• We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
    We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
    ~ Aesop
  • Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
    Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
    ~ P. J. O`Rourke
  • A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
    A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
    ~ P. J. O`Rourke, Civil Libertarian
  • A  government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.
    A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.
    ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Big government helps the people who have made it. It crushes the people who are trying to make it.
    ~ Marco Rubio
  • Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think.
    Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think.
    ~ Author Unknown
  • If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism; if our government is to function, it must have dissent.
    ~ Henry Steele Commager