GROVER NORQUIST QUOTES

“The goal is to reduce the size and scope of government.”

“Taxation is theft.”

“The problem is spending, not revenue.”

“Nobody’s taxes should be raised.”

“Complexity is not an accident.”

“The tax code should be used to collect revenue, not to micromanage behavior.”

“Every dollar the government takes is a dollar that cannot be spent or saved by individuals and businesses.”

“America doesn’t have a tax problem, it has a spending problem.”

“The power to tax is the power to destroy.”

“We need to create a flat, fair, and simple tax code.”

“Government should be efficient and effective, just like any other business.”

“The more government spends, the more control over our lives it acquires.”

“Americans should be able to keep more of their hard-earned money.”

“We don’t need more taxes, we need less spending.”

“The government should be a referee, not a player.”

“The real winners of a simpler, flatter tax code are the American people.”

“The best welfare program is a job.”

“Lower taxes fuel economic growth and job creation.”

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and they deserve relief from burdensome taxes.”

“A rising tide lifts all boats.”

“The government should never be allowed to pick winners and losers in the economy.”

“Taxes should be low, simple, and predictable.”

“Government should live within its means, just like families and businesses do.”

“Every dollar wasted is a dollar not used for productive purposes.”

“Entrepreneurs and innovators should be rewarded, not punished.”

“Reducing the size of government will empower individuals and unleash economic growth.”

“The private sector knows better how to allocate resources than the government does.”

“The government should focus on its core functions and leave the rest to the private sector.”

“Freedom and limited government go hand in hand.”

“Smaller government means more individual freedom.”