Quoteland.com Home Topics Resources Groups
Education FAQs Site Info Contact Us About the Authors
RATE A QUOTE
Bookmark and Share
Education
BooksBooks about Education
Engrave a QuoteClick this icon to engrave the quote on mugs, bookmarks, t-shirts and much more
Bad                     Good
Barry Goldwater
View all quotes from this author
Engrave this Quote ...Federal aid promotes the idea that federal school money is 'free' money, and thus gives the people a distorted picture of the cost of education. I was distressed to find that five out of six high school and junior college students recently interviewed in Phoenix said they favored federal aid because it would mean more money for local schools and ease the financial burden on Arizona taxpayers. The truth, of course, is that the federal government has no funds except those it extracts from the taxpayers who resided in the various States. The money that the federal government pays to State X for education has been taken from the citizens of State X in federal taxes and comes back to them, minus the Washington brokerage fee.
-Barry Goldwater, Conscience of a Conservative, 1964 Tell a Friend


 


Copyright © 1997-2001 Quoteland.com, Inc., all rights reserved unless otherwise noted.  

 
Quoteland would like to thank Quotations Book for its extensive contribution to our database
Follow Quoteland on twitter: