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"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
"The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform." Alexis de Tocqueville 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten." Calvin Coolidge 4.8 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The new rage is to say that the government is the cause of all our problems, and if only we had no government, we'd have no problems. I can tell you, that contradicts evidence, history, and common sense." Bill Clinton 2.769230769230769 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 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
"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
"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 safetly 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 3.75 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
"There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters." Daniel Webster 5 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
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." John F. Kennedy 4.954545454545454 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
"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
"Today we can declare: Government is not the problem, and government is not the solution. We, the American people, we are the solution." Bill Clinton 2.473684210526316 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"We've been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people. Well, if no one among us is capable of government himself, then who among us has the capacity to govern someone else?" Ronald Reagan 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right." Victor Hugo 5 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
"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


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