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By Mike Kapic / February 2, 2019 / Comments Off on Saturday Quotes

“We clamor for equality chiefly in matters in which we ourselves cannot hope to obtain excellence.” Eric Hoffer “We cannot win the weak by sharing our wealth with them. They feel our generosity as oppression.” Eric Hoffer “’Equal opportunity’ laws and policies require that individuals be judged on their qualifications as individuals, without regard to…

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Saturday Quotes

“We clamor for equality chiefly in matters in which we ourselves cannot hope to obtain excellence.” Eric Hoffer

“We cannot win the weak by sharing our wealth with them. They feel our generosity as oppression.” Eric Hoffer

“’Equal opportunity’ laws and policies require that individuals be judged on their qualifications as individuals, without regard to race, sex, age, etc. ‘Affirmative action’ requires that they be judged with regard to such group membership, receiving preferential or compensatory treatment in some cases to achieve a more proportional ‘representation; in various institutions and occupations.” Thomas Sowell

“It is best that laws should be so constructed as to leave as little as possible to the decision of those who judge.” Aristotle

“To argue that the Constitution established, and perpetuated slavery is a fundamental mistake. When one pulls the Constitution away, one pulls away the structures that through the years gave us our only opportunity to abolish slavery.” William Barclay Allen.

“I want to emphasize that while it is true that the objective for contemporary policy is a colorblind society, a more important objective is a free society.” William Barclay Allen

“James Madison thought that the most important test of American freedom would be the ability of out political system to guarantee the rights of minorities without exceptional provisions for their protection. Affirmative action is incompatible with that constitutional design. Whoever calls for affirmative action declares at the same time that constitutional design has failed and that we can no longer live with our Constitution.” William Barclay Allen

“Here’s what separates the March For Life from any other march: nobody in attendance is marching for themselves. Nobody is demanding rights or privileges for themselves. Everyone is marching on behalf of those who cannot march.” —Matt Walsh

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions and the roots spring up and make new trees.” Amelia Earhart

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