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Plato, P. J. O'rourke, Voltaire


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"Excess generally causes reaction,

and produces a change in the opposite direction,

whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments."

-- Plato

(429-347 BC)

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Plato.Quote.3C7B

 

 

"Government isn't a good way to solve problems ... [G]overnment is concerned

mostly with self-perpetuation and is subject to fantastic ideas about its own

capabilities. ... [G]overnment is wasteful of the nation's resources, immune to

common sense and subject to pressure from every half-organized bouquet of

assholes. ... [G]overnment is distrustful of and disrespectful toward average

Americans while being easily gulled by Americans with money, influence or

fame."

-- P. J. O'Rourke

(1947- ) US humorist, journalist, & political commentator

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/P..J..O'Rourke.Quote.8116

 

 

"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities."

-- Voltaire

[François Marie Arouet] (1694-1778)

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Voltaire.Quote.18A2

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