arabs
when they love their children more than they hate us."
Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir
107.) "Of course the people don't want war... That is understood.
But after all, it is the leaders of the country who
determine the policy, and it's always a simple matter to
drag the people along whether it's a democracy, a fascist
dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship.
Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the
bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is
tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the
pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country
to danger. It works the same in any country."
Hermann Goering, at the Nuremberg trials, 1946.
108.) "Our job is to give people not what they want,
but what we decide they ought to have."
Richard Salent, former pres. CBS News
109.) "We are on the verge of a global transformation.
All we need is the right major crisis and the
nations will accept the New World Order."
speaking at the UN, Sept. 14, 1994
110.) "Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered
Los Angeles to restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful!
This is especially true if they were told there was an
outside threat from beyond whether real or promulgated,
that threatened our very existence. It is then that all
peoples of the world will pledge with world leaders to
deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears
is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual
rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of
their well being granted to them by their world government."
address to the Bilderberger meeting at Evian, France,
May 21, 1992.
111.) "The money powers prey upon the nation in times of peace
and conspire against it in times of adversity. It is more
despotic than a monarchy, more insolent than autocracy and
more selfish than a bureaucracy. It denounces, as public
enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon
its crimes. I have two great enemies, the Southern Army
in front of me and the bankers in the rear. Of the two,
the one at the rear is my greatest foe."
President Abraham Lincoln-1862
112.) "Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it’s not
one bit better than the government we got for one-third
the money twenty years ago."
113.) "Everybody is ignorant only on different subjects"
114.) "Be Fishers of Men ... You catch 'em, HE'll clean 'em"
115.) "Not even computers will replace committees,
because committees buy computers."
Edward Shepherd Mead
116.) "The budget is a mythical bean bag. Congress votes
mythical beans into it, and then tries to reach in
and pull real beans out."
117.) " .. across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds
as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects
vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth ..."
H.G. Wells War of the Worlds
118.) "We live in a wondrous time in which the strong is weak because of his moral scruples and the weak
grows strong because of his audacity."
Otto von Bismarck
119.) "I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I
deserved my friends."
120.) "Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall
flat in a week."
121.) "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor
122.) "I am ready to kill for the sake of my cause; wouldn't I lie for it?"
123;) “I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man and a woman.”
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
124.) "We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
Aesop c. 550 BC
125.) "this may not be the end, or the beginning of the end. But it is certainly the end of the beginning."
126.) "There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than
to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about
robbery -- then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved."
The speaker? Jesse Jackson.
127.) "In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."
128.) "Sarah, if the American people had ever known the truth about what we Bushes have done to this nation, we would be chased down in the streets and lynched."
George Bush Senior speaking in an interview with Sarah McClendon in December 1992
129.) "For more than a century, ideological extremists at either end of the political spectrum have seized upon well-publicized
incidents to attack the Rockefeller family for the inordinate influence they claim we wield over American
political and economic institutions. Some even believe we
are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and
me as 'internationalists' and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global politicaland economic structure - one world, if you will. If that's
the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it."
David Rockefeller, Memoirs, 2002
130.) "The conventional army loses if it does not win; the guerrilla wins if he does not lose."
Henry Kissinger - 1969
131.) "You see things and say ‘why’? But I dream of things that never were and I say: ‘why not’?
— George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah, Part 1, Act 1
132.) "The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault."
133.) "Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects."
Fmr Cndn. PM Lester B Pearson
134.) "The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving."
Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)
135.) "Fools rush in where fools have been before."
136.) "If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without
representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation."
137.) "Why, they couldn't hit an elephant at this dist..." last words, General John Sedgewick
138.) "The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental
illness. Think of your three best friends. If they are okay, then it's you."
Rita Mae Brown
139.) "If you can look into the mirror without laughter,
you have no sense of humor."
140.) "As we receive actionable intelligence, we strike
hard and with lethal force. . .Iraq will be a
combat zone for some time.''
Lt. Gen. David McKiernan
141.) "[There is] no question that an admission of making
false statements to government officials and interfering
with the FBI and the CIA is an impeachable offense."
Bill Clinton, Arkansas Gazette, August 8, 1974
142.)"There is only one thing that can kill the movies,
and that is education."
143.)"The PLO engages in state-sponsored terrorism,
and there is no question about it."
NY Governor George Pataki, April 11, 2002
144.) "Middle age is when you've met so many people that
every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."
146.) To the Peel Commission: "There is no such country
[as Palestine]! 'Palestine' is a term the Zionists
invented! There is no Palestine in the Bible. Our
country was for centuries part of Syria."
Auni Bey Abdul-Hadi - 1937
147.)"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is
ridiculed, second it is violently opposed, and
third, it is accepted as self-evident."
- Arthur Schopenhauer Philosopher, 1788-1860
148.) "In the counsels of Government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence,
whether sought or unsought, by the Military Industrial Complex. The potential for the
disastrous rise of misplaced power exists, and will persist. We must never let the weight
of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing
for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the
huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals so that
security and liberty may prosper together."
