Some of Steve Myers’ Favorites

Some of Steve Myers’ Favorites

Here are some of Mayoral candidate Steve Myers’ favorite things:


• The Road to Serfdom by Friedrick Hayek

• In Search of Self Governance by Scott Rasmussen

• East Baton Rouge Unified Development Code

• Louisiana Civil Code

• Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

• Liberty and Tyranny by Mark Levin

• Race and Economics by Walter Williams

• Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell

• The Federalist and Anti Federalist Papers

• The Road Less Traveled by Scott Peck

• Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay

• Will I See My Dog in Heaven by Jack Wintz

• Advise and Consent by Allen Drury

• Complete Works of Francis A. Schaeffer

• Pensees by Blaise Pascal


• It’s A Wonderful Life

• The Wizard of Oz

• The Sound of Music

• One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

• Silence of the Lambs

• 12 Angry Men

• Man in the Glass — The Dale Brown Story

• Schindler’s List

• The Green Mile

• Lion King

• Shawshank Redemption

• Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

• ET

• Breakfast Club

Favorite Quotes

• “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live but Christ lives in me; and the life which I know live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself up for me.” Galatians 2:20

• “We the people…” U.S. Constitution

• “The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing: we know this in countless ways.” Pascal.

• “No state shall..pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts.” U.S. Constitution

• “…Nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.” Bill of  Rights 5th Amendment.

• “The enumeration in the constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” 9th Amendment, Bill of Rights.

• “Let each of us examine his thoughts; he will find them wholly concerned with the past or the future. We almost never think of the present and if we do think of it,  it is only to see what light it throws on our plans for the future. The present is never our end. The past and the present are our means., the future alone our end. Thus we never actually live, but hope to live and since we are always planning how to be happy, it is inevitable that we should never be so.” — Pascal

• “Don’t be angry and don’t be negative.”  Coach Dale D. Brown

• “Truth is so obscured nowadays and lies so well established that unless we love the truth we shall never recognize it.” Pensees 739 Pascal.

• “Success is the peace of mind which is a direct result of the self-satisfaction of knowing you did your very best.” John Wooden

• “1806 Webster’s definition of success: fortunate, happy, kind, prosperous. 2012 dictionary definition of success: Obtaining wealth, fame, rank and power.”

• “Keep His statutes and His commandments that it may go well with you and your children after you.” Deut. 4:40.

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