Political Quotes From Famous People

1. 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

2. If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed. If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.
-Mark Twain

3. Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress, but then I repeat myself.
-Mark Twain

4. 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

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

6. A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, for which he proposes to pay with your money.
-G. Gordon Liddy

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

8. 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.
If it stops moving, subsidize it.
-Ronald Reagan (1986)

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

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

11. No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.
-Mark Twain (1866)

12. Talk is cheap, except when Congress does it.
-Anonymous

13. The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism
is the equal sharing of misery.
-Winston Churchill

14. The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.
-Mark Twain

15. There is no distinctly Native American criminal class, save Congress.
-Mark Twain

16. What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
-Edward Langley

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

Five Best Sentences

1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.

2. For whatever one person receives without work, another person must then work without receiving.

3. The government cannot give to anyone anything that the government does not first take from someone else.

4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.

5. When half the people get the idea that they need not work because the other half will take care of them, but when that first half gets the idea that it does no good to work because the second half will receive what they worked for, that is the beginning of the end of any Nation!

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