One of the most prominent aspects of the wisdom of William F. Buckley Jr. is that he was bold with his message while being very precise with his words. That’s not to say that he was careful. Being precise is a trait in quotations that many politicians try to master but few have ever been able to do it like Buckley.
There’s a simple truth to Ronald Reagan’s words. On the surface, it’s as straightforward as can be. If you think about it a bit more deeply and consider the opposite concept, could it be the key to saving the country’s and world’s finances? What I mean is this: if governments will spend whatever they get, could they also learn to not spend what they don’t get?