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"Anyone who is not an anarchist agrees with having a policeman at the corner of the street; but the danger at present is that of finding the policeman half-way down the chimney or even under the bed." GK Chesterton 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
"Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under." Henry Mencken 3.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time." Henry Mencken 4.285714285714286 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office." Henry Mencken 3.6666666666666665 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Every government is a scoundrel." Henry Mencken 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Where there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned." Herbert Hoover 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Of course the people dont want war...that is understood. But voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country." Hermann Goering 4.868421052631579 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"No government can love a child, and no policy can substitute for a family's care." Hillary Clinton 3.1481481481481484 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
"Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption." James Garfield 5 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
"When we got into office, the thing that surprised me the most was that things were as bad as we'd been saying they were." John F. Kennedy 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." John F. Kennedy 4.954545454545454 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"To those new States whom we welcome to the ranks of the free, we pledge our word that one form of colonial control shall not have passed away merely to be replaced by a far more iron tyranny." John F. Kennedy 3.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches." Margaret Thatcher 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The prosperity of a country can be seen simply in how it treats its old people." Nachman of Bratslav 1 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely." Napoleon Bonaparte 3 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
"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

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