ACON - Arizona Division

American Community Organizational Network



Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. ~Mark Twain

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." ~Albert Einstein

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. ~Will Rogers

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." ~Albert Einstein
"What country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time that its people preserve the spirit of resistance?" ~Thomas Jefferson "Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking." ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty." ~Thomas Jefferson "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." ~Mahatma Gandhi
"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." ~Thomas Jefferson “There is a pleasure pure, in being mad, which none but madmen know.” ~John Dryden
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." ~Thomas Jefferson "We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe." ~Johann von Goethe
"Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear." ~Thomas Jefferson "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent." ~Thomas Jefferson
"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you." ~Thomas Jefferson "A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine." ~Thomas Jefferson
"Delay is preferable to error." ~Thomas Jefferson “When I was younger if I wasn’t a liberal, I had no heart. When I was older, if I wasn’t a conservative, I didn’t have a brain.” ~Winston Churchill