Quotes Worth Reading

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity, is like
a man standing in a bucket, and trying to lift himself up by the
handle.” – Winston Churchill

“Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of
Congress but I repeat myself.” – Mark Twain.

“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on
the support of Paul.” – George Bernard Shaw

“A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which
debt he proposes to pay off with your money.” – G Gordon Liddy

“Giving money and power to government, is like giving whiskey and
car keys to teen age boys.” – P. J. O’Rourke

“Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors
to live at the expense of everybody else.” – Frederick Bastiat
(1801-1850)

“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few
short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And
if it stops moving, subsidize it.” – Ronald Reagan

“I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”
– Will Rogers

“If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it
costs when it’s free.” – P. J. O’Rourke

“The government is like a baby’s alimentary canal, with a happy
appetite at one end, and no responsibility at the other.” – Ronald
Reagan

“No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe when the legislature is in
session.” – Mark Twain

“The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to
fill the world with fools.” – Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)

“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong
enough to take everything you have.” – Thomas Jefferson

“In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money
as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.” –
Voltaire (1764)

“Talk is cheap except when Congress does it.” – unknown

“What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.” – Edward
Langley

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