June 3, 2021
The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
Ulysses S. Grant
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We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.
John H. Groberg
When the going gets tough – the tough get going!
John Belushi, Animal house
Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
George S. Patton
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.
Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.
is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
Leroy Satchel Paige
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
P. J. O'Rourke
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.
In Mexico an air conditioner is called a politician because it makes a lot of noise but doesn't work very well.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
If you can't convince them, confuse them.
Harry S. Truman
Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
Don’t let the day go by without a handful of fun, for only those will be memorable and even intensified through time
Fun is not an activity, it is a state of mind
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can on it
Don’t take life too seriously! Nobody gets out alive anyway. Smile. Be goofy. Take chances. Have fun. Inspire