Government Quotes


962 Government quotes:



"Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?"
Author: Rogers Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off."
"Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."
"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself."
"Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed."
"No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent."
"Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft. Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln."
"That government is best which governs least."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away."
"This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer."
"What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers, the House and the Senate, but you have simply, majoritarian, absolute power on either side. And that's just not what the founders intended."
Author: Obama Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government."
"We must not look to government to solve our problems. Government is the problem."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"In a healthy nation there is a kind of dramatic balance between the will of the people and the government, which prevents its degeneration into tyranny."
"Men are not governed by justice, but by law or persuasion. When they refuse to be governed by law or persuasion, they have to be governed by force or fraud, or both."
"The most terrifying words in the English langauge are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us."
Author: Tolstoy Quotes Category: Government Quotes Russian Novelist Quotes
"The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws."
"Government is not every body's job. It is a highly skilled vocation."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one ever will."


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