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 Wise Words From Sage Men On Government




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 government. But then I repeat myself. Mark Twain


We 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


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 U


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


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.)


No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. Mark Twain


Talk is cheap – except when government does it. Anonymous


What this country needs are more unemployed politicians. Edward Langley, Artist


A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.  Thomas Jefferson


But we never learn…



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