"Government workers often get a bad rap, but it's rare for them to receive much appreciation when government works."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Matthew Lesko on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Matthew Lesko on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Matthew Lesko on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Matthew Lesko on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Matthew Lesko on Thomas Paine
"A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication."
"Some of the best health care services are free or cost very little and are even available to millionaires but hardly anyone knows they exist."
"There are few in America that really know how to take advantage of the current health care system."
"I've been giving free money seminars for the troops at Walter Reed Hospital and one of the Iraqi War Vets realized that the military wouldn't pay for the dental work he needed."