Dave's Favorite Famous Quotes

Twisting Truth

3.) "Both parties now shamelessly invoke God to bless public policies with which they agree - and frequently invoke him wrongly - but ignore his instructions when he speaks clearly about matters with which they don't agree. In other words, they use only enough of the Bible or their Christian convictions (to) accomplish their political objectives. . Politicians want God on their side whenever possible because they see him giving legitimacy to their ideas and a personal feeling of moral satisfaction." From Blinded by Might, By Dr. Ed Dobson & Cal Thomas 

42.) "The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children." King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972) 

95.) "Those conspiracies that are too incredible to be believed, are by the same right, those which most often succeed." 
Marshall McLuhan 

98.) "At a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" 
George Orwell 


8.) The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." Thomas Jefferson 

Control & Tyranny

48.) "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves." Lenin (1870 – 1924) 

94.) "Fascism should more properly be called corporatism since it is the merger of state and corporate power." 
Benito Mussolini Military Dictator 

91.) "Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death." Adolf Hitler 

107.) "Of course the people don't want war... That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it's always a simple matter to drag the people along whether it's a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country." Hermann Goering, at the Nuremberg trials, 1946. 

23.) “Power makes men wanton . . . it intoxicates the mind; and unless those with whom it is entrusted are carefully watched, such men will not govern the people according to the laws of the state." Samuel Adams, (1722-1803) 

22.) "Who controls the past, controls the future, who controls the present, controls the past." (from '1984') George Orwell 80.)

14.) "The future ain't what it used to be" Yogi Berra "

...)"People need somebody to watch over them... Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave." Arnold Schwarzeneggerat 44(1990) 14.)

49.) "My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it." Arnold Schwarzenegger at 44(1990) 

90.) "The Latin American drug cartels have stretched their tentacles much deeper into our lives than most people believe. It's possible they are calling the shots at all levels of government." William Colby while Director CIA 

Wisdom & warnings

50.) "Experience hath shown, that even under the best forms [of government] those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny." Thomas Jefferson 

51.) "The Constitution...is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the judiciary which they may twist and shape into any form they please." 
Thomas Jefferson 

87.) "Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want bread." 
Thomas Jefferson 

9.) "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed one." Thomas Jefferson quoting Caesar Beccaria, Criminologist in 1764. That was 230 years ago. Thomas Jefferson 

84.) The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government. -Thomas Jefferson 

15.) "If a nation expects to be both ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be." Thomas Jefferson 

162.) "Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it." Thomas Jefferson

163.)"A little faith will bring your soul to heaven; A great faith will bring heaven to your soul."
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

21.) “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”  John F. Kennedy


37.) "Finding the Russian scientists may be a problem being that Russia does not have a Social Security System—as here in America—that allows us to monitor, track down and capture an American citizen.” June 17, 2001, discussing lost nuclear materials in Russia and the true purpose of the social security number." Colin Powell 

Financial Control

24.) "The modern theory of the perpetuation of debt has drenched the earth with blood, and crushed its inhabitants under burdens ever accumulating. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and the corporations which grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered. “I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our constitution – taking from the federal government their power of borrowing” Thomas Jefferson,(1743 – 1826) 

25.) "The hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism or decency. Their sole object is gain.”  Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821). 

26.) "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance.” 
James Madison. (1751 - 1836) 

27.) “You (International Trans-Atlantic Bankers) are a den of vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the Eternal God, I will rout you out. If the American people only understood the rank injustice of our money and banking system, there would be a revolution before morning.”  General Andrew Jackson 

28.) “Let me control a peoples currency and I care not who makes their laws…” Meyer Nathaniel Rothschild 

111.) "The money powers prey upon the nation in times of peace and conspire against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than a monarchy, more insolent than autocracy and more selfish than a bureaucracy. It denounces, as public enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon its crimes. I have two great enemies, the Southern Army in front of me and the bankers in the rear. Of the two, the one at the rear is my greatest foe." President Abraham Lincoln-1862 

112.) "Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it’s not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago." Will Rogers 

29.) “Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce…And when you realize that the entire system is very easily controlled, one way or another, by a few very powerful men at the top, you will not have to be told how periods of inflation and depression originate.” President James Garfield, 1881 

30.) "It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning….the one aim of these financiers is world control by the creation of inextinguishable debts.”  Henry Ford,(1879 – 1947) 

Loss of freedom - trading fredom for the illusion of security

57.) “Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period, and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate systematical job of reducing us to slaves.” Thomas Jefferson, (1743 – 1826) 

33.) Did you Know "Politics" comes from the Greek "poly" meaning "many", and "ticks", "blood-sucking insects." 


