"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
"Democracy must be something more than two wolves
and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."
- James Bovard
"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul
can always depend on the support of Paul."
- George Bernard Shaw
"Foreign aid might be defined
as a transfer of money from poor people in rich
countries to rich people in poor countries.
- Douglas Casey
"Giving money and power to government is like
giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."
- P.J. O'Rourke
"Government is the great fiction,
through which everybody endeavors to live
at the expense of everybody else."
- Frederic Bastiat
"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
"Just because you do not take an interest in politics
doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you!"
- Pericles (430 B.C.)
"No man's life, liberty, or property is safe
while the legislature is in session."
- Mark Twain
Thanks for the quotes, Merry!
Do you have a favorite quote?
Please remember, these are not MY quotes. LOL
Because I have a quote here does not necessarily mean I agree with it.