Notable Quotes by Tom Roessler

“Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” 

Thomas Jefferson


“There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him.” ― Robert A. Heinlein


“One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.” 
― Ron Paul


“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” 
― Winston S. Churchill


“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” 
― Frédéric Bastiat


“Even taxpayers have rights!” 
― Beric J. Croome


“I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” 
― Thomas Jefferson


“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” 
― Benjamin Franklin


“When you're testing to see how deep water is, never use two feet.” 
― Ben Franklin


You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

- Margaret Thatcher


If you just set out to be liked, you will be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and would achieve nothing.

-  Margaret Thatcher


The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.

-  Margaret Thatcher


A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.” 
― Edward R. Murrow


“A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.” 
― Gerald R. Ford