Saturday, August 15, 2009

The Best Of Conservative Principled Quotes and One Liners

"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and their politicians as a joke." --Will Rogers

"We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home." --Edward Murrow

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies." --Groucho Marx

"One of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our Founding Fathers used in the great struggle for independence." --Charles Bear

"The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded." --C. L. De Montesquieu

Ronald Reagan who was the master of the one liners, so here is a collection of some of his best:

"The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help."

"No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!

"I have wondered at times about what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if
Moses had run them through Congress"

"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."

"No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."

"It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."

My fellow Americans. I’m pleased to announce that I’ve signed legislation outlawing the Soviet Union. We begin bombing in five minutes.” - joking during a mike check before his Saturday radio broadcast

I hope you’re all Republicans.” – Speaking to surgeons as he entered the operating room following a 1981 assassination attempt

"Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his.

I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.”

And Finally Ronald Reagan quoting Thomas Jefferson:
"A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.".

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