“In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” Confucius

“To those nations who would make themselves our adversary…we dare not tempt them with weakness.” John F Kennedy

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” John F Kennedy

“… that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.” John F Kennedy

“…rhetoric doesn’t have to have logic or evidence to be politically effective.” Thomas Sowell

“The absence of regulation by government does not remotely mean the absence of effective regulation. Consumers’ and suppliers’ (including workers’) ability to say ‘no’ to industry is an important and effective form of regulation.” Donald Boudreaux, professor of economics at George Mason University

“You and I have a rendezvous with destiny.

We will preserve for our children this,
the last best hope of man on earth,
or we will sentence them
to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness.

If we fail, at least let our children and our children’s children
say of us we justified our brief moment here.
We did all that could be done.” President Ronald Reagan

“Limited government protects the practice of traditional morality, and traditional morality educates individuals to take responsibility for their families and communities.” Unknown.