Monday, September 21, 2009
POINTS OF RELEVANCE
"...idiots are always in favor of inequality of income (their only chance of eminence), and the really great in favor of equality."
- George Bernard Shaw -
"The GOP only cares about costs when a government program is not lining the pockets of their corporate supporters."
- SJ of Random Thoughts, New York City -
"There are some oligarchs who make me want to bite them just as one crunches into a carrot or a radish."
- Evita Peron -
"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."
- Mark Twain -
"If the Lored can see His way to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking."
- Will Rogers (courtesy Burr Deming of Fair and Unbalanced) -
"Not being beautiful was the blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome."
- Golda Meir -
"Madness is hardness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources."
- Aristotle -
"In today's world, it is no longer unimaginable that business can compete - and even thrive - in an environmentally-friendly manner."
- Olympia Snowe -
""Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed."
- Mahatma Gandhi -
"Tax the very wealthy to make everyone healthy!"
_ Vigilante, Sozadee, CA -
"As a rule, large capitalists are Republicans and small capitalists are Democrats, but workingmen remember that they are all politically supporting their class interests, and this is always and everywhere the capitalist class."
- Eugene V. Debs -
"Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe off your spectacles and see the world is moving."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton -
"I don't like to get the news, because there has never been an era when so many things are going so right for so many of the wrong persons."
- Ogden Nash -
"You can imprison a man, but not an idea. You can exile a man, but not an idea. You can kill a man, but not an idea."
- Benazir Bhutto -
"The oppressed never free themselves--they do not have the necessary strengths."
- Claire Booth Luce -
"There is not a man of us who at times does not need a helping hand to be stretched out to him, and then shame upon him who will not stretch out the helping hand to his brother."
- Theodore Roosevelt -
"The Democrats and the Republicans are equally corrupt - it's only the amount where the Republicans excel."
- Will Rogers -
"Eminence demands that man is the only animal which devours its own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor."
- Thomas Jefferson -
"Republicans sleep in twin beds - some even in separate rooms. That is why there are more Democrats."
- Will Stanton -
"What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried?"
- Abraham Lincoln -