James Bovard Quotes

The first step in saving our liberty is to realize how much we have already lost, how we lost it, and how we will continue to lose it unless fundamental political changes occur.

James Bovard

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.

James Bovard

Subsidies entail politiciansí taking the citizenís paycheck and then using it to buy his submission.

James Bovard

Attention Deficit Democracy produces the attitudes, ignorance and arrogance that pave the way to political collapse.

James Bovard

People have been taught to expect far more from government than from freedom.

James Bovard

There is no technological magic bullet that will make the government as smart as it is powerful.

James Bovard

The worse government fails, the less privacy citizens supposedly deserve.

James Bovard

Trusting government nowadays means dividing humanity into two classes: those who can be trusted with power to run other peoples lives, and those who cannot even be trusted to run their own lives.

James Bovard

Bogus fears can produce real servitude.

James Bovard

Rather than a democracy, we increasingly have an elective dictatorship. People are merely permitted to choose who will violate the laws and the Constitution.

James Bovard

For scores of millions of Americans, Clinton's "caring" was more important than his lying.

James Bovard

The more that democracy is assumed to be inevitable, the more likely it will self-destruct.

James Bovard

Democracy unleashes the State in the name of the people.

James Bovard

As long as rulers are above the law, citizens have the same type of freedom that slaves had on days when their masters chose not to beat them.

James Bovard

Instead of revealing the will of the people, election results are often only a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions.

James Bovard

There are no harmless political lies about a war. The more such lies citizens tolerate, the more wars they will get.

James Bovard

Quote of the Day

Social Media
Our Partners
Quote of the Day App
Android app on Google Play