My Favorite Quotes
- Click here to see my favorite quotes from Dr. Huner, one of my college professors.
- "Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation and I care not who makes its laws."
--Mayer Anselm Rothschild
- "I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men."
--President Woodrow Wilson in reference to signing the Federal Reserve Act in 1913
- For more quotes about the Federal Reserve, see this page. More Americans need to open their eyes to monetary policy!!!
- "I apprehend no danger to our country from a foreign foe - Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from another quarter. From the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government, from their carelessness and negligence, I must confess that I do apprehend some danger. I fear that they may place too implicit a confidence in their public servants, and fail properly to scrutinize their conduct; that in this way they may be made the dupes of designing men, and become the instruments of their own undoing. Make them intelligent, and they will be vigilant; give them the means of detecting the wrong, and they will apply the remedy."
--Daniel Webster, Jun 1 1837
- "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
- "If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy. Of all the enemies to public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes; and armies, and debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few. The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad."
- "You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man's age-old dream - the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order - or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism. Regardless of their sincerity, their humanitarian motives, those who would sacrifice freedom for security have embarked on this downward path. Plutarch warned, 'The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.'"
--Ronald Reagan, Oct 27 1964
- "A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government."
- It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.
- Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
- The government is merely a servant -- merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn't. Its function is to obey orders, not originate them.
- A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.
--Edward R. Murrow
- All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
- When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.
- The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
--Ralph W. Sockman
- Don't take refuge in the false security of consensus, and the feeling that whatever you think, you're bound to be okay because you're in the safely moral majority.
- Historically, the most terrible things - war, genocide, and slavery - have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience.