The best Quotes and Sayings about Governments

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A government is for the benefit of all the people.

William H. Taft
 
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Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

P. J. O'Rourke
 
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Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much of government, and at the same time do for it too little.

Warren G. Harding
 
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Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

Patriotism & National PrideMark Twain
 
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If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.

SandMilton Friedman
 
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A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it.

William Inge
 
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The happiness of society is the end of government.

Politics, SocietyJohn Adams
 
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Fear is the foundation of most governments.

John Adams
 
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Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.

PowerDavid Hume
 
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The state is made for man, not man for the state.

Albert Einstein, Rede zur Genfer Abrüstungskonferenz, 1932
 
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We're a government that believes in everybody having the illusion of free will.

Anthony Burgess in The Wanting Seed
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Do you really think the crown gives you power?

PowerTywin Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 3 Episode 10
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He, who does not correct small faults, shalt not control great ones.

FailuresKing's Quest - VIII - The Mask of Eternity, by Archon
 
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The best leaders are those most interested in surrounding themselves with assistants and associates smarter than they are. They are frank in admitting this and are willing to pay for such talents.

Amos Parrish
 
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Thor: 'Do you see yourself above them?'
Loki: 'Oh yes.'
Thor: 'Then you miss the truth of ruling, brother.'

The Avengers, by Thor
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Democratical States must always feel before they can see: it is this that makes their Governments slow, but the people will be right at last.

George Washington
 
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People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.

DemocracyV for Vendetta, by V
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Bullets change governments far surer than votes.

Gun-Control, RevolutionLord of War - Händler des Todes, by Simeon Weisz
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