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" A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others. "
" What truly matters is not which party controls our government, but whether our government is controlled by the people. January 20th 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer. Everyone is listening to you now. "
" The task of the government is not only to pour honey into a cup, but sometimes to give bitter medicine. "
" No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent. "
" Democracy is an abuse of statistics. "
Jorge Luis Borges
" The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. "
" I don't want to put words in Geithner's mouth, but I think he is generally against the revolving door of government officials taking jobs with companies that they have overseen or in roles that involve lobbying. At minimum, I'm pretty sure he felt that way about himself. "
Andrew Ross Sorkin
" Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom. "
" Concede that the new government of Louisiana is only to what it should be, as the egg is to the fowl; we shall sooner have the fowl by hatching the egg than by smashing it. "
" The question really is, are you improving the world? And you can do that in many models. You can do that in government, you can do that in a nonprofit, and you can do it in commercial enterprise. "
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" Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. "
" Let those men who still have these misguided ideas, let those men who still have these hallucinations, realize that by anarchism, by dastardly crimes, they cannot bring about good government; let them realize that these methods have not succeeded in any country of the world and are not likely to succeed in India. "
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
" We were American citizens. We were incarcerated by our American government in American internment camps here in the United States. The term 'Japanese internment camp' is both grammatically and factually incorrect. "
" So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done. "
" The Ethiopian government's use of the railway from Djibouti to Addis Ababa was, in practice, a hazardous regards transport of arms intended for the Ethiopian forces. "
" I was a history and government major at Ohio State University, and I've spent a lot of time just fiddling around with who the next president's going to be, over the years, or who would I like to see in that job, or whatever. And I've come to believe, without any reservation, in this era, the best-prepared person for this job by far is Donald Trump. "
" The moment a large investor doesn't believe a government will pay back its debt when it says it will, a crisis of confidence could develop. Investors have scant patience for the years of good governance - politically fraught fiscal restructuring, austerity and debt rescheduling - it takes to defuse a sovereign-debt crisis. "
Andrew Ross Sorkin
" One of these days the people of Louisiana are going to get good government - and they aren't going to like it. "
" I certainly respect privacy and privacy rights. But on the other hand, the first function of government is to guarantee the security of all the people. "
" A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government. "
" The most basic duty of government is to defend the lives of its own citizens. Any government that fails to do so is a government unworthy to lead. "
" One's ability to enter into thousands of lawsuits as a tool for success, or to use bankruptcy to avoid paying your former employees and vendors, have little relevance when trying to create good government. "
" The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them. "
" Being a patriot doesn't mean prioritizing service to government above all else. Being a patriot means knowing when to protect your country, knowing when to protect your Constitution, knowing when to protect your countrymen, from the violations of and encroachments of adversaries. And those adversaries don't have to be foreign countries. "
" I don't believe newspaper reporters can substitute for a district attorney, but a newspaper has a very valid investigative role. Newspaper reports on corruption in government, racketeering and organized crime conditions can be very helpful to your communities and the whole country. "
" I am in favor of carrying out the Declaration of Independence to women as well as men. Women having to suffer the burdens of society and government should have their equal rights in it. They do not receive their rights in full proportion. "
" Let's say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state. Then we could control the government. "
Sun Myung Moon
" All government, of course, is against liberty. "
H. L. Mencken
" In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment. "
" The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination. "
" For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best. "