quotes tagged with 'nationaldebt'

Has anyone stopped to consider that we might come closer to balancing the budget if all of us simply tried to live up to the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule?

Author: Ronald Reagan, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in federal budget nationaldebt ronaldreagan 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.

Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in government thomasjefferson debt nationaldebt 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

As parents, we can have no joy, knowing that this government is not sufficiently lasting to ensure any thing which we may bequeath to posterity: And by a plain method of argument, as we are running the next generation into debt, we ought to do the work of it, otherwise we use them meanly and pitifully. In order to discover the line of our duty rightly, we should take our children in our hand, and fix our station a few years farther into life; that eminence will present a prospect, which a few present fears and prejudices conceal from our sight.

Author: Thomas Paine, Source: Common Sense, 1776Saved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government thomaspaine duty children nationaldebt 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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