Tuesday, 4 September 2012

QUOTE OF THE DAY: A reminder from Thomas Jefferson

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Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on [political]
offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.

- Thomas Jefferson

[Hat tip Robert Wenzel]

3 comments:

  1. Hey Peter... do those on the Libertarianz' party list not also cast longing eyes on political offices...? (I ask this in a good humoured mildly ironic, not a nasty vicious, way LOL)

    Dave Mann

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  2. From the marketing it looks more like they're trying *not* to get elected, so no. :-)

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  3. Or, as Douglas Adams said:

    It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

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