Government Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
We are imperfect. We cannot expect perfect government.
- William Howard Taft
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
- Charles De Gaulle
Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
- GEORGE WASHINGTON
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.
Governments have a tendency not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.
- RONALD REAGAN
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
– James Russell Lowell
Ceremonies are the first thing to be attended to in the practice of government.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
- P.J. O’Rourke
There is good government when those who are near are made happy, and when those who are afar are attracted.
A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.
- Mahatma Gandhi
I have certain rules I live by…My first rule, I don’t believe anything the government tells me.
- George Carlin
People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.
- Alan Moore
Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
- Mark Twain
Cigarrette Warning: Government is dangerous to your health!
The mightiest of weapons is truth. And everyone knows you’re not permitted to enter a government building with a weapon.
Every nation has the government it deserves.