Best Quotes I read today

Collection of superb hard hitting humorous comments on govt, politics, bureaucracy

“In my many years I have come to a conclusion, … that one useless man is a shame, two [useless men] is a law firm and three or more [useless men] is a government.”
~John Adams

“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

“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


“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 (1866)

“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 only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.”

~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.”

“If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free!”

~P.J. O’Rourke