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"...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
"A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done." Fred Allen 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth." Ronald Reagan 3.3636363636363638 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." George Bernard Shaw 4.666666666666667 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
"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
"A man may be loyal to his government and yet oppose the particular principles and methods of administration." Abraham Lincoln 4.777777777777778 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
"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
"An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger." Confucius 4.076923076923077 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy." Daniel Webster 4.7 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"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
"Are you entitled to the fruits of your labor or does government have some presumptive right to spend and spend and spend?" Ronald Reagan 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"As government expands, liberty contracts." Ronald Reagan 4.2272727272727275 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
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms." Aristotle 4.5 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
"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
"Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under." Henry Mencken 3.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Every government is a scoundrel." Henry Mencken 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote

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