Government Quotes

The plague of government is senile delinquency

Mignon McLaughlin

No nation is fit to set in judgment upon any other nation

Woodrow Wilson

No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session

Unknown

A Conservative government is an organised hypocrisy

Benjamin Disraeli

Let the people think they govern, and they will be governed

William Penn

Bureaus are extrusions from the body politic - they are pus

Martin H. Fischer

In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of the state shape its institutions; later the institutions shape the chiefs of state

Baron de Montesquieu

The People, though we think of a great entity when we use the word, means nothing more than so many millions of individual men

James Bryce

For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.

Jonathan Swift

Young lovers and young nations face the same problem: after orgasm, what?

Mignon McLaughlin

Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness

Fred Woodworth

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

Goldberg

To rule is easy, to govern difficult

Johann W. von Goethe

Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear

Alan Coren

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Mark Twain

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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