Quote-a-palooza

“[T]o model our political systems upon speculations of lasting tranquillity would be to calculate on the weaker springs of human character.” – Alexander Hamilton

“Raising taxes on capital formation reduces the rate of capital formation. Raising taxes on income reduces incentives to work. Unfortunately, because so many Americans buy into the politics of envy, politicians have a leg up in enacting measures that cripple economic growth.” – Walter Williams

“I practice charity regularly. I believe in sharing. But when government takes our money by force and gives it to others, that’s not sharing.” – John Stossel

“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein

“Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil; our great hope lies in developing what is good.” – Calvin Coolidge

“Liberty is the hardest test that one can inflict on a people. To know how to be free is not given equally to all men and all nations.” – Paul Valery

“The United Nations Global Warming Conference got underway on the island of Bali. It’s located in the Indonesian archipelago. Who else but the United Nations would go to a tropical island in December and then complain about warm weather.” – Argus Hamilton

“My feeling is we’ve bowed too far to the idiots. This is true in politics, journalism, and just about everything else.” – Peggy Noonan

“Every silver lining, it seems, comes with at least a little bit of cloud.” – Ed Feulner

“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said it best himself in Monday’s Roll Call: ‘Have we stopped the war in Iraq? No. Have we gotten health care? No. Have we improved education? No. But we have been able to do what we’ve done. We’ve done a lot of things.’ If I were a netrooter, I’d be so frustrated that I might post a really, really angry comment on a blog in ALL CAPS.” – Jonah Goldberg

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