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"That government is best which governs least." Thomas Paine 4.7795275590551185 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
"The government is best which governs least." Thomas Jefferson 4.511111111111111 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power." Thomas Jefferson 4.368421052631579 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"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 4.882352941176471 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 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
"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
"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
"Egalitarians create the most dangerous inequality of all -- inequality of power. Allowing politicians to determine what all other human beings will be allowed to earn is one of the most reckless gambles imaginable. Like the income tax, it may start off being applied only to the rich but it will inevitably reach us all." Thomas Sowell 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"History, in general, only informs us what bad government is." Thomas Jefferson 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles. It is true that in the meantime we are suffering deeply in spirit, and incurring the horrors of a war and long oppressions of enormous public debt...If the game runs sometime against us at home, we must have patience till luck turns, and then we shall have an opportunity of winning back the principles we have lost, for this is a game where principles are at stake." Thomas Jefferson 4.6875 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right." Victor Hugo 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If we have Senators and Congressmen there that can't protect themselves against the evil temptations of lobbyists, we don't need to change our lobbies, we need to change our representatives." Will Rogers 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for." Will Rogers 4.7 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts." Will Rogers 4.333333333333333 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
"The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry." William F. Buckley 5 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
"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

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