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The most terrifying words in the English langauge are) I'm from the government and I'm here to help. (Quote by - Ronald Reagan)

Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people. (Quote by - Henry Clay)

To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places. (Quote by - Wendell Phillips)

Protecting national security is the Government's top priority. (Quote by - Tony McNulty)

Must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its own existence? (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

If people behaved like governments, you'd call the cops. (Quote by - Kelvin Throop)

Governments should not possess instruments of coercion and violence denied to their citizens. (Quote by - Edgar A. Suter)

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. (Quote by - John F Kennedy)

In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann )

It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government. (Quote by - John Gardner)

There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause. (Quote by - George Matthew Adams)

If we get a government that reflects more of what this country is really about, we can turn the century -- and the economy -- around. (Quote by - Bella Abzug)

Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. (Quote by - George Jean Nathan)

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them. (Quote by - Karl Marx)

Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion. (Quote by - Lewis Mumford, in Anne Chisholm)

Morphine and state relief are the same. You go dopey, feel better and are worse off. (Quote by - Martin H. Fischer)

Information is the currency of democracy. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

A Conservative government is an organised hypocrisy. (Quote by - Benjamin Disrae)

The People, though we think of a great entity when we use the word, means nothing more than so many millions of individual men. (Quote by - James Bryce)

Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear. (Quote by - Alan Coren)

You can't run a government solely on a business basis Government should be human. It should have a heart. (Quote by - Herbert Henry Lehman)

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