Of the four wars in my lifetime none came about because the U.S. was too strong. Ronald Reagan
Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty. Samuel Adams
(1722-1803), American revolutionary
In the stock market, like the rest of life, there’s always the temptation to substitute rules for judgment. John Rubino
March 23, 2001, TheStreet.com
It’s easier for us to send to Japan than to some places in the United States. Peter D. Granoff
Peter D. Granoff, co-founder of Virtual Vineyards, noting the difficulty on-line alcohol retailers have conforming to state laws.
The difference between Democrats and Republicans is: Democrats have accepted some ideas of socialism cheerfully, while Republicans have accepted them reluctantly. Norman Thomas
U.S. Socialist Party 1962
If greed is the desire to do better things better, to learn and grow, to take risks and live fully — perhaps we need more of it. And greed, you mark my words, will not only save Teldar Paper, but that other malfunctioning corporation called the U.S.A.
the movie, Wall Street
Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poet and writer
The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this. Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein, My First Impression of the U.S.A., 1921 (1879-1955)