Jason Vitosky

U.S. Congressional House, District 4

Jason Vitosky

Favorite Quotes

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."
--Ancient Greek Proverb

"There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest it."
-- Elie Wiesel quotes

"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference."
-- Elie Wiesel quotes

"There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win."
-- Elie Wiesel quotes

"If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up."
--J. M. Power

"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."
--Carl Gustav Jung

"The great thing about being an architect is you can walk into your dreams.
--Harold E. Wagoner

"Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake."
--Henry David Thoreau

- "Young people are traditionally not satisfied w/ the Status Quo. And if there's wrong's being done, young people have the courage, at times, to rise up against them."
-- Jesse Ventura

"You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go.
You lead by going to that place and making a case."
-- Ken Kesey

"No man is above the law and no man is below it:
nor do we ask any man's permission, when we ask him to obey it."
-- Theodore Roosevelt

"Your rights end where my nose begins."
-- Abraham Lincoln, in response to a smoker

"Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law', because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual."
--Thomas Jefferson

"My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality."
-- Oscar Wilde

"I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual."
-- Lord Byron

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
-- Thomas Edison

"Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools."
-- Marshal McLuhan

"Management works in the system; leadership works on the system."
-- Stephen R. Covey

"There are always two parties -- the party of the Past and the party of the Future; the Establishment and the Movement."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."
-- Eleanore Roosevelt

"Simple, clear purpose and principles give rise to complex and intelligent behavior. Complex rules and regulations give rise to simple and stupid behavior."
-- Dee Hock

"A problem well stated is a problem half solved."
-- Charles Kettering


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