"The fruits of life fall into the hands of those who climb the tree and pick them." - Earl Tupper (1907 - 1983) American business person
Stop complaining about what you're not getting, and start creating what you want. - Dr. Phil McGraw (1950 - ) American psychologist, TV host
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn
again to exercise his will and his personal responsibility. - Albert
Schweitzer (1875-1965) German medical missionary Nobel Peace Prize winner
Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them. Bud Fox, stockbroker from the movie "Wall Street" (1987)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain (1835-1910) American writer
The key to success is for you to make a habit throughout your life of doing the things you fear. Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) Dutch painter first career: art salesman
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) American novelist and screenwriter
There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free. Walter Cronkite
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British prime minister during WWII
Fight for the right to live in freedom! Paul McCartney
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. Thomas Paine
A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money............G Gordon Liddy
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. .........James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)
Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries. ...........Douglas Casey, Classmate of Bill Clinton at Georgetown Univ
No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.........Mark Twain (1866)
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. .........Pericles (430 B.C.)
The man who does things makes mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all -- doing nothing.- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) statesman and scientist one of America's founding fathers, and father of two
The way to get started is to stop talking and start doing. - Walt Disney (1901-1966) American entrepreneur, movie producer and showman
There ain't no rules around here. We're trying to accomplish something.
Thomas Edison (1847-1931)
inventor, salesman, frequently worked more than 40 hours straight
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Edison
Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is? Frank Scully (1892-1964) American newspaper columnist
If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. John Wooden (1910- ) Hall of Fame basketball coach for UCLA who won a record 10 NCAA championships
Deal with the world the way it is, not the way you wish it was. John Chambers (1949 - ) CEO of Cisco Systems
We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down. - Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) U.N. diplomat, humanitarian, U.S. first lady
The fruits of life fall into the hands of those who climb the tree and pick them. - Earl Tupper (1907-1983) American business person, Tupperware inventor
We have a solution for war. It is to expand the sphere of liberty. - Rudolph Rummel
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. - Sallust
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw
Ya gotta believe.Tug McGraw (1944-2004) Major League Baseball pitcher (Mets/Phillies)
The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) civil rights leader
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will and his personal responsibility. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) German medical missionary, Nobel Peace Prize winner
I didn't see the motorcycle ...... is not an excuse, it's a confession! - Biker Quote
Historical knowledge is indispensable for those who want to build a better world.-- Ludwig von Mises
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959)
Life is all about ass - either you are covering it, kicking it, kissing it, trying to get it, or acting like one!- Author Unknown
The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)
The world does not have a suggestion box. www.RegisterAndVote2004.org- Ad Council Billboard
Victory belongs to the most persevering. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) French general and emperor
Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)
If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed,
given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom.
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. general and 34th president (1890-1969)
We want to be free to ride our machines without being hassled by the man! Peter Fonda - The Wild Angels 1966
Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them. Bud Fox, stockbroker from the movie Wall Street (1987)
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Sir Winston Churchill, (1874-1965)
If you have no enemies, you have no character. Taking a stand always creates opposition. Paul Neuman
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. Margaret Thatcher (1925 - )
Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating. Jim Carrey - Canadian actor
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. -- Oscar Ameringer
It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do. John Baptiste Moliére (1622-1673)
The greatest glory of a free-born people, is to transmit that freedom to their children. William Havard (1710-1788), Irish actor and dramatist
The only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness to work very very hard. Helen Gurley Brown (1922 - ) Editor and writer, Cosmopolitan magazine
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. - Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) Dutch painter
In the beginning of a change, the Patriot is a scarce man, and brave and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs them nothing to be a Patriot. Mark Twain
Time is limited, so I better wake up every morning fresh and know that I have just one chance to live this particular day right, and to string my days together into a life of action, and purpose. Lance Armstrong (1971- ) US cyclist, 5 time winner of the Tour de France, cancer survivor
The world belongs to the energetic. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American writer and activist
Complacency will hang us, ignorance of the issues will be the rope. Mike Haney
The ocean is made of drops of water. Mother Teresa (1910-1997) missionary, Nobel Peace Prize winner
When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4bc-65ad) Roman philosopher and statesman
The road you travel is more than just a ribbon of asphalt, it is a winding path of memories and experiences. - HOG Tales - November 2003 Issue
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish playwright & critic
Many a false step is made by standing still.- Ancient Chinese Proverb
The ultimate test of a nation's
greatness is not the might of its army or its influence in world affairs but
the degree to which it protects the basic freedoms and rights of its people
. - Author unknown
Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.- Thomas Jefferson
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. Henry Ford (1863-1947) inventor
It is not the rebels, it is not the curious, it is not the dissidents who endanger a democratic society but rather the accepting, the unthinking, the unquestioning, the docile, the obedient, the silent and the indifferent. - Leon Litwack, Professor of History, U. C. Berkeley
Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Edison (1847-1931)
I think legislative assaults on motorcyclists are totally emotionally, disproportionate and totally unfair....they're instigated and implemented by people who know nothing about motorcycling, but have a prejudice. It's easy to curb the freedoms of others when you see no immediate impact on your own. Malcolm Forbes
When they took the Fourth Amendment, I was quiet because I didn't deal
When they took the Sixth Amendment, I was quiet because I was innocent!
