Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Bruce Catton

There is no other legend quite like the legend of the Confederate fighting man. He reached the end of his haunted road long ago. He fought for a star-crossed cause and in the end he was beaten, but as he

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing

Our own nation is putting itself into a Depression.  If the people in power had lived through the Great Depression they wouldn’t be doing this.  Glad I won’t have to worry about this much longer. A ninety-six year old retiree

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Thomas Sowell

  In its pursuit of justice for a segment of society, in disregard of the consequences for society as a whole, what is called ‘social justice’ might more accurately be called anti-social justice, since what consistently gets ignored or dismissed

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Donald R. McClarey

Quote Suitable For Framing: Chantal Delsol

The reason why the youth prefer a traditional Church is because they feel a more genuine fervor, more distant from worldly attractions: The Catholic clergy has long been flirting with Marxism, in order to be fashionable, and today it is

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Malachi

Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come,

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Prodigal Retriever

Iranians are in the streets protesting their fanatical rulers. Hong Kong citizens and Venezuelans are still demanding freedom. Chinese Catholics are being persecuted. And the Pope is blathering on about how evil capitalism is, eco-sins and calling traditional Catholics racists.

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Annette Jalsevac

Gimme a break. He neither writes nor speaks as a Pope safeguarding the deposit of faith. He’s just a U.N. mouthpiece who cares not a wit about the salvation of souls, but rather with appeasing wealthy globalists who abhor a

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: “Chesty” Puller

“I don’t give a good g—–n how many Chinese laundrymen there are between us and Hungnam. There aren’t enough in the world to stop a Marine regiment going where it wants to go! Christ in His mercy will see us

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Hilaire Belloc

(Strong language advisory to the above video.) We sit by and watch the Barbarian, we tolerate him; in the long stretches of peace we are not afraid. We are tickled by his irreverence, his comic inversion of our old certitudes

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Richard Rorty

But there is a problem with this left: it is unpatriotic. In the name of “the politics of difference,” it refuses to rejoice in the country it inhabits. It repudiates the idea of a national identity, and the emotion of

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Chivalry

There is another element to this discussion, which is often ignored: the inherent, underlying danger of the knight or the gentleman. The knight had been trained in combat since he was a child, and was equipped with the finest weapons

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: CS Lewis

“There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations – these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: William Barr

“One of the ironies today is that people are saying it is President Trump who is shredding our institutions. I really see no evidence of that. From my perspective, the idea of ‘resisting’ a Democratically elected president and basically throwing

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Oliver Cromwell

    It is high time for me to put an end to your sitting in this place, which you have dishonored by your contempt of all virtue, and defiled by your practice of every vice. Ye are a factious

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Thornton Wilder

On Memorial Day in 2017 I spent the morning working in my office.  Before returning home for lunch, I stopped to visit the grave of my son. Mount Olivet cemetery was beautiful with American flags marking the graves of the

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable For Framing: T.Shaw

  There’s something seriously wrong with your “civilization” when human pond scum, like PA Rep. Sims, are your heroes, and 13 year-old girls and Rosary-praying old women are your enemies. T.Shaw     Thanks Bully Sims for rousing a sleeping

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Top Catholic

    I fear that the young generation of new priests isn’t being taught guitar in our seminaries anymore. This ancient tradition that dates back at least 40 years may soon die out. What a loss for Church that would

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Michael Crichton

Briefly stated, the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect is as follows. You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you know well. In Murray [Gell-Mann]’s case, physics. In mine, show business. You read the article and see the journalist has

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Stephen Herreid

I wish Catholic leaders were as quick and emphatic about condemning Catholic governor #AndrewCuomo sentencing full-term infants to death as they were about condemning Catholic teens not being polite enough to pro-abortion activists who harassed them for being pro-life. Stephen

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: George Santayana

  Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Theodore Roosevelt

  In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Camille Paglia

  As an atheist, I have argued that if religion is erased, something must be put in its place. Belief systems are intrinsic to human intelligence and survival. They “frame” the flux of primary experience, which would otherwise flood the

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Anthony Daniels

Political correctness is communist propaganda writ small. In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, nor to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Richard Cohen

  or anything to do with the Clintons, clearly the most felonious couple since Bonnie and Clyde. Richard Cohen, The Party of Lincoln is About to Drown, The Washington Post, September 18, 2018 Richard Cohen is a columnist for The

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: John Gray

Despite everything, liberals cannot help thinking of history as a story of redemption. That is why they cannot help seeing Putin and Xi Jinping, Orbán and Salvini as reverting to the past. A future that contains hyper-modern tsars, technocratic emperors

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Gordon R. Dickson

“Suppose it was even as you think,” he went on, even more gently. “Suppose that all you say was a fact, and that our Elders were but greedy tyrants, ourselves abandoned here by their selfish will and set to fulfill

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Joseph Sciambra

The 2018 WMOF (World Meeting of Families) reminds me of the 1980 Moscow Olympics – both were the last self-indulgent and tasteless gasps from a bloated, corrupt, and oblivious bureaucracy. Joseph Sciambra  

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: King Theoden

  ‘We will have peace,’ said Théoden at last thickly and with an effort. Several of the Riders cried out gladly…. ‘Yes…’ he said, now in a clear voice, we will have peace when you and all your works have

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