25 October 2011

10 Timely Quotes~

'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

'Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.' - P.J. O'Rourke

'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 University)

'There is no distinctly Native American criminal class...
save Congress.' - Mark Twain

'The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.' 
Herbert Spencer (English Philosopher, 1820-1903)

'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.)

'Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.' 
- James Bovard (Civil Libertarian -1994)

'Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.' - Frederic Bastiat (French economist, 1801-1850)

'If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper- you are misinformed.' - Mark Twain

'If you think health care is expensive now- wait until you see what it costs when it's free!' - P.J. O'Rourke

Bonus: +25 of Reagan's best -here-

-h/t Kirby-


Randy-g said...

Spot on!!

Reaganite Republican said...

Thx brutha

Proof said...

I echo Randy's sentiments. Good stuff!

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

Time immemorial.

Reaganite Republican said...

Some things never change~

Richard said...

Those quotes need to be read by those in power.

Anonymous said...

Those in power must keep themselves relevant.

The worst thing that ever happened to this country is the advent of a sitting congress........

who is always sitting. Many states have Legislatures that only meet for about 4-5 months every other year.

During the time between meetings the state itself debates the necessity of certain things and then when the legislature is finally in session only the most important topics are addresses and their is not much time to address these concerns.

Unlike congress who is in session year round they just meddle and meddle and meddle and now you got legislation that is intended to fix legislation that was designed to fix other broken legislation which was broke from other legislation.

Congress will never stop meddling and will never be convinced that all 535 of them can climb into a giant bucket and lift themselves UP TO GOD.

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