Philosophers of the Resistance

‘If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed;
if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.’
-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

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

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)

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

The government is like a baby’s alimentary canal: a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
-Ronald Reagan

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

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

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