1. A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

2. Courage knows what not to fear.

3. The measure of a man is what he does with power.

4. This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.

5. If you are going through hell, keep going.

6. The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

7. It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.

8. Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.

9. A house is just a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff.

10. Religion has convinced people that there’s an invisible man?living in the sky, who watches everything you do every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a list of ten specific things he doesn’t want you to do. And if you do any of these things, he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever, and suffer and burn and scream until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you and he needs money.