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Great Timeless Truths
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a
shame, two is a law firm and three or more is a government.
If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the
newspaper you are misinformed. (how true is that!!!)
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of
government. But then I repeat myself.
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
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support
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, Classmate of Bill Clinton at Georgetown
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to
P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian
Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavours to live
at the expense of everybody else.
Frederic Bastiat, French
I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs
when it's free!
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.
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
Mark Twain (1866)
Talk is cheap...except when government does it.
The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy
appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the
taxidermist leaves the skin.
What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
Edward Langley, Artist (1928-1995)
A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong
enough to take everything you have.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.