Political wisdom – part 1:
1) Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But then I repeat myself.
– Mark Twain
2) 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
3) A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
– George Bernard Shaw
4) 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
5) Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting, On what to have for dinner.
– James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)
6) 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
7) Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
– P.J. O’Rourke, Civil Libertarian