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"Outside of its legitimate function, government does nothing as well or as economically as the private sector." Ronald Reagan 3.7857142857142856 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none." Thomas Jefferson 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs." Elbert Hubbard 4.583333333333333 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
"Socialism: An attempt to curb the destructive power of monopolies by creating the biggest one of all." Author Unknown 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"That government is best which governs least." Thomas Paine 4.7795275590551185 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
"The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry." William F. Buckley 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away." Ronald Reagan 4.2 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 Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." Patrick Henry 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power." Daniel Webster 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The federal government has taken too much tax money from the people, too much authority from the states, and too much liberty with the Constitution." Ronald Reagan 4.71875 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The function of government ought to be: make sure you have good water to drink, somebody picking up the garbage, good roads to drive on, enough electricity to turn your light bulbs and your record player on, and whatever smaller amounts of regulatory assistance is necessary to make this society work." Frank Zappa 3.1538461538461537 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
"The government is best which governs least." Thomas Jefferson 4.511111111111111 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
"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
"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
"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." Patrick Henry 4.875 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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