Quotes

A list of some, but not all, of Doug’s favorite quotations.

If something seems too good to be true, it almost never is. I’m a rare exception. – Doug Cooke

Crime is defined as harming another person or their property or family, or taking from them; not breaking a government rule designed to raise revenue. – Doug Cooke

Onions are for mincing, words are not. – Doug Cooke

Of the four wars in my lifetime none came about because the U.S. was too strong. – Ronald Reagan

A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
Thomas Jefferson

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – John Adams

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile–hoping it will eat him last. – Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril. – Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains. – Winston Churchill

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. – Winston Churchill

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. – Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. – Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses. – Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

“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. ” – Ronald Reagan

The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant: It’s just that they know so much that isn’t so. – Ronald Reagan

I have wondered at times about what the Ten Commandment’s would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S. Congress. – Ronald Reagan

The most terrifying words in the English language are: “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” – Ronald Reagan

“Here’s my strategy on the Cold War: We win, they lose.” – Ronald Reagan

The nearest thing to eternal life we will ever see on this earth is a government program. – Ronald Reagan

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. – Henry Kissinger

What good is a holiday, if the people don’t know what they’re celebrating? – Doug Cooke

It’s called communism. Reward people who are stupid, lazy, or irresponsible, and screw the people who make everything work. – Doug Cooke

Never misunderestimate the greed of banks and loan institutions. – Doug Cooke

If they try to take away my right to free speech, they’ll have to reckon with my right to bear arms. – Doug Cooke

The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice. – Solomon

The reason that minds are so difficult to change is that people tend to dwell on the facts or opinions that support their point of view, and ignore those which would refute it.- Doug Cooke

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