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U. S. Constitution


[Let any modification of the constitutional powers be done] by an amendment in the way which the Constitution designates. But let there be no change by usurpation; for though this, in one instance, may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed.
George Washington

It is surely only a matter of time before some federal judge finds the Constitution unconstitutional.
Mark Steyn

Nothing is more senseless than to base so many expectations on the state, that is, to assume the existence of collective wisdom and foresight after taking for granted the existence of individual imbecility and improvidence.
Frédéric Bastiat

Unintended Consequence


But we have inherited a vast number of social ills which never came from Nature. They are the complicated products of all the tinkering, muddling, and blundering of social doctors in the past.
William Graham Sumner

Unionism


Unionism seldom, if ever, uses such power as it has to insure better work; almost always it devotes a large part of that power to safeguarding bad work.
H. L. Mencken

Unions may have existed to serve workers' interests at one time. These days, they exist to serve liberalism.
Stephen Spruiell

When school children start paying union dues, that's when I'll start representing the interests of school children.
Al Shanker, former American Federation of Teachers president

Universe


In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
Douglas Adams

There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
Douglas Adams

University


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
John Ciardi

San Diego State University [is] Harvard, without all the smart people.
Samuel Halpern

Utopia


Utopian movements produce dystopias.
Dennis Prager

What begins as a Utopian vision, always -- always -- ends in bloodshed. Because you have to force a utopia on a free people. Free people want to pursue their own happiness, but a one-size-fits-all approach requires herding the free, against their will, into the state's idea of what's right. Then it's not utopia.
Greg Gutfeld

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