Archive for category: Friday Quote

Friday Quote – Thomas Sowell

16 Aug
August 16, 2019

Many colleges claim that they develop “leaders.” Often, that means turning out graduates who cannot feel fulfilled unless they are telling other people what to do. There are already too may people like that, and they are a menace to everyone else’s freedom.

Friday Quote – Marcus Tullius Cicero

09 Aug
August 9, 2019

The evil was not in bread and circuses, per se, but in the willingness of the people to sell their rights as free men for full bellies and the excitement of the games which would serve to distract them from the other human hungers which bread and circuses can never appease.

Friday Quote – Tom Givens

02 Aug
August 2, 2019

You don’t get to pick the day you need your gun. Someone else gets to pick that day and they will only tell you at the last minute.

Friday Quote – Thomas Sowell

26 Jul
July 26, 2019

Government spending is often said to be beneficial to the economy, as the money disbursed is spent and re-spent, creating jobs, raising incomes, and generating tax revenues in the process. But usually if that same government money had remained in the hands of the taxpayers from whom it came, they too would have spent it, and it would still have been re-spent, creating jobs, raising incomes, and generating tax revenues in the process.

Friday Quote – Larry Niven

19 Jul
July 19, 2019

The reader has certain rights. He bought your story. Think of this as an implicit contract. He’s entitled to be entertained, instructed, amused; maybe all three. If he quits in the middle, or puts the book down feeling his time has been waited, you’re in violation.

Friday Quote – Tyrion Lannister (George R.R. Martin)

12 Jul
July 12, 2019

When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar; you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.

Friday Quote – KrisAnne Hall

05 Jul
July 5, 2019

If exercising my right to keep and bear arms, my right to freedom of speech, or my right to religious liberty makes you uncomfortable, just remember… The exercise of rights is only uncomfortable to two classes of people – tyrants and slaves. Take a moment to classify yourself.

Friday Quote – P.J. O’Rourke

28 Jun
June 28, 2019

At the core of liberalism is the spoiled child – miserable, as all spoiled children are, unsatisfied, demanding, ill-disciplined, despotic, and useless. Liberalism is the philosophy of sniveling brats.

Friday Quote – Murray Rothbard

21 Jun
June 21, 2019

It is easy to be conspicuously ‘compassionate’ if others are being forced to pay the cost.

Friday Quote – KrisAnne Hall

14 Jun
June 14, 2019

If society is honest and historically accurate, the only question that has any relevance to the gun control debate is, “Do you trust those in government, now and forever in the future, to not take your life, liberty, or property through the force of government?” If the answer to that question is “no,” the gun control debate is over.