Monday, February 23, 2009

A Wise Man Once Said...

  • "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

  • "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government."

  • "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

Thomas Jefferson

I am still very busy working six days a week, long hours, but I thought this was worth the time to share! Take care my friends!!


The Pink Bird House said...

WOW, I reread your post several times, because it all is so true, be it in America or here in Germany. Especially the first quote, about democracy disappearing when you take away from those willing to work to give to those who will not. THAT could be said of many aspects of the govt. here too! A nice post. Debby

Cottage In The Sun said...

Such thought-provoking quotes, thank you for taking time to post these. Hope tax season goes quickly for you!