Monday, October 13, 2008

Couldn't Be More Apropos For Our Times!



The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.

Cicero-55 B.C.

UPDATE - Apparently there is some skepticism whether or not this quote is in fact Ciceronian.

2 comments:

Two Dogs said...

Yet, Paul Krugman wins the Nobel for economics? Stunning.

CaptiousNut said...

Pay no mind to self-congratulating statists.