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" Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind. "
" If the women of the United States, with their free schools and all their enlarged liberties, are not superior to women brought up under monarchical forms of government, then there is no good in liberty. "
Anna Howard Shaw
" Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves. "
" We need to understand that we as citizens and as a government in any community throughout this country have no more important obligation than to educate those who are going to replace us. "
" We really need a public-interest government that is not taking marching orders from the fossil-fuel industry and the banks and the war profiteers. We really need a government that is acting on our behalf. "
" No expectations, no tension between goals and performance, no outrage, resolve or intention, no action, no results. There's only one way to get a government - and a nation - to stop drifting to low performance. That's to wake up and insist on higher standards. "
" The soviet people want full-blooded and unconditional democracy. "
" 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
" You can't run a government from one single person. What instead matters is that leadership be about gathering around extraordinary individuals and getting the best out of them. "
" Everyone calls me Bruno; they don't ever call me Peter - that was just my government name. "
" For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery. "
" Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror. "
" By ensuring that no one in government has too much power, the Constitution helps protect ordinary Americans every day against abuse of power by those in authority. "
" Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. "
James Russell Lowell
" America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation. "
Laurence J. Peter
" You can't start with imbalance and end with peace, be that in your own body, in an ecosystem or between a government and its people. What we need to strive for is not perfection, but balance. "
" A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. "
" 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. "
" Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect, and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences which shall result from a government of events. "
" Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees. And both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people. "
" I work for a Government I despise for ends I think criminal. "
John Maynard Keynes
" 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. "
" Among the weeds choking out growth and good government are the hundreds of boards, commissions, and advisory committees that have sprouted over the years. They devour time, money, and energy far beyond any real contribution they make. "
" Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them. "
" The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them. "
" Government is the ultimate monopoly. And monopolies, as any economist will tell you, often breed complacency and a lack of innovation. "
" The most important ways in which I think the Internet will affect the big issue is that it will make it more difficult for government to collect taxes. "
" It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. "
" Certainly in North Korea, man is always superior to woman. Even the government treats women horribly. What is the slogan? Woman is a flower. "
" The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery. "
" I know nothing worth the living for but usefulness and the service of my fellow-creatures. The only object I pursue is to increase, as far as lies in my power, the quantity of their knowledge and goodness and happiness. "