Apropos of Nothing

February 5, 2008

Quotes of the Day

Filed under: Politics,Quotes — aproposofnothing @ 8:26 pm

“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 Congress….
But then I repeat myself.”

-Mark Twain

“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
– George Bernard Shaw

“Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.”

-James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)

“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

“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)

“I don’t make jokes I just watch the government and report the facts.”
-Will Rogers

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


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