- President Eisenhower, January 1961
149.)"Both the cockroach and the bird could get along very well without us, although the cockroach
would miss us most."
Joesph Wood Krutch
150.)"There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living
within your means."
President Calvin Coolidge
151.) "Old Hollywood is just like a desert water in Africa. Hang around long enough and every kind of animal in
the world will drift in for refreshments."
152.) "One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I'll never know."
153.)To criticize one's country is to do it a service and pay it a compliment . . . it is a compliment
because it evidences a belief that the country can do better than it is doing.
-- J. William Fulbright
154.) "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you
can not fool all of the people all of the time."
155.) Nov 23ed “If she had lived, Mary Jo Kopechne would be 62 years old. Through his tireless work as a
legislator, Edward Kennedy would have brought
comfort to her in her old age.”
Charles Pierce- Boston Globe Magazine article
156.) "What people have got to remember is that Sept. 11 happened in 2001 and not in 2003. It was
planned under the presidency of Bill Clinton."
UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw
157.)"The United States Central Command of the Armed Forces has asked Geraldo Rivera to leave Iraq.
It should also be noted that the only three other people that the U.S. military has asked
to leave Iraq are Saddam Hussein and his two sons."
158.)"A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the
minute it begins to rain."
159.) "... going to war without France is like going deer hunting without an accordion. You just leave
a lot of useless noisy baggage behind."
(former deputy undersecretary of defense in the first Bush administration)
160.) "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense
a theft from those who hunger and are not fed,
those who are cold and are not clothed."
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
April 16, 1953
161.)In response to a greeting by Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt:
"I am not Mr. Chairman. I am His Excellency, the President of Palestine."
Jerusalem Post, 17 December 1993
162.) "Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it."
164.) "There are some reports, for example, that some countries have been trying to construct something
like an Ebola Virus, and that would be a very dangerous phenomenon, to say the least.
Alvin Toeffler has written about this in terms of some scientists in their laboratories trying to
devise certain types of pathogens that would be
ethnic specific so that they could just eliminate certain ethnic groups and races; and others are
designing some sort of engineering, some sort of
insects that can destroy specific crops. Others are engaging even in an eco- type of terrorism
whereby they can alter the climate, set off earthquakes, volcanoes remotely through the use
of electromagnetic waves."
Defense Secretary William Cohen
speaking at the University of Georgia,April 1997.
165.) "Owning the Weather"
'For Military Use
Weather modification will become a part of domestic and international security and could be done
unilaterally... It could have offensive and defensive
applications and even be used for deterrence purposes. The ability to generate precipitation, fog, and storms
on earth or to modify space weather, ... and the production of artificial weather all are a part of an
integrated set of technologies which can provide substantial increase in US, or degraded capability in
an adversary, to achieve global awareness, reach, and power.' US Air Force, Air University of the US Air Force,
AF 2025 Final Report, http://www.au.af.mil/au/2025/
166.) "The matter is the most highly classified subject in the United States Government, rating higher even than the
Canadian Government memorandum, classified Top Secret (1950)
167.) "we have lost many men and planes trying to intercept them."
General Benjamin Chidlaw, Air Defense Command (1953)
168.)"I am convinced these objects do exist and that they are not manufactured by any nation on Earth."
Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding (1954)
169.)"Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about the UFOs. But through official
secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense."
Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoetter, former CIA Director (1960)
169.)"I am aware that hundreds of military and airline pilots, airport personnel, astronomers, missile trackers and
other competent observers have reported sightings . . . These UFOs are interplanetary devices systematically
observing the earth, either manned or under remote control, or both."
Colonel Joseph Bryan, CIA (1960)
170.) "Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
171.) "Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society."
172.) "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal
difference between a dog and a man."
173.) "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you
can not fool all of the people all of the time."
174.) "If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert
saying it can't be done."
175.) "I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant,
asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the manmade sound never equalled the purity of the
sound achieved by the pig."
176.)"Bite the wax tadpole."
Coca Cola, as first translated into Chinese
177.) "Our principal promises are concerning the strengthening
of the security sector and ensuring lasting stability
throughout the country; the elimination of poppy cultivation
and the fight against processing and trafficking of drugs;
the disarmament and demobilization of former combatants;
the eradication of poverty; . . . the rule of law, and the
protection of civil liberties and human rights."
Hamid Karzai, president of Afghanistan, at his inauguration
178.) “Let me control a peoples currency and I care not who makes their laws…” Meyer Nathaniel
Get Rich Quick
The quickest way to get rich is to invent a problem government must solve. Then seek public office, claiming you'll fix it.
Raise campaign funds buy a new wardrobe, new car, campaign buss,
hire wife's brother as paid consultant. It's easier if your already an elected official. They don't have to have any idea how to correct
problems. Just how to get appointed to head a committee.
See how it works.
David Allen 12 16 08