Government Quotes

Only a government that is rich and safe can afford to be a democracy, for democracy is the most expensive and nefarious kind of government ever heard of on earth

Mark Twain

That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves

Henry David Thoreau

Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger

Confucius

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidise it

Ronald Reagan

They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program

George W. Bush

Ask not what the government can do for you. Ask why it doesn't

Gerhard Kocher

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it

Dwight David Eisenhower

In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us

Thich Nhat Hanh

Government is not the doctor. It is the disease

H. S. Ferns

The best minds in government? If any were, business would hire them away

Ronald Reagan

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action

George Washington

When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves

George Pataki

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds

John Perry Barlow

I believe that all government is evil, in that all government must necessarily make war on liberty, and that the democratic government is at least as bad as any of the other forms

Henry Louis Mencken

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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