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The American wage earner and the American housewife are a lot better economists than most economists care to admit. They know that a government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have. (Quote by - Gerald R. Ford)

Yet if thou didst but know how little wit governs this mighty universe. (Quote by - Mrs. Aphra Johnson Behn)

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. (Quote by - Arthur Goldberg)

For years governments have been promising more than they can deliver, and delivering more than they can afford. (Quote by - Paul Martin)

The first duty of a government is to give education to the people. (Quote by - Simon Bolivar)

The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion. (Quote by - George Washington)

The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men. (Quote by - Plato)

Truth is the glue that holds government together. Compromise is the oil that makes governments go. (Quote by - Gerald R. Ford)

Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. (Quote by - Larry Flynt)

A thousand years scarce serve to form a state; An hour may lay it in the dust. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

The Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence, but government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words. (Quote by - National Review)

Democracy is an abuse of statistics. (Quote by - Jorge Luis Borges)

It is the duty of Her Majesty's government neither to flap nor to falter. (Quote by - Harold McMillan)

As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything. (Quote by - Pierre De Beaumarchais)

The point to remember is that what the Government gives it must first take away. (Quote by - John Caldwell)

The happiest thing that can be said about democracy... is that it is one of the few systems that has been willing to risk a long period of confusion and mixed purposes for the sake of giving man a chance to grow up in mind and responsibility. (Quote by - H.A. Overstreet)

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them. (Quote by - Cullen Hightower)

He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich that they in turn may care for the laboring poor. (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

By definition, a government has no conscience Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more. (Quote by - Albert Camus )

The citizen can bring our political and governmental institutions back to life, make them responsive and accountable, and keep them hones No one else can. (Quote by - John Gardner)

Democracy is like a raft: It won't sink, but you will always have your feet wet. (Quote by - Russell B. Long)

I am for Peace, for Retrenchment, and for Reform,--thirty years ago the great watchwords of the great Liberal Party. (Quote by - John Bright)

Governments last as long as the undertaxed can defend themselves against the overtaxed. (Quote by - Bernhard Berenson)

No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another, and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

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