Quote :: Government
“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.”
“If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.”
--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 ?
“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) ? ?
“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.) ?