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"The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry." William F. Buckley 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word 'fair' in connection with income tax policies." William F. Buckley 4.555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger." Confucius 4.076923076923077 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
"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
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." John F. Kennedy 4.954545454545454 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
"I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death." George Carlin 4.625 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments." George Washington 4.142857142857143 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." George Washington 4.865384615384615 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"That government is best which governs least." Thomas Paine 4.7795275590551185 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one." Thomas Paine 4.902439024390244 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"From such beginnings of governments, what could be expected, but a continual system of war and extortion?" Thomas Paine 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government." Benjamin Franklin 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes." Benjamin Franklin 4.636363636363637 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost." Aristotle 4.7 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms." Aristotle 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side." Aristotle 4.851851851851852 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Congress, after years of stalling, finally got around to clearing the way for informal discussions that might lead to possible formal talks that could potentially produce some kind of tentative agreements..." Dave Barry 4.166666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Once abolish the God, and the government becomes the God." GK Chesterton 4.444444444444445 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote

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