Friday, October 17, 2008

Screw Accuracy...These Are Great!

I received an email today with a bunch of quotes that beg to be shared. I don't know if they are accurate or not. I was going to check them all out, but I'm too lazy. Besides, they are great thoughts regardless. Have a great weekend everyone!

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


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


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


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


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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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.)

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

Talk is cheap...except when Congress does it.
-Unknown


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


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


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

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

1 comment:

Lauren said...

OH THIS IS SO GOOD!

Dig in...