“A free and prosperous society has no fear of anyone entering it. But a welfare state is scared to death of every poor person who tries to get in and every rich person who tries to get out.” Harry Browne
“Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.” Daniel Webster
“We have learned that you don’t eliminate poverty distributing what you have, especially if you are poor. You have to keep generating wealth,” said Bayardo Arce, a former guerrilla leader and Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega’s main economic adviser.
“An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people.” Thomas Jefferson
“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.” Aristotle
“I’ve arranged with my executor to be buried in Chicago. Because when I die, I want to still remain active politically.” Mort Sahl
“Licensing: That’s when the government takes something away from you and then sells it back to you.”
“To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.” Teddy Roosevelt
“If you don’t know history, you don’t know anything. You are like a leaf that doesn’t know you are a part of a tree.” Michael Crichton
“A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.” Unknown
In 1942 William J. H. Boetcker, released a pamphlet titled Lincoln On Limitations, included this quote and added 10 statements written by himself. These famous 10 Can nots are more obviously true today than they were years ago.
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot help little men by tearing down big men.
You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.
You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn.
You cannot build character and courage by destroying men’s initiative and independence.
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they can and should do for themselves.