Ronald Reagan was an outspoken critic of excessive taxation. He once summed up his concern about the practice by saying, “The difference in spending habits between government and a drunken sailor is, […]
One of the challenges faced by Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) during his tenure as Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland was a severe shortage of silver. Without the precious metal, the nation […]
Despite a hard-fought campaign and a narrow loss to John F. Kennedy in the 1960 Presidential election, Richard Nixon was able to maintain some sense of good humor. In congratulating the newly-inaugurated […]
President Ronald Reagan spent his entire political life warning against the dangers of ever-growing federal government. He once summed up his philosophy about government, saying, “Government is like a baby. An alimentary […]
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (1936-2016), was married for 56 years at the time of his death. He and his wife had nine children and 33 grandchildren. When asked what was […]
Of all the animals on earth, none has made the impact on the human heart quite as much as the dog. The following observations demonstrate why the dog has justifiably earned the […]
Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle were far from being close friends. When the French general got on the Prime Minister’s nerves, he wasn’t reluctant to express his irritation in the form […]
“For once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been, and there you will long to return.” — Leonardo Da Vinci […]
Physicist Stephen Hawking may have been confined to a wheelchair for most of his life, but his physical disability never slowed down his mind or his wit.
“It is better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past.” — Carl Von Clausewitz Read more great quotations. Read fun facts about military and […]
“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” ― Benjamin Franklin Read more great quotes.
Thomas Edison: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Read more fun facts about Thomas Edison. Read more great quotes. Read more stories of success.
“I spend a lot of time thinking of the Hereafter. Each time I enter a room I wonder what I’m here after.” — Tim Conway Read some funny stories about absentminded people. […]
“If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” — Bob Hope Read more fun facts about Bob Hope. Learn how an act of […]
“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” — Mark Twain Read more Mark Twain fun facts and funny quotes. Learn about fun and interesting customs.