Wyse woorde

Januarie 12, 2009 in Sonder kategorie

 

Ek kry vandag die op e mail, ek dink ek het al sulke gedagtes gehad, maar nie die vermoë om dit te verwoord nie.

Still Funny When It’s True?

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

“If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.” – 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

“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

“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, French 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.” – Anon

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

“The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.” – Mark Twain

“The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.” – Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)

“There is no distinctly Native American criminal class…save Congress.” – Mark Twain

“What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.” – Edward Langley, Artist (1928 – 1995)

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


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4 antwoorde op Wyse woorde

  1. aixo het gesê op Januarie 12, 2009

    twain …….. soooooooo skerp

  2. Izakdv het gesê op Januarie 12, 2009

    Ook gekry, maar dis oulik. Ware woorde

  3. Die Arme COPE. Die ANC hoef net paar van hierdie slagspreuke op eleksieborde te sit, en hulle is dood.

  4. Hier is ‘n paar baie goeie spreuke,veral die een
    “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” – George Bernard Shaw

    Is dit nie wat by ons gebeur nie

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