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PROFOUND STATEMENTS
Many of these are quite pertinent to today?s environment !!

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

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
 

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WOW! How true they are! :clapper:

John
 

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To bad we can't get those things said over and over and national TV..
 
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