• What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
    What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
  • The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.
    The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
    The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
  • No man`s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.
    No man`s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • 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.)
  • 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