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

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

Common sense i so rare now, it’s like having a superpower.
- Dave Ramsey

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

I once viewed the marketplace as a cruel place, where we need intervention by government and lawyers to protect people. But after watching regulators work, I have come to believe that market competition is the best protector of consumers. Now I consider it my job to explain the near magical benefits of the free market.
- John Stossel

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

Free speech matters. If we give in to those who would shut us up, the speech police will push and push until we have no freedom left.
- John Stossel