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Words of wisdom

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by nd, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Feb 18, 2009 at 2:10 PM

    nd [OP] Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

    Mar 12, 2007
    First Name:
    Greenville, SC
    07 TRD Off-Road 4x4 debadged
    De badged, 5100's, Black Toyota Baja wheels
    these are true no matter what party you're affiliated with....


    If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are
    -Mark Twain

    Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress....But then I repeat myself.
    -Mark Twain

    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

    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

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

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

    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

    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)

    Talk is cheap...except when Congress does it.

    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

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

    A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.
    -Thomas Jefferson
  2. Feb 18, 2009 at 2:15 PM

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

    Oct 22, 2008
    First Name:
    Tucson, AZ
    12 Tundra TRDRW
    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    lol.... those are neat :D
  3. Feb 18, 2009 at 2:21 PM

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

    Aug 5, 2008
    Sparks, NV
    2014 SR5 DCLB 4x4
    Color matched door handles, Weathertech floor liners, bed mat, Durafit seat covers, tailgate clamp, 2016 TRD Sport 17" wheels with Toyo A30 tires, Toyota exhaust tip, Toyota/Yakima bike rail mount, Toyota wheel locks, Toyota hitch cover.
    You should email that to The White House. Oh wait, Obama will want to tax it first.:mad:
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