Thursday’s quiz

1. Who said: Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.?

2. Who said: Government ‘help’ to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.?

3. Who said: A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.?

4. Who said; ““Being democratic is not enough, a majority cannot turn what is wrong into right. In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law.”?

5. Have you voted yet, if not are you going to?

3 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. 1 Thomas Jefferson
    2 **
    3 Thomas Jefferson
    4 Margaret Thatcher
    5 Of course

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  2. Andrei says:

    (1) Thomas Jefferson

    (2) –

    (3) Sounds like Ronald Reagan

    (4) Mrs Thatcher

    (5) No, probably not

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  3. Alwyn says:

    1. Thomas Jefferson
    2. I should know, it sounds so familiar, but I can’t think of it.
    3. Gerald Ford, although it has been attributed to Barry Goldwater among others.
    4. Margaret Thatcher.
    5. Indeed yes, on the same day I got the papers.

    My favourite quote about Governments is one from Ronald Reagan
    “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the Government and I’m here to help'”

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