Monday, May 02, 2005

Government Quotes

O'Rourke If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.  ~George Bernard Shaw No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.  ~Abraham Lincoln Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true.  ~Polish Proverb The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.  ~Karl Marx Governments should not possess instruments of coercion and violence denied to their citizens.  ~Edgar A. Suter Our government... teaches the whole people by its example.  If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.  ~Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.  ~Barry Goldwater Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe.  No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise.  Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried from time to time.  ~Winston Churchill Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think.  ~Author Unknown The cure for capitalism's failing would require that a government would have to rise above the interests of one class alone.  ~Robert L. Heilbroner Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights.  Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper.  ~Larry Flynt Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it.  Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their ki


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