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"So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs." Elbert Hubbard 4.583333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles. It is true that in the meantime we are suffering deeply in spirit, and incurring the horrors of a war and long oppressions of enormous public debt...If the game runs sometime against us at home, we must have patience till luck turns, and then we shall have an opportunity of winning back the principles we have lost, for this is a game where principles are at stake." Thomas Jefferson 4.6875 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"To those new States whom we welcome to the ranks of the free, we pledge our word that one form of colonial control shall not have passed away merely to be replaced by a far more iron tyranny." John F. Kennedy 3.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform." Alexis de Tocqueville 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"No nation keeps its word. A nation is a big, blind worm, following what? Fate perhaps. A nation has no honor, it has no word to keep." Carl Jung 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts." Will Rogers 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for." Will Rogers 4.7 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A man may be loyal to his government and yet oppose the particular principles and methods of administration." Abraham Lincoln 4.777777777777778 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"History, in general, only informs us what bad government is." Thomas Jefferson 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." Patrick Henry 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." Patrick Henry 4.875 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption." James Garfield 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Every step we take towards making the State our Caretaker of our lives, by that much we move toward making the State our Master." Dwight Eisenhower 4.857142857142857 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin." Samuel Adams 4.615384615384615 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex." Dwight Eisenhower 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The function of government ought to be: make sure you have good water to drink, somebody picking up the garbage, good roads to drive on, enough electricity to turn your light bulbs and your record player on, and whatever smaller amounts of regulatory assistance is necessary to make this society work." Frank Zappa 3.1538461538461537 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"No government can love a child, and no policy can substitute for a family's care." Hillary Clinton 3.1481481481481484 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Today we can declare: Government is not the problem, and government is not the solution. We, the American people, we are the solution." Bill Clinton 2.473684210526316 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The new rage is to say that the government is the cause of all our problems, and if only we had no government, we'd have no problems. I can tell you, that contradicts evidence, history, and common sense." Bill Clinton 2.769230769230769 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Every government is a scoundrel." Henry Mencken 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote

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