Government Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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 government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.
- Barry Goldwater
A government of laws, and not of men.
- JOHN ADAMS
It is safe to assert that no government proper ever had a provision in its organic law for its own termination.
- ABRAHAM LINCOLN
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
A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.
- Mahatma Gandhi
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.