Government Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
The mightiest of weapons is truth. And everyone knows you’re not permitted to enter a government building with a weapon.
Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
- Mark Twain
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
- RONALD REAGAN
Beware the greedy hand of government, thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry.
- Thomas Paine
A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Cigarrette Warning: Government is dangerous to your health!
Every nation has the government it deserves.