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Some Musings

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1. You cannot legislate the poor into   prosperity,

by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.


 

2. What one person receives without   working for, 

another person must work for without receiving.


 

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


 

4. You cannot multiply wealth by   dividing it.


 

5. 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 no good to work, because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that is the   beginning of the end of any nation!

 

 

GREAT TRUTHS

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


 


 

8. 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)


 

9. I don't make jokes.    

I just watch the government and report the   facts.

-- Will Rogers


 

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


 

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


 

12. Talk is cheap, except when  Congress does it.

-- Anonymous


 

13. 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


 

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


 

15. There is no distinctly Native   American criminal class,

save   Congress.

-- Mark Twain


 

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


 

17. A government big enough to give you everything you want,

is   strong enough to take everything   you have.

-- Thomas Jefferson

 


 

 

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