72.) “Well George, I go in looking for prisoners, but I spend all my time discovering the government has been moving drugs around the world and is involved in illegal arms deals…I can’t get at the prisoners because of the corruption among our own people.” - 1987, Vietnam POW researcher Ross Perot to George Bush senior. (He was immediately removed from the case. )

90.) "The Latin American drug cartels have stretched their tentacles much deeper into our lives than most people believe. It's possible they are calling the shots at all levels of government." William Colby while Director CIA 

124.) "We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office." Aesop c. 550 BC

128.) "Sarah, if the American people had ever known the truth about what we Bushes have done to this nation, we would be chased down in the streets and lynched." George Bush Senior speaking in an interview with Sarah McClendon in December 1992

164.) "There are some reports, for example, that some countries have been trying to construct something like an Ebola Virus, and that would be a very dangerous phenomenon, to say the least. Alvin Toeffler has written about this in terms of some scientists in their laboratories trying to devise certain types of pathogens that would be ethnic specific so that they could just eliminate certain ethnic groups and races; and others are designing some sort of engineering, some sort of insects that can destroy specific crops. Others are engaging even in an eco- type of terrorism whereby they can alter the climate, set off earthquakes, volcanoes remotely through the use of electromagnetic waves."Defense Secretary William Cohen speaking at the University of Georgia,April 1997.


39.) Responding to the killings of four Israeli soldiers by Palestinian terrorists, "There is absolutely no substitute for dialogue." Mahmood Abbas, 

40.) "I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S. Congress." 
President Ronald Reagan 

53.) "Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is." 
Horace Walpole English novelist 


92.) "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities"  

77.)  “As for what is not true, you will always find abundance in the newspapers.” Thomas Jefferson, 

52.) "Indeed, our mainstream media has become so incompetent and downright screwy, our political and corporate leaders such self-serving liars, and our common culture so escapist and empty-headed, that I think "Wonderland" describes this warped reality quite well." by Richard M.Dolan (The Real Wonderland 2004) http://keyholepublishing.com/The_Real_Wonderland.htm 


75.) "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death." Patrick Henry March 23, 1775 


77.)  “As for what is not true, you will always find abundance in the newspapers.” 
Thomas Jefferson 

147.)"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed, and third, it is accepted as self-evident."
- Arthur Schopenhauer Philosopher, 1788-1860

105.) "The news and truth are not the same thing." Walter Lippmann 

99.) "Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States." 
J. Bartlett Brebner 

108.) "Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they ought to have." 
 Richard Salent, former pres. CBS News 


73.) "The individual is handicapped by coming face-to-face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists." - J. Edgar Hoover 

74.)  “The Council on Foreign Relations is "the establishment." Not only does it have influence and power in key decision-making positions at the highest levels of government to apply pressure from above, but it also announces and uses individuals and groups to bring pressure from below, to justify the high level decisions for converting the U.S. from a sovereign Constitutional Republic into a servile member state of a one-world dictatorship.”  Congressman John R. Rarick in 1971. 

78.) "The rich will strive to establish their dominion and enslave the rest. They always did. They always will… They will have the same effect here as elsewhere, if we do not, by the power of government, keep them in their proper spheres” 
Gouvernor Morris, the hand writer of the US constitution in 1787. 

29.) "For more than a century, ideological extremists at either end of the political spectrum have seized upon well-publicized incidents to attack the Rockefeller family for the inordinate influence they claim we wield over American political and economic institutions. Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as 'internationalists' and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global politicaland economic structure - one world, if you will. If that's the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it." David Rockefeller, Memoirs, 2002

156.) "What people have got to remember is that Sept. 11 happened in 2001 and not in 2003. It was planned under the presidency of Bill Clinton." UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw


125.) "this may not be the end, or the beginning of the end. But it is certainly the end of the beginning." Winston Churchill

130.) "The conventional army loses if it does not win; the guerrilla wins if he does not lose."
Henry Kissinger - 1969

132.)  "The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault."
Henry Kissinger

136.) "If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation."
Rush Limbaugh

138.) "The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they are okay, then it's you." Rita Mae Brown

142.)"There is only one thing that can kill the movies, and that is education." Will Rogers

148.) "In the counsels of Government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the Military Industrial Complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists, and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals so that security and liberty may prosper together." 
- President Eisenhower, January 1961 

154.) "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time." Abraham Lincoln

170.) "Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
Ann Landers

172.) "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man." Mark Twain


45.) “When that truth of alien intervention in our planet's affairs and our ongoing contact with an alien culture is finally revealed, it won't be frightening even though it will be a shock.”  member President Eisenhower's National Security Council- 1997. Colonel Philip Corso

166.) "The matter is the most highly classified subject in the United States Government, rating higher even than the H-bomb..." Canadian Government memorandum, classified Top Secret (1950)

167.) "we have lost many men and planes trying to intercept them." General Benjamin Chidlaw, Air Defense Command (1953)

168.)"I am convinced these objects do exist and that they are not manufactured by any nation on Earth." 
Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding (1954)

169.)"Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about the UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense." Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoetter, former CIA Director (1960)

169.)"I am aware that hundreds of military and airline pilots, airport personnel, astronomers, missile trackers and other competent observers have reported sightings . . . These UFOs are interplanetary devices systematically observing the earth, either manned or under remote control, or both." Colonel Joseph Bryan, CIA (1960)

?? 54.) “The phenomenon of UFO’s does exist, and it must be treated seriously.” Soviet Youth, May 4, 1990. Mikhail Gorbachev
 Mikhail Gorbachev,