Government Quotes and Sayings - Page 2

Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship.
Harry S. Truman

He most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.
Ronald Reagan

Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Ronald Reagan

A good government had to guide its people, sometimes gently, sometimes strictly, just as parents did. It could allow certain freedoms, but in a style that suited the country.
Amy Tan

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
Ambrose Bierce

What good fortune for governments that the people do not think.
Adolf Hitler

Fascism is when corporations become the government.
Bill Maher

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 governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.

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