Integrity Values

“Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain.” --Chris Karcher

American Fascist

“The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.” --Henry A. Wallace

Commitment’s Magic

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely...

Die Free

"I would rather die a free man fighting to stay free than live in a world with no freedom.” --Jeffrey Fry

Good Friend

“A good friend speaks truly and from the heart, the one whose speech is always pleasant cannot be trusted.” --Viking Proverb

Secure Liberty

“He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression.” --Thomas Paine

Love Oneself

“As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health - food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is love of oneself.”...

With Chaos

“With chaos there is no growth.” --Barry Thornton

Wretched Countries

“In those wretched countries where a man cannot call his tongue his own, he can scarce call anything his own. Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech; a thing terrible to public traitors.” --Benjamin Franklin

The Happiest Life

“For the happiest life, rigorously plan your days, leave your nights open to chance.”--Mignon McLaughlin(click picture to enlarge)

Evils of Tyranny

“The evils of tyranny are rarely seen but by him who resist it.” --John Hay

More Dangerous

“There is nothing more dangerous than a person who wants to be left alone but is forced to get involved.” --Jeffrey Fry

Face Your Fears

“Face your fears, pursue your ambitions, and become the hero you are destined to be.” --Josh Kaufman

Happiness Butterfly

“Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” --Henry David Thoreau

Popular Government

“A popular government, without popular information, or the mean of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy; or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power...

Give Forward

“Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.”--Albert Camus(click picture to enlarge)

Thankgiving Blessings

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” --W. T. Purkiser

Eternal Vigilance

“But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.” --Andrew Jackson

Path of Truth

“Fear not the path of truth for the lack of people walking on it.” --Robert F. Kennedy

Judging a Person

“Judging a person does not define who they are. It defines who you are.” --Kristen Stewart

Life Laughs

“Life laughs at you when you are unhappy; life smiles at you when you are happy; but life salutes you when you make others happy.” --Charlie Chaplin

Real Magic

“There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.” --Norman Vincent Peale

Dream’s Pursuit

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”--Walt Disney(click picture to enlarge)

Escape Anxiety

“Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions, not outside.” --Marcus Aurelius

Give Thanks

“Give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” --Brian Tracy

Essential Integrity

“Integrity is essential and irreplaceable. It is the most valuable asset for a person, a company, or a society seeking to build and progress.” --Rex Tillerson

Natural State

“Fear is not the natural state of civilized people.“ --Aung San Suu Kyi

Lie to Yourself

“Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”...

Step Forward

“If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.”--Nora Roberts

Love Drives

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”--Martin Luther King, Jr. (click picture to enlarge)

Clutches of Old Age

“No matter how cautiously you live there is no escaping the fatal clutches of old age. So then, better to join the fray and fight proudly for something worth obtaining.” --Viking Proverb

Meaningless Liberty

“Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one’s thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants. It is the right which they first of all strike down.” --Frederick Douglass

Universal Truth

“Whenever one discovers a universal truth, it unifies rather than divides. Truth is thus the very enemy of tyranny, for it offers clarity, and one can no longer be ruled over when they can see a superior alternative to their oppression.” --Cynthia Chung

Scared to Death

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” --John Wayne

Healthy Joy

“The healthiest response to life is joy." --Deepak Chopra

No Profit In the Cure

“There is no profit in curing a disease, only in treating its symptoms.” --Steven Gundry

Thanksgiving Frequency

“Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”--Edward Sandford Martin(click picture to enlarge)

Kill a Tyrant

“The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.” --John Adams

Voices from the Past

“When we stop listening to the voices from the past, when we plug our ears against their advice and their injunctions, we make ourselves children, lost boys and girls without a map or compass.” --Jeff Minick

Bodly Decisive

“It’s better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late.” --Marilyn Moats Kennedy

Born for a Storm

“I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me.” --Andrew Jackson

Have a Heart

“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” --Charles Dickens

National Survival

“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.” --Cicero

Mediocrity Sucks

“Beware the lollipop of mediocrity; lick it once and you’ll suck forever.” --Brian Wilson(click picture to enlarge)

Judge a Man

“Judge a man not by how he treats his equals but by how he treats his inferiors.” --Charlie Chaplin

Political Correctness

“Political correctness is tyranny; just tyranny with manners.” --Charlton Heston

Interest of Tyrants

“It is in the interest of tyrants to reduce the people to ignorance and vice. For they cannot live in any country where virtue and knowledge prevail.” --Samuel Adams

Move On

“When ignorance screams, intelligence moves on.” --Donald Jackson

Invest in Good

“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” --Henry David Thoreau

Beware Tyranny

“We must beware of a tyranny of opinion which tries to make only one side of a question the one which may be heard.” --Winston Churchill

