Government Quotes and Sayings
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
– William Penn
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.
– Alan Moore
Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.
I have certain rules I live by…My first rule, I don’t believe anything the government tells me.
– George Carlin
Capitalism is not an ideal solution because it would, in theory, legally allow a single person or organization to eventually buy out everybody else living on earth. The whole globe having thus become private property, the telltale sign of capitalism, ‘no trespassing’ would arise on every spot on earth.
The mightiest of weapons is truth. And everyone knows you’re not permitted to enter a government building with a weapon.
The government is like chicken pox, you try to get away from it but it always catches you.
A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.
– Mahatma Gandhi
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
– Edward Abbey
The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.
– Thomas Paine
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.
– Mark Twain
I love my country, not my government.
– Jesse Ventura
Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.
– W.C. Fields
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
– Adolf Hitler
Don’t believe any rumor until the government denies it.
Cigarrette Warning: Government is dangerous to your health!
Every nation has the government it deserves.
For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.