Government Quotes

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

Edward Abbey

A wise man distrusts his neighbor. A wiser man distrusts both his neighbor and himself. The wisest man of all distrusts his government.

Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell

The government shouldn't be trying to tell people everything to do, especially when it comes to social decisions that they need to make.

Herman Cain

What is the government? nothing, unless supported by opinion.

Napolon Bonaparte

Propaganda is the executive arm of the invisible government.

Edward Bernays

The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.

John Caldwell Calhoun

I have certain rules I live by. My first rule: I don't believe anything the government tells me.

George Denis Patrick Carlin

Good government is the outcome of private virtue.

John Jay Chapman

The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.

William Ellery Channing

Ages of experience have taught us that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society. Government, by recognizing and protecting marriage, serves the interests of all.

George Walker Bush

The federal government and the state government must not fear programs who change lives, but must welcome those faith-based programs for the embetterment (sic) of mankind.

George Walker Bush

The world must know that this administration will not blink in the face of danger, and will not tire when it comes to completing the missions that we said we would do.

George Walker Bush

There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had selected, and by equal laws which it had framed.

Rufus Choate

The final end of government is not to exert restraint but to do good.

Rufus Choate

The government is not God. It does not have the right to take away that which it cant return even if it wants to.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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