Government Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
I have certain rules I live by…My first rule, I don’t believe anything the government tells me.
– George Carlin
A government of laws, and not of men.
– JOHN ADAMS
The federal government has never been known for its sense of humor.
– LAURELL K. HAMILTON
The will of the people is the source and the happiness of the people the end of all legitimate government upon earth.
– JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
Beware the greedy hand of government, thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry.
– Thomas Paine
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
– Charles De Gaulle
Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
– GEORGE WASHINGTON
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.
Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.
– W.C. Fields
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!
Every nation has the government it deserves.