Good Quotations

Friday, November 07, 2008

Some quotations relevant to our current times:

"A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have."
~Thomas Jefferson

"Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.... But then I repeat myself."
~Mark Twain

"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

"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."
~George Bernard Shaw

"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

"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 cannot give to anyone anything that it does not first take from someone else."
~Gerald R. Ford


Anonymous said...

These quotes are AWESOME!

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