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Ode To The Welfare State

Wisdom from a prominent 1949 State of Georgia Democrat

Ode To The Welfare State thanks to Clarence Brown

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Welfare incipients - Archie Bunker

Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph de Maistre

All government, of course, is against liberty. - H L Mencken

A government of law is a government of lawyers. - Saying

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison

The art of government is the organization of idolatry. - George Bernard Shaw

Self-government won't work without self-discipline. - Paul Harvey

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. - Ronald Reagan

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. - H L Mencken

A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top. - James Reston

Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. - Edward Abbey

Government of the people, by the people, and for the pursuit of happiness. - Archie Bunker

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure. - Bertrand Russell

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P.J. O'Rourke

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader. - Harry S Truman

Everyone wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes. - Werner Finck

Of all the tasks of government, the most basic is to protect its citizens from violence. - John Foster Dulles

I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government. - Woody Allen

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight. - John F Kennedy

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain

Officialese: A government language where you can understand the words, but not the sentences - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare. - Daniel P Moynihan

We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added. - Ronald Reagan

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

Ex-Presidents of the United States get state subsidies. Not so in Russia. You get no government support. - Mikhail Gorbachev

I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans. - Kin Hubbard

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

When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves. - George Pataki

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. - Thurgood Marshall

I was a Democrat for a period of time early on. And then I was also an independent. And then I became a Republican. - Donald Trump

Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. - Milton Friedman

Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry. - Joseph Heller

If the government was as afraid of disturbing the consumer as it is of disturbing business, this would be some democracy. - Kin Hubbard

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican. - H L Mencken

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

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale. - John W. Gardner

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my country. I make up for lost time when I am at home. - Winston Churchill

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. - Will Rogers


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