Liberty Quotes...Who said what?
A. "A state which dwarfs its men, in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands, even for beneficial purposes, will find that with small men no great thing can really be accomplished"
B. "The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing"
C. " The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin."
D. " When more of the people's sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is necessary to meet the just obligations of government, such exaction becomes ruthless extortion and a violation of the fundamental principles of a free government."
E. "If you cannot convince them, confuse them."
F. "The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time."
G. "The essential characteristic of Western civilization , that distinguishes it from the arrested and petrified civilizations of the East was, and is , its concern for freedom from the state."
H. " Once government becomes the supplier of people's needs, there is no limit to the needs that will be claimed as a basic right."
I. "Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions, it only guarantees equality of opportunity."
J. "If you can't convince them with brilliance, baffle them with (B.S.)"
Ludwig Von Mises
Harry S Truman
Jean Baptiste Colbert
John Stuart Mill
(Adapted from quotes in Farm Show magazine)
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