Government Quotes

g1Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.

-Frederic Bastiat


That government is the best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.

-Thomas Jefferson


The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.

-Milton Friedman


The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.

-George Washington


It’s never too early to learn that the government is a greedy piglet that suckles on a taxpayer’s teet until they have sore, chapped nipples.

-Ron Swanson


We need some honesty and sincerity instead of corrupt government in Washington.

-Jack Kevorkian


Human government, the embodied effort of man to rule the world without God, ruled over by the prince of this world, the devil. Its mission is to execute wrath and vengeance here on earth. Human government bears the same relation to hell as the church bears to heaven.

-David Lipscomb


Aggression is simply another name for government.

-Benjamin Tucker


Our government needs to adopt a pro-market agenda that doesn’t pick winners and losers, but it invites competition and it levels the playing field for everyone.

-Sarah Palin


A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.

-Gerald R. Ford


No government or social system is so evil that its people must be considered as lacking in virtue.

-John F. Kennedy


Every country has the government it deserves.

-Joseph De Maistre


Government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.

-Robert LeFevre


Good government is no substitute for self-government.

-Mahatma Gandhi


Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.

-Mark Twain


Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.

-Ronald Reagan


If people behaved like governments, you’d call the cops.

-kelvin Throop


Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.

-Ronald Reagan


I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.

-Thomas Jefferson


Knowledge is dangerous , which is why governments often clamp down on people who can think thoughts above a certain caliber.

-Terry Pratchett

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