"Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves? It is feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man against his own bosom. Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birthright of an American... [T]he unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people."
--Tench Coxe, The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1788
^ To this very day we STILL have to fight to protect that liberty from those who would take it under the guise of safety in order to ensure we can not resist losing more liberty.
"...the government of the United States is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion..." - President John Adams - From The Treaty With Tripoli 1796.
"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States Of America, and to the republic for which it stands; one Nation indivisible with liberty and justice for all." - The original Pledge Of Allegiance prior to 1954 when that god nonsense was added.
“There is a beast in man that needs to be exercised, not exorcised.” - Anton Szandor LaVey
“It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.” - Anton Szandor LaVey
“Satan has been the best friend the church has ever had, as he has kept it in business all these years!” - Anton Szandor LaVey
And of course the quote in my signature. Which actually has to do with this thread this time.
"Doctor Grant, My Dear Doctor Sattler; WELCOME To Jurassic Park!"
-John Hammond, Jurassic Park (Don't know why, but I've always loved the way he said that line)
"The Future is not Set, There is no Fate But what we Make for ourselves"
-John Connor, Terminator 2 (Just before he claimes Kyle Reese told his mother this line [Which he didn't])
"Get away from her, you **bleep**!"
-Ellen Ripley, Aliens.
"Who's the bigger fool? The fool, or the fool who follows him?"
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
"ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
"The enemy can not push a button... if you disable his hand."
Carreer Sergeant Zim, Starship Troopers. (That scene always stuck out to me, I don't know why)