Quiz: Who Said This?

Old May 26th 2010, 1:06 pm
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“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest [placename which would give it away] become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.”
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Old May 26th 2010, 1:23 pm
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Shrek in Shrek2?
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Old May 26th 2010, 1:57 pm
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John Smith
English Chancellor of the Exchequer 1699 to 1701. Later to become Sir and CoE for Great Britian

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Old May 26th 2010, 2:22 pm
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Old May 26th 2010, 3:45 pm
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Maggie?
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Old May 26th 2010, 3:52 pm
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Time's up...............

Cicero said it in ancient Rome in about 55BC.

How times change................ or not.................
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Old May 26th 2010, 3:54 pm
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Sheik Khalifa?
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Old May 26th 2010, 5:51 pm
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Old May 26th 2010, 6:12 pm
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trick question i'm afraid.
Whilst attributed to cicero its most likely not. regardless its still a good few lines.

http://quotationsbook.com/quote/45485/
http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=28532
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