Friday, August 12, 2011

Freebies By the Government

  1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.

  2. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.

  3. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.

  4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!

  5. 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 is the beginning of the end of any nation.

Courtesy: S.Chandran

1 comment:

  1. I think, this article in economic times long back is very much relevant to this.

    Here the writer argues that the funding for public welfare programmes is essentially taken from poor itself and again pumped in to them through leaky systems which is causing the danger.

    He says "It is a general and widespread misconception that somebody else funds (by paying tax) for the welfare programmes of the poor.