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"The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object." Thomas Jefferson 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself." Thomas Jefferson 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I didn't come to Washington to be loved and I haven't been disappointed." Philip L. Gramm 0 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure." Bertrand Russell 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes." Stanley Kubrick 4.166666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel or envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill 4.658536585365853 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home." Winston Churchill 4.285714285714286 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In the counsels of Government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the Military Industrial Complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists, and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes." Dwight Eisenhower 4.583333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." George Bernard Shaw 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing conditions. Let the ruling classes tremble at a communistic revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win.Workers of all countries...unite!" Frederick Engels 3.4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive. It will often be exercised when wrong, but better so than not to be exercised at all." Thomas Jefferson 4.285714285714286 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The statesman who would attempt to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals, would not only load himeslf with a most unnecessary attention, but assume an authority which could safely be trusted to no council and senate whatever, and which would nowhere be so dangerous as in the hands of a man who had folly and presumption enough to fancy himself fit to exercise it." Adam Smith 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation's humble acknowledged dependence upon God and His overruling providence." John Adams 4.454545454545454 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"...a wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government." Thomas Jefferson 4.6923076923076925 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The history of liberty is a history of limitation of government power, not the increase of it." Woodrow Wilson 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A popular Government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives." James Madison 4.388888888888889 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The great principle which this house ought to guard and cherish is that, when the tax collector comes to the private citizen and takes from him of his wealth for the services of the public, the whole of that money taken shall go for the purposes for which it is intended, and that no private interests, however powerfully they may be organized and however eloquently advocated, shall thrust their dirty fingers into the pie and take the profits for themselves." Winston Churchill 4.444444444444445 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them." P.J. O'Rourke 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Government consists in nothing else but so controlling subjects that they shall neither be able to, nor have cause to do it harm." Nicolo Machiavelli 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Social Contract is nothing more or less than a vast conspiracy of human beings to lie to and humbug themselves and one another for the general good. Lies are the mortar that bind the savage individual man into the social masonry." H.G. Wells 3.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote

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