Fresh Quotes: October Surprise

“I believe in an America where millions of Americans believe in an America that’s the America millions of Americans believe in. That’s the America I love.”
Mitt Romney (President Wannabe)

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“The methods now being used to merchandise the political candidate as though he were a deodorant positively guarantees the electorate against ever hearing the truth about anything.”

 Aldous Huxley

“The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism–ownership of the government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling power.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.”
Thomas Jefferson

“When the President does it, that means that it’s not illegal.”
Richard  M. Nixon

Bring them on.”
George W. Bush

To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last –  but eat you he will.”
Ronald  Reagan

“Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.”
John F. Kennedy

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18 thoughts on “Fresh Quotes: October Surprise

  1. Pingback: Roosevelt’s Admonition « Flickr Comments

  2. thank you for:
    “The liberty of a democracy is not safe
    if the people tolerate the growth of private power
    to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself!”
    FDR

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  3. “It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech – immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own” (former US-president Herbert Hoover)

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    • Hey Janet: Yes, it does date you and me too. I watched the debate bewteen Romney and Obama last night…ugh. It was painful to watch and pretty boring. I normally love a good debate—to me that was not.

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  4. I like that JFK quote. The elections are finally getting nearer… I bet everyone will be glad to get it over with and carry on with business as usual?! (Wonder what the surprise will be this time…)

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