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A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough... - Barry M. Goldwater
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to hap... - Will Rogers
Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average ... - Elmer Davis
Bush Sr. was a jerk, Quayle an idiot, Clinton was atrocious and disgus... - David Borenstein
Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults p... - Richard Lamm
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. - James Russell Lowell
Democracy is an abuse of statistics. - Jorge Luis Borges
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey... - H. L. Mencken
Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that b... - Sydney J. Harris
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democ... - P. J. O'Rourke
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is t... - Jonathan Swift
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car ke... - P. J. O'Rourke
Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to ta... - Fred Woodworth
Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, ... - George Washington
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its wo... - Thomas Paine
Governments should not possess instruments of coercion and violence de... - Edgar A. Suter
Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home. - William Ewart Gladstone
I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it... - Alexander Woollcott
If human beings are fundamentally good, no government is necessary; if... - Fred Woodworth
If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison
If people behaved like governments, you'd call the cops. - Kelvin Throop
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery? - Saint Augustine
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can sta... - Thomas Jefferson
It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisi... - John W. Gardner
It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting. - Tom Stoppard
Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be t... - James Madison
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made. - Otto von Bismarck
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed. - Benjamin Franklin
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed. - William Penn
Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights.... - Larry Flynt
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entra... - Denis Diderot
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this wo... - Winston Churchill
Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardwor... - Lily Tomlin
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's conse... - Abraham Lincoln
Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taf... - Will Rogers
Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the gove... - Louis D. Brandeis
Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it. - Cullen Hightower
That government is best which governs least. - Thomas Paine
That government is best which governs the least, because its people di... - Thomas Jefferson
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with... - Winston Churchill
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would stea... - Ronald Reagan
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every cl... - Lord Acton
The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a pro... - Wilhelm Reich
The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the p... - Gore Vidal
The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. - Milton Friedman
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the ha... - Woodrow Wilson
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A g... - Thomas Paine
The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress ... - Cullen Hightower
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particu... - Karl Marx
The way people in democracies think of the government as something dif... - Lewis Mumford
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government. - Henry Ward Beecher
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as ... - Will Rogers
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congre... - Wendell Phillips
Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and... - Robert Orben
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill
You don't pay taxes - they take taxes. - Chris Rock