The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.
You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.
Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.
The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then they get elected and prove it.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free!
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.