People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
V in V for Vendetta9
You think the people of this country exist to provide you with position. I think your position exists to provide those people with freedom.
William Wallace in Braveheart1
Bullets change governments far surer than votes.
Simeon Weisz in Lord of War - Händler des Todes1
A government is for the benefit of all the people.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much of government, and at the same time do for it too little.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
The state is made for man, not man for the state.
Albert Einstein - Rede zur Genfer Abrüstungskonferenz, 1932
He, who does not correct small faults, shalt not control great ones.
Archon in King's Quest - VIII: The Mask of Eternity
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.
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.
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War is young men dying and old men talking. You know this. Ignore the politics.
Odysseus in Troy3
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
Don Lucchesi in The Godfather - Teil 33
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere.
You're in politics. You know that no one can claw their way to the top without getting a little dirt under their fingernails.
Victoria Leeds in Baywatch
They say politics is a contact sport, and I have to agree with that.
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
Remember, remember ...the fifth of november
V in V for Vendetta8
The day we stop believing democracy can work is the day we lose it.
Jamillia in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones2
Every man dies, not every man really lives.
William Wallace in Braveheart5
Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
Uncle Ben in Spider-Man10
The problem with dating dream girls is that they have a tendency to become real.
Yuri Orlov in Lord of War - Händler des Todes2
Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.
Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood.
Tel Aviv is new, built on the sand dunes north of Jaffa in the 1890s, about the same time Miami was founded. The cities bear a resemblance in size, site, climate, and architecture.
The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.
I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights.
A kiss is something you need both hands for.
Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
When government - in pursuit of good intentions - tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.