The best Quotes and Sayings about Government


A government is for the benefit of all the people.

- William H. TaftGovernment

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

- P. J. O'RourkeGovernment

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

- Warren G. HardingGovernment

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

- Mark TwainGovernment, Patriotism & National Pride

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

- Milton FriedmanGovernment, Sand

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

- William IngeGovernment

The happiness of society is the end of government.

- John AdamsPolitics, Society, Government

Fear is the foundation of most governments.

- John AdamsGovernment

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

- David HumePower, Government

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

- Albert Einstein, Rede zur Genfer Abrüstungskonferenz, 1932Government

We're a government that believes in everybody having the illusion of free will.

- Anthony Burgess in The Wanting SeedGovernment

Do you really think the crown gives you power?

- Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 3 Episode 10Power, Government

He, who does not correct small faults, shalt not control great ones.

- King's Quest - VIII - The Mask of Eternity, by ArchonFailures, Government

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 ParrishGovernment

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

- The Avengers, by ThorGovernment

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 WashingtonGovernment

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

- V for Vendetta, by VDemocracy, Government

Bullets change governments far surer than votes.

- Lord of War - Händler des Todes, by Simeon WeiszGun-Control, Revolution, Government

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