"A study of economics usually reveals
that the best time to buy anything is last year."
- Marty Allen
"You do not make the poor richer by
making the rich poorer."
Patrick Henry thought that taxation without representation was bad
should see how bad it is with representation."
Old Farmer's Almanac
relations is an open book--- generally a checkbook."
is no surer method of economizing and saving money
than in the reduction
of the number of officials."
common guise is always to lay the burden on some other back."
English proverb, c. 1515
think the poor need them to tell them that they are poor."
is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors
to live at the
expense of everybody else."
M. Frederic Bastiat
ignorance paid dividends, most Americans could make a fortune
out of what
they don't know about economics."
reform means, 'Don't tax you, don't tax me. Tax that fellow
behind the tree.'"
comes before distribution --- or there will be nothing to distribute."
is a pool of money surrounded by people who want some."
This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks
The others are July, January, September, April, November,
March, June, December, August and February."
great problem with government is that it never goes bankrupt."
all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion."
George Bernard Shaw
one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good
He had money as well."
is one difference between a tax collector and a taxi-dermists ---
taxidermist leaves the hide."
more is given, the less the people will work for themselves
and the less
they work, the more their poverty will increase."
good economics is not always perceived to be good politics."
general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as
possible from one party of citizens to give to the other."
is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program: your
dollars will go farther."
Wernher von Braun