Famous quotes that can be applied to the Obama administration:
Ralph Waldo Emerson –
"What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say."
Adolf Hitler –
"What luck for rulers that men do not think."
"The great masses of the people… will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one."
"…obstacles do not exist to be surrendered to, but only to be broken." — (think U.S. Constitution for perspective)
"I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few." — ("I felt a tingling go up my leg")
"By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell — and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed."
Dwight D. Eisenhower –
"You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership." — (Maybe Pelosi, Reid, et al might want to know this too)
Ronald Reagan –
"The government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it."
"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'" — (The failures of government social programs)
"How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin."
"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away." — (on the Obama administration's record low real-world experience level of 7%)
"No arsenal … is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women." — (regarding the military or tea party members)
"I don't believe in a government that protects us from ourselves."
Thomas Jefferson –
"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive."
"Never spend your money before you have it."
"If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it." — (Regarding Obama's frequent use of "I inherited this problem")
George Washington –
"It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one." — (regarding "stimulus")
"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company." — (this is just too funny and obvious to add anything further! … Bill Ayers, Reverend Wright, Van Jones, Anita Dunn, etc….)
George Washington Carver –
"Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses."
General George S. Patton –
"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity." — (a lesson for the President to take to heart)
General Douglas MacArthur –
"In war there is no substitute for victory. "
Thomas Paine –
"What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly."
"He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself." — (regarding Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, etc.)
Bob Hope –
"No one party can fool all of the people all of the time; that's why we have two parties."
Margaret Thatcher –
"Europe was built upon history. America was build upon wise philosophy."
"Being smart comes from soaking up untried knowledge. Being wise and intelligent comes from testing that knowledge in the real world to gain experience."
"A free man bows to no one, but God."
"All the learning in the finest schools will never help you until you go out into the real world and realize how much of an idiot you are; then the real learning can begin."
"There is nothing that Marxism can do that a free market can do much better."
"There is nothing that preserves freedom and liberty more than a parent
educating their child. The best way to lose freedom and liberty is
to allow the government to educate your child."
"Never has an oligarchy achieved control by telling the truth."
"Those with valid arguments and truth use facts to back them up as proof. Those with lies use threats, hatred, vitriol, slander, distraction, libel, physical threats, and verbal threats to hide their lies."
"So my friends, when the wicked wail and gnash their teeth at you, throw hatred, lies, and vitriol at you; when the very powers of hell conspire against you, know then you are telling the truth and the truth will always prevail."
"Capitalism saved communist China from collapse."
Common Sense –
"You cannot spend your way out of debt and into prosperity"
"The treasury is filled by the people. To take away from the people and give it to failures, is simply telling the people to save what they have left. No economy was built by robbing from those that fuel it."