Wisdom, Past and Present--a little "humor" for the day

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 4EvrLearning, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. 4EvrLearning

    4EvrLearning New Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    Left Coast
    If these have been posted before, I apologize for the duplication. What struck me is how things haven't changed much over time!

    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

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

    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

    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 is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else. -- Frederic Bastiat, French Economist (1801-1850)

    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

    In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
    -- Voltaire (1764)

    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

    There is no distinctly native American criminal class...save Congress. -- Mark Twain

    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. -- Aesop
  2. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    Jul 11, 2007
    Jackson County West Virginia
    Very good. A lot of memorable quotes that are as true today as when they were spoken or written.

  3. 1shot1k

    1shot1k Former Guest

    Nov 9, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    " He who sitteth on the Hot Fire...shall rise again ! ".................1shot

    :p :p pray for me...for I am a sick man...:p:p:p
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