Monday, August 6, 2012

GREAT TRUTHS




1. 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 congress.
- John Adams




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




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




4. 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




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




6. 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




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




8. 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.




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




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




11. 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 (1986)




12. I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
- Will Rogers




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




14. 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)




15. 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.)




16. No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.
- Mark Twain (1866)




17. Talk is cheap...except when Congress does it.
- Anonymous




18. The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
- Ronald Reagan




19. The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.
- Winston Churchill




20. The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.
- Mark Twain




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




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




23. What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
- Edward Langley, Artist (1928-1995)




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




25. We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
- Aesop




Can you think of a single reason for not sharing this?




Neither could I......



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