Sunday, July 14, 2013

Quote of the Day

"If something seems too good to be true, it probably is."

(Old Proverb)


Jim said...

"As I have said before Mr Deputy Speaker: No return to boom and bust."
Gordon Brown Budget Statement, 22 March 2006

"And we will never return to the old boom and bust."
Gordon Brown Budget Statement, 21 March 2007

Perhaps he should have listened to that proverb as I myself, as were you Chris, pleading with him to listen.

Jim said...

but then better than that

""When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion- When you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing- when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors- when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you- when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice- you may know that your society is doomed."

Francisco D'Anconia, a character from "Atlas shugged" by Ayn Rand

Chris Whiteside said...

I agree with you on both those, Jim