Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Iowahawk

The basic ethos of Disney boiled down: monarchies are great, and disease-carrying rodents are lovable. Iowahawk (David Burge)

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Thomas Sowell

If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 50 years ago, a liberal 25 years ago and a racist today.

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable For Framing: Father George Rutler

At the Last Judgment we will hear the giant thunderclap of bishops being reunited with their spines. Father George Rutler

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Theodore Roosevelt

The worst wrongs that capitalism can commit upon labor would sink into insignificance when compared with the hideous wrong done by those who would degrade labor by entailing upon it the rapid lowering of self-reliance. The Roman mob, living on

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Tucker Carlson

“The calls we are hearing today for gun control have nothing to do with protecting Americans from violence. What you’re witnessing is a kind of class war. The left hates rural America, red America, gun-owning America, the America that elected

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Winston Churchill

    You ask, what is our policy? I will say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us; to wage war against a

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable For Framing: Petronius

To Nero, Emperor of Rome, Master of the World, Divine Pontiff. I know that my death will be a disappointment to you, since you wished to render me this service yourself. To be born in your reign is a miscalculation;

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable For Framing: Theodore Roosevelt

“There are those who believe that a new modernity demands a new morality. What they fail to consider is the harsh reality that there is no such thing as a new morality. There is only one morality. All else is

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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 does in good faith become an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with every one else,

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Father Anonymous

I am a Catholic priest. Sadly, I must remain anonymous out of fear. What Fr. Weinandy has written is truth. I’m quite certain that thousands and thousands of my brother priests feel the same way and are very concerned with

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: John Harington

  Treason doth never prosper: what’s the reason? Why, if it prosper, none dare call it treason. John Harington     Oh Mr. Dickinson, I’m surprised at you. You should know that rebellion is always legal in the first person,

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Colonel Strelnikov

        “What I despise most about warfare, is the hypocrisy if often breeds. I’ve heard euphemisms that we are ‘containing the enemy’, that our ‘sector of pacification is growing’. These are the tactics of the lie. Lies

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Abraham Lincoln

Judge Douglas ought to remember when he is endeavoring to force this policy upon the American people that while he is put up in that way a good many are not. He ought to remember that there was once in

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Frederick Douglass

Fellow Citizens, I am not wanting in respect for the fathers of this republic. The signers of the Declaration of Independence were brave men. They were great men, too-great enough to give frame to a great age. It does not

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Thomas Jefferson

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Abraham Lincoln

    The people—the people—are the rightful masters of both congresses, and courts—not to overthrow the constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert it. Abraham Lincoln, September 17, 1859  

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Robert E. Lee

I can only say that while I have considered the preservation of the constitutional power of the General Government to be the foundation of our peace and safety at home and abroad, I yet believe that the maintenance of the

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: George Orwell

“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute.

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Niall Ferguson

    Freedom is rarely killed off by people chanting “Down with Freedom!” It is killed off by people claiming that the greater good/the general will/the community/the proletariat requires “examination of the parameters” (or some such cant phrase) of individual

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Paul Zummo

    Just so we’re clear, poems do not represent foreign policy, nor law, nor constitutional doctrine. Paul Zummo

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Alvin C. York

The American-born boys and the Greeks, Irish, Poles, Jews, and Italians who were in my platoon in the World War. A heap of them couldn’t speaker write the American language until they larned it in the Army. Over here in

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Anthony Esolen

  The colleges are thus committed to a moral inversion. High and noble virtues, especially those that require moral courage, are mocked: gallantry in wartime, sexual purity, scrupulous honesty and plain dealing, piety, and the willingness to subject your thoughts,

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Abraham Lincoln

And, after that, the chunky man from the West, Stranger to you, not one of the men you loved As you loved McClellan, a rider with a hard bit, Takes you and uses you as you could be used, Wasting

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: John Paul II

    For this reason the Second Vatican Council states that all the Pope’s teaching should be listened to and accepted, even when it is not given ex cathedra, but is proposed in the ordinary exercise of the magisterium with

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Pope Leo XIII

  18. In like manner, the other pains and hardships of life will have no end or cessation on earth; for the consequences of sin are bitter and hard to bear, and they must accompany man so long as life

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Thornton Wilder

On Memorial Day 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 veterans.  It

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Edmund Burke

    “The temper and character which prevail in our Colonies are, I am afraid, unalterable by any human art. We can not, I fear, falsify the pedigree of this fierce people, and persuade them that they are not sprung

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Jimbo Jones

  You let me down, man! Now I don’t believe in nothin’ no more! I’m goin’ to law school! Jimbo Jones, Homer the Vigilante (1994)

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Benjamin Disraeli

That dense population in extreme distress inhabited an island where there was an established church which was not their church; and a territorial aristocracy, the richest of whom lived in distant capitals. Thus they had a starving population, an absentee

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Daniel Webster

    If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble to dust; but if we work on men’s immortal minds, if we impress on

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Philander Knox

“I think, it would be better to keep your action free from any taint of legality.” Attorney General Philander Knox’ response when President Theodore Roosevelt asked him to craft a legal defense for American actions which led to the independence

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Pope Saint John XXIII

    Why I don’t applaud in Church: “I am very glad to have come here. But if I must express a wish, it is that in church you not shout out, that you not clap your hands, and that

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Henry Adams

      Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts, and all Roosevelt’s friends know that his restless and combative energy was more than abnormal. Roosevelt, more than any other man living within the range

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