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Posts Tagged ‘Conservative Quote’

A quote from Ronald Reagan

Posted by Liberty on April 9, 2009

“Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have.” 

Ronald Reagan

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on February 19, 2009

“A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned – this is the sum of good government.”

Thomas Jefferson

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A quote from our first President to ponder today

Posted by Liberty on February 16, 2009

“The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.

George Washington”

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A quote from Ronald Reagan

Posted by Liberty on February 4, 2009

“Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.”

Ronald Reagan

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on January 29, 2009

“I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.”

John Adams 

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on January 16, 2009

“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.”

Thomas Jefferson

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on January 8, 2009

“Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.”

George Washington

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Merry Christmas to all Bold Colors Blog readers!

Posted by Liberty on December 24, 2008

I’m looking forward to a joyful Christmas spent with family and friends.  Let us not forget that the birth of Jesus is the real reason we will celebrate tomorrow.  I wish you safe travels, contented children, lots of gratitude, plenty of fudge and no fruitcake on your Christmas table.  Take the time to relax and reflect on all that you have.  Remember to thank God that you have the privilege to celebrate the birth of His Son in the greatest nation that has ever existed–America.

“In spite of everything, we Americans are still uniquely blessed, not only with the rich bounty of our land but by a bounty of the spirit—a kind of year-round Christmas spirit that still makes our country a beacon of hope in a troubled world and that makes this Christmas and every Christmas even more special for all of us who number among our gifts the birthright of being an American.”

Ronald Reagan

From his Christmas Day radio address; December 25, 1982

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From the annals of Conservatism…

Posted by Liberty on December 22, 2008

“I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”

Barry Goldwater

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on December 18, 2008

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquillity of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.”

Samuel Adams 

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on December 12, 2008

“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.”

James Madison

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Words of wisdom from Ronald Reagan

Posted by Liberty on December 6, 2008

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.”

Ronald Reagan

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on December 5, 2008

“The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.”

Alexander Hamilton

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on November 28, 2008

“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide. The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her arm is always stretched out, if possible, to destroy the freedom of thinking, speaking, and writing. Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the People, who have… a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean the characters and conduct of their rulers. There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free ‘government’ ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty. Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among people.”

John Adams

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A timely quote from Ronald Reagan

Posted by Liberty on November 21, 2008

“The 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.” 

Ronald Reagan

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on November 19, 2008

“Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

Benjamin Franklin

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Founder’s quote of the week

Posted by Liberty on November 12, 2008

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.”

Samuel Adams

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