When they took the Second Amendment, I was quiet because I didn't own a gun!
Now they have taken the First Amendment, and I can say nothing about it! JAY BENDELL
So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. -- Will Rogers
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory. Be brave enough to live life creatively. Alan Alda, American Actor
Kites rise highest against the wind-- not with it. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), British prime minister during WWII
When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free. Charles Evans Hughes~
You only have the rights you are willing to fight for - Unknown
The deepest American dream
is not the hunger for money or fame; it is the dream of settling down, in peace
and freedom and cooperation, in the promised land. -- Scott Russell
The best and most effective protective riding equipment is a thorough knowledge of riding skills. - Author Unknown
It's amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit - Harry Truman
United we stand, divided
we fall -- Aesop (620-560 BC), Greek fabulist
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. -- Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), 33rd US President, Democrat
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined. -- Patrick Henry (1736-99), American Revolutionary leader and orator
I love America because America trusts me. When I go into a shop to buy a pair of shoes I am not asked to produce my Identity Card. I love it because my mail is not censored. My phone is not tapped. My conversation with friends is not reported to the secret police. -- Janina Atkins, Polish-born student
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. --Abraham Lincoln
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. -- George Orwell (1903-50), British writer
And I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free, and I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me and I'll proudly stand next to him to defend her still today, cuz there ain't no doubt I love this land, God bless the USA. --Lee Greenwood
JUST THE FACTS, PLEASE Statistics are like a bikini ? What they reveal is interesting, but what they conceal is vital.
The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. -- Plato
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
If We Stop Voting, Will They Go Away? - Bumper sticker.
Too many people don't care what happens so long as it doesn't happen to them. -- William Howard Taft
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. - Napoleon
Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. --Unknown
Government is not reason. It is not eloquence. It is a force, like fire: a dangerous servant and a terrible master. --George Washington
Its not the size of the dog in the fight, its the size of the fight in the dog. --Mark Twain
We who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees. --- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Letter to Viscount Halifax, June 19, 1941
We will not go quietly into the night. --Independence Day
On matters of principle, stand like a rock. --Thomas Jefferson
If you're tired of getting stepped on, stand up -- The Great
Joe Saintomas 8-)
For the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration. Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient. The world will follow our lead - ADOLPH HITLER - 1935
A good friend will come
bail you out of jail... But, a true friend will be sitting next to you saying,
Man...we f***ed up.
Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul.
Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle.
If you're going to lead, then lead. If you're going to follow, get the hell out of my way!
You start the game of life with a full pot o' luck and an empty pot o' experience... The object is to fill the pot of experience before you empty the pot of luck.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in one pretty and well preserved piece, but to skid across the line broadside, thoroughly used up, worn out, leaking oil, shouting HOLY CRAP!
Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don't have the balls to live in the real world.
Never trade the thrills of living for the security of existence.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold everything you need.
Never try to race an old geezer; he may have one more gear than you.
It takes more love to share the saddle than it does to share the bed.
The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rearview mirror.
Never be afraid to slow down.
Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.
Sometimes it takes a whole tank full of fuel before you can think straight.
Riding faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll ride alone.
Never hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of town.
Never mistake horsepower for staying power.
A good rider has balance, judgment, and good timing. So does a good lover.
Never do less than forty miles before breakfast.
If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride.
A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.
Respect the person who has seen the dark side of motorcycling and lived.
Young riders pick a destination and go... Old riders pick a direction and go.
Sometimes the fastest way to get there is to stop for the night.
Always back your bike into the curb, and sit where you can see it.
Work to ride & ride to work.
Two-lane blacktop isn't a highway - it's an attitude.
When you look down the road, it seems to never end - but you better believe it does.
People are like Motorcycles: each is customized a bit differently.
Sometimes the best communication happens when you're on separate bikes.
Good coffee should be indistinguishable from 50 weight motor oil.
The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.
The twisties - not the superslabs -separate the riders from the squids.
If the person in the next lane at the stoplight rolls up the window and locks the door, support their view of life by snarling at them.
A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2 am to drive his pickup to the middle of nowhere to get you when you're broken down.
Catching a yellow jacket in your shirt can double your vocabulary.
There's something ugly about a NEW bike on a trailer.
Don't lead the pack if you don't know where you're going.
Sleep with one arm through the spokes and keep your pants on.
Never be ashamed to unlearn an old habit.
A good long ride can clear your mind, restore your faith, and use up a lot of fuel.
If you ride like there's no tomorrow, there won't be.
Bikes parked out front mean good chicken-fried steak inside.
Gray-haired riders don't get that way from pure luck.
There are drunk riders. There are old riders. There are NO old, drunk riders.
The best modifications cannot be seen from the outside.
Always replace the cheapest parts first.
Patience is the ability to keep your motor idling.
Only a Biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.
Four wheels good, two wheels better?
Keep the paint up, and the rubber down!
There are two types of people in this world, people who ride motorcycles and people who wish they could ride motorcycles.
Never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly.
I'd rather be riding my motorcycle thinking about work than sitting at work thinking about my motorcycle.
Ride as if your life depended on it.
You don't stop riding because you get old, you get old because you stop riding.
You never see a motorcycle parked outside of a psychiatrist's office.