Government Quotes and Sayings

I find out of long experience that I admire all nations and hate all governments.
John Steinbeck

I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State.

Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

There are two parts to any public post or position an individual holds. Firstly the prestige, title, pay and perks but the second most important aspect is duty, responsibility and accountability. You will always fail if you only embrace one of them !!

Submitted by: Gregg Robinson

When water fountains start charging to drink, then you know we have a problem.
Anthony Liccione

Submitted by: michael p.

Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it.
Walter Winchell

Government works best under the glare of public scrutiny. Absent such scrutiny, abuses occur.
Stephen Hawking

We in Government have begun to recognize the critical work which must be done at all levels–local, State and Federal–in ending the pollution of our waters.
Robert F. Kennedy,

Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.
Doug Larson

If men be good, government cannot be bad.
William Penn

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