Keep Going

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. The desire and ability to press on has and always will solve the problems of the human race and divide those who achieve from those who might have been.”--Jeffrey Fry(click picture to enlarge)


“A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.” --Caskie Stinnett

Fraud and Force

“All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force.” --George Orwell

Pain of Evil

“Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.” --Aristotle

Share Riches

“Joyous is he who shares in his riches. The coward hoards and lives in fear, rarely delighting in the fortune that seldom comes his way.” --Viking Proverb

Different View

“Every person has a different view of another person’s image. That’s all perception. The character of a man, the integrity, that’s who you are.” --Steve Alford

Reach Perfection

“No one is perfect until you fall in love with them.”--Andy Rooney(click picture to enlarge)

Permeated with Hypocrisy

“Life in the system is so thoroughly permeated with hypocrisy and lies. Because the regime is captive to its own lies, it must falsify everything. It falsifies the past. It falsifies the present, and it falsifies the future. It falsifies statistics.” --Vaclav...

Leadership Matters

“Every endeavor, large or small, rises and falls on leadership.”--Jeffrey Fry

Cannot Stand

“If a nation's spiritual energies have been exhausted, it will not be saved from collapse by the most perfect government structure or by any industrial development. A tree with a rotten core cannot stand.” --Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Strange Medicine

“Forgiveness is a strange medicine. If you give it to others, it heals the wounds in your heart.” --Unknown

Believe in People

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” --Abraham Lincoln

Fraudulent Fact

“There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept."--Scottish Proverb (click picture to enlarge)

Freedom of Others

“People came to realize that not standing up for the freedom of others meant surrendering one’s own freedom.” --Václav Havel

World of Small Men

“The world is full of men who despise you, fear your ambition, and jealously guard their shrinking realms of power.” --Robert Greene

Representative Government

“In this point of the case the question is distinctly presented whether the people of the United States are to govern through representatives chosen by their unbiased suffrages or whether the money and power of a great corporation are to be secretly exerted to...

Death and Pain

"Death and pain are not frightening, it’s the fear of pain and death we need to fear." --Epictetus

Stand For

“Those who stand for nothing fall for everything.” --Alexander Hamilton

The Oxygen

“The oxygen of capitalism is cooperation. The oxygen of totalitarians is hatred for differences.” --Barry Brownstein

Sum Of Success

“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.”--Robert Collier(click picture to enlarge)

Never Changes

“Who we are never changes. Who we think we are does.” --Mary Almanac

True Soldier

“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” --G.K. Chesterton

Danger from Within

“From the earliest ages of history to the present day there never have been a people associated in one political body who enjoyed so much freedom and happiness as the people of these United States. You have no longer any cause to fear danger from abroad. It is from...

No Good Measure

“When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” --Marilyn Strathern

Ain’t Over

“It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” --Yogi Berra

Forget Everything

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it.”--William Durant(click picture to enlarge)

Shifting Blame

“Men are only too clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.” --Titus Livius (Livy)

Your Effort

“God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.” --Josiah Gilbert Holland

Give Power

“Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many.” --Alexander Hamilton

Confidence from Challenges

“Confidence comes from being vulnerable, not by shielding yourself. It is a function of exposure. The more you are exposed to challenges, the more you grow. To grow in confidence, you must first be open to embarrassment.” --Unknown

Impeccable Word

“Be Impeccable with your word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.” --Don Miguel Ruiz


“Chivalry is not the romantic, but the realistic, view of the sexes.” -- G.K. Chesterton

Give Yourself

“Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.”--Michel de Montaigne(click picture to enlarge)

Born Free

“We are the free born sons of America; the citizens of the only republic now existing in the world; and the only people on earth who possess rights, liberties, and property which they dare call their own.” --Andrew Jackson

Equality Outcomes

“Equality of talents, of education, or of wealth cannot be produced by human institutions.” --Andrew Jackson

Entrepreneur’s Ante

“You don't deserve to be called an entrepreneur unless you've mortgaged your house to the business.”--Edward S. (Ted) Rogers

Reinforce Fear

“Every time we choose safety, we reinforce fear.” --Cheri Huber

Face Fear

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”--Eleanor Roosevelt(click picture to enlarge)

Live Without Failing

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.” --J. K. Rowling

Inherit a Republic

“All who wish to hand down to their children that happy republican system bequeathed to them by their revolutionary fathers, must now take their stand against this consolidating, corrupting money power, and put it down, or their children will become hewers of wood and...

Steal Victory

“I do not steal victory.” --Alexander the Great

Moral Authority

“Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.” --Stephen Covey

So Old

“None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.” --Henry David Thoreau

The Expense of Poverty

“Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.”--James Baldwin