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Favorite, notable and memorable quotes on Rick's Site

There are only two kinds of people in the end;
Those who say to God, "Thy will be done," 
And, those to whom God says in the end, "Thy will be done." - C.S. Lewis
Quotes by Robert H. Schuller
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple,
but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Tough times never last, but tough people do.

Quotes by President Ronald Reagan

The federal government has taken too much tax money from the people, too much authority from the states, and too much liberty with the Constitution.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it.  If it keeps moving, regulate it.  And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Our coins bear the words 'In God We Trust'. We take the oath of office asking His help in keeping that oath. And we proclaim that we are a nation under God when we pledge allegiance to the flag. But we can't mention His name in a public school or even sing religious hymns that are nondenominational. Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

Sir Winston Churchill

You don't make the poor richer by making the rich poorer.
We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

A fanatic is a person who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A nation that forgets its past is doomed to repeat it.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the uneven division of blessings, while the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal division of misery.
Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those others that have been tried.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
Give me the facts, and I will twist them the way I want, to suit my argument.
President Harry S Truman
I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it's hell.
If you cannot convince them, confuse them.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. 
President Barak Obama
If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your healthcare plan, period.
If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor, period.
Nancy Pelosi - Then Speaker of the US House of Representatives
We need to sign the (Affordable Care Act - aka Obamacare) bill,
so we can find out whats in it! 
I have deep emotions about the American people. If I were to cry for anything, I would cry for them and the policies they're about to face.

Alexis de Tocqueville

America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. 

Groucho Marx

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly
and applying the wrong remedies.
I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
Management is doing things right,
Leadership is doing he right things.
Peter Drucker

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust,
and old authors to read.

Francis Bacon
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.
I went to a restaurant that serves breakfast "at any time", So I ordered French Toast
during the Renaissance.

Steven Wright
I am so busy doing nothing... that the idea of doing anything - which as you know, always leads to something - cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything.
Jerry Seinfeld

Scriptures ~ Favorites

As iron sharpens iron, so does one man sharpen another - Proverbs 27:17

Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed. - Proverbs 16:3

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5

Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, and who wants to be first among you must be your slave. - Matthew 20:26-27

The Lord doesn't see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance but the Lord looks at the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7

The Lord will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten. - Joel 2:25

Now faith is being is being sure of what we hope for, and certain of what we do not see. -
Heb 11:1

...but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength,
   They will  soar on wings like eagles;
   they will run and not grow weary,
   they will walk and not be faint. - Isaiah 40:31







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