Favorite quotes

The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.
- Benjamin Franklin

The strength of any institution rests solely in the good will of the people with whom they deal. You can replace anything except the good will of your customers.
- Sam Clapper - President of TORO 1914-1943

The more opportunities there are in a Society for some persons to live upon the toil of others, and the less those others may enjoy the fruits of their work themselves, the more is diligence killed, the former become insolent, the latter despairing, and both negligent.
- Anders Chydenius

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, - it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant, and a fearful master; never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
- George Washington

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.
- Ronald Reagan

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
- Mark Twain

People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.
- Thomas Sowell

I have never understood why it is "greed" to want to keep the money you have earned but not greed to want to take somebody else's money.
- Thomas Sowell

The moral tragedy that has befallen Americans is our belief that it is okay for government to forcibly use one American to serve the purposes of another - that in my book is a working definition of slavery.
- Walter E. Williams

It is a basic rule of life that if you reward bad behavior, you get more of it.
- Mark Steyn

If citizens understood economics as well as it was understood by economists 200 years ago, most of the nonsense that’s done in Washington would be politically impossible.
- Thomas Sowell

Prior to capitalism, the way people amassed great wealth was by looting, plundering and enslaving their fellow man. Capitalism made it possible to become wealthy by serving your fellow man.
- Walter E. Williams

Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement.
- Will Rogers

I happen to be a big fan of Western civilization, I think it beats the heck out of tyranny and starvation.
- Jordan Peterson

Free speech is not just another value. It’s the foundation of Western civilization.
- Jordan Peterson

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