If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.
~ Milton Friedman
Every government interference in the economy consists of giving an unearned benefit, extorted by force, to some men at the expense of others.
~ Ayn Rand
A ruler who oppresses the poor
is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.
Proverbs 28:3 from New International Version
Making it harder for a group to be the best it can be, either collective or as individuals. [Read more…]
No one can comprehend the height of heaven, the depth of the earth,
or all that goes on in the king’s mind!
Proverbs 25:3 from New Living Translation
Lets take a few words and input them in instead of king, since we do not have many kings now a days, at least not in the traditional since in first world countries.
Instead, lets add in good parent, if you are not one, or President/Governor. Those are still not exact equivalents, but lets go on with it.
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You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.
~Dr. Adrian Rogers