‘Cause facts are stubborn things

Here are some of my favorite quotations.  Some were spoken when America was just beginning, others more recently.  But in any case, they are as funny, as ironic, as witty, as to the point, and as…true as ever before. Enjoy! Feel free to comment with some of your own true-isms and I’ll be happy to add them to this worthy list.

One of my many quote sources!
One of my many quote sources!

William J. Kelly



Facts are stubborn things – Ronald Reagan

Don’t be afraid to see what you see – Ronald Reagan

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander- Abraham Lincoln

A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over – Benjamin Franklin

Government doesn’t solve problems. It subsidizes them – Ronald Reagan

Always do right. This will gratify some and astonish the rest – Mark Twain

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other – Ronald Reagan

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy– Benjamin Franklin

I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress – Ronald Reagan

How do you tell a communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin – Reagan


One thought on “‘Cause facts are stubborn things

  1. I can tell by the number of Reagan quotes that he was one of your favorite presidents. He was my favorite. You are likely to get my vote. Why? #1 because of the number and choices of Ronald Reagan quotations. (He was my favorite president!) #2 The content of the other quotes you chose. #3 You saw the need for concervatives in entertainment AMD got involved #4 You revealed Jim Dodge’s connection to Topinka.

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