Government Quotes

A civil servant is sometimes like a broken cannon - it won't work and you can't fire it.

George S. Patton

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment

Robert M. Hutchins

If human beings are fundamentally good, no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad, any government, being composed of human beings, would be bad also

Fred Woodworth

Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home

William Ewart Gladstone

The advanced societies of the future will not be governed by reason. They will be driven by irrationality, by competing systems of psychopathology.

James Graham Ballard

Propaganda is the executive arm of the invisible government.

Edward Bernays

An educated, healthy and confident nation is harder to govern.

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn

The Government of the absolute majority instead of the Government of the people is but the Government of the strongest interests; and when not efficiently checked, it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised.

John Caldwell Calhoun

You know, I could run for governor and all this but Im basically a media creation. Ive never really done anything. Ive worked for my dad. I worked in the oil industry. But thats not the kind of profile you have to have to get elected to public office.

George Walker Bush

They (the government) are unfazed by any amount of travesty, loss, tragedy, death, and destruction.

Moran Margaret Cho

Ultimately a government cannot defeat its people, no matter how much power they assume or how corrupt they are. For us, there is only opportunity.

Moran Margaret Cho

Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.

Henry Clay

If a government is to do great new things, it will need more support. If a government is to change the world, it will need mass support. This is one of the discoveries of modern government.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

Totalitarian rule marks the sharpest contrast imaginable with political rule, and ideological thinking is an explicit and direct challenge to political thinking.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

One trouble is that when Government gets into a business it tends to make it uneconomic for anyone else.

Sir John James Cowperthwaite

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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