"It is well to remember that the entire population of the universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others." A.Holmes

Friday, January 23, 2009

Say It Ain't So In America! Please?

~"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 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 1931-2005

4 comments:

Mary @ Annie's Goat Hill said...

Adrian said that so well. I wish I could say it isn't so.

Amy said...

Good post!

LindaSueBuhl said...

Another tie we have - I love the late and truly great Adrian Rogers - and truth doesn't taste good to the common palate my friends.

noble pig said...

Kathy don't even get me started on this, I might explode! That quote is all so, so true. I have no idea where this country is going with the spread the wealth factor but I don't think it's going in the right direction.