Government Quotes

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

-Frederic Bastiat

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

-Thomas Jefferson

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

-Milton Friedman

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The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.

-George Washington

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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

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

-Jack Kevorkian

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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

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Aggression is simply another name for government.

-Benjamin Tucker

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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

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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

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

-John F. Kennedy

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Every country has the government it deserves.

-Joseph De Maistre

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Government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.

-Robert LeFevre

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Good government is no substitute for self-government.

-Mahatma Gandhi

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

-Mark Twain

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

-Ronald Reagan

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

-kelvin Throop

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Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.

-Ronald Reagan

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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

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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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