• Giving money & power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
    Giving money & power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
  • A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
    A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • 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.
    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
  • In my many years, I have come to a conclusion, that one useless man is a shame, two [useless men] is a law firm and three or more [useless men] is a government.
    In my many years, I have come to a conclusion, that one useless man is a shame, two [useless men] is a law firm and three or more [useless men] is a government.
    ~ John Adams
  • One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
    One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
    ~ Plato
  • If you don't read  the newspaper you are  uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are  misinformed.
    If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • In my many years I have come to a conclusion, that one useless man is a shame, two useless men is a law firm and three or more useless men is a government.
    In my many years I have come to a conclusion, that one useless man is a shame, two useless men is a law firm and three or more useless men is a government.
    ~ John Adams
  • 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.
    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, Civil Libertarian
  • Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you.
    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.)
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