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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

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 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

 

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

 

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,  French economist  (1801-1850)

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in 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 polities 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.  - Anonymous

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

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

You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.

What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.

The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.

You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!

When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does not have to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for - that is the beginning of the end of any nation!

Interesting comments I read recently in the local shopper posted by - Jeri McCarty

The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.  - Mark Twain

There is not 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

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.  - Aesop 

"SOME IDEAS ARE SO STUPID ONLY 'INTELLECTUALS' BELIEVE THEM." George Orwell

When the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great, but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed.

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits"... Albert Einstein

"When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe ."-- Thomas Jefferson

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." Thomas Jefferson

"It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world." Thomas Jefferson

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." -- Thomas Jefferson

"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government." -- Thomas Jefferson

"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms." -- Thomas Jefferson

"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." -- Thomas Jefferson

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." -- Thomas Jefferson

"To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical." -- Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson said in 1802:

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the

American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks

will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."


Frailer is an opportunity to start over again better than before. 

A lie has speed but truth has endurance.  

A wise man always knows more than he tells but a foolish man always tells more than he knows. 

Full trust in the lord can put anxiety to rest.    Mildred Drake

A great oak is only a little nut that held its ground.  Don Drake

You can preach a better sermon with your life than you can with a sermon.  Don Drake

The best way to proceed in life is to take the advice you give to others  Don Drake

God never said the journey would be easy but the arrival would be wonderful. D. Drake

If you can't sleep at night don't count sheep talk to the shepherd    - Don Drake 

“The greatest charity one can do to another is to lead him to the truth.” -St. Thomas Aquinas

“Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one’s horse as it is leaping.”  Julius Hare

“The ability to express an idea is as important as the idea itself.”  Bernard M. Baruch

“It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.”  Claude M. Bristol

 

 

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