Winston Churchill Quote

For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.


Address to the inaugural meeting of the Free Trade League, February 19, 1904; Randolph Churchill Winston Churchill: Young Statesman (1967)

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For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

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For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

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For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

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For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.