"I regret, as much as any member, the unavoidable weight and duration of the burdens to be imposed; having never been a proselyte to the doctrine, that public debts are public benefits. I consider them, on the contrary, as evils which ought to be removed as fast as honor and justice will permit."
~James Madison, Debates in the House of Representatives on the First Report on Public Credit, 1790
"Having more money doesn't make you happier.
I have 50 million dollars but I'm just as happy as when I had 48 million."
"You know you're a red neck if your home has wheels and your car doesn't."
Any good marriage is secret territory, a necessary white space on society’s map. What others don’t know about it is what makes it yours. - Stephen King
Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters. - Anonymous
The greatest mistake we humans make in relationships: we listen half, understand quarter, think zero, and react double. - Anonymous
May you have the hindsight to know where you've been
The foresight to know where you are going
And the insight to know when you have gone too far.
~ Irish Blessing
I remember the first time I heard him say that. It freaked me out to imagine it, and it still does to this day.