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" Everywhere you look for comparisons of life under anarchy and life under government, life under government is less violent. "
" It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. "
Hubert H. Humphrey
" National security is the first duty of government but we are also committed to reversing the substantial erosion of civil liberties. "
" I think governments can't do much. "
" It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States. "
" If you like small government you need to work hard at having a strong national defense that is not so militant. Personal liberty is the purpose of government, to protect liberty - not to run your personal life, not to run the economy, and not to pretend that we can tell the world how they ought to live. "
" Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government. "
" Students do everything on laptops these days, so I definitely think electronic books are a trend that's going to expand. "
" Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government. "
" Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety. "
" Every country has the government it deserves. "
Joseph de Maistre
" I think that communism was a major force for violence for more than 100 years, because it was built into its ideology - that progress comes through class struggle, often violent. "
" The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy. "
" Being smarter gives you a tailwind throughout life. People who are more intelligent earn more, live longer, get divorced less, are less likely to get addicted to alcohol and tobacco, and their children live longer. "
" Individual people shouldn't be fearful, because by and large our government, the federal government - people always talk; obviously, they don't trust the feds, whatever. The federal government and local communities have done a pretty good job at keeping us safe. "
" We are a coalition government, and that limits our options in some ways. Privatization happens to be one such area. "
" Government has no other end, but the preservation of property. "
" Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe, we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason, the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty. "
" Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. "
Louis D. Brandeis
" The American people deserve truthfulness, not more political campaigning. The American people deserve a responsible government that seeks to address their needs, not more ideological dogma. "
" There is nothing wrong with describing Conservatism as protecting the Constitution, protecting all things that limit government. Government is the enemy of liberty. Government should be very restrained. "
" The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them. "
" I think hip-hop could help rebuild America, once hip-hoppers own hip-hop... We are our own politicians, our own government, we have something to say. We're warriors. Soldiers. "
" Since its inception, the government has broken and coerced treaties with hundreds of Native American tribes. And this is even worse when you realize that the native peoples of this land are negotiating for land that is, by all common sense and elementary school logic, their land. "
W. Kamau Bell
" Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature. "
" The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery. "
" Imagine a country that flies into space, launches Sputniks, creates such a defense system, and it can't resolve the problem of women's pantyhose. There's no toothpaste, no soap powder, not the basic necessities of life. It was incredible and humiliating to work in such a government. "
" Government is the ultimate monopoly. And monopolies, as any economist will tell you, often breed complacency and a lack of innovation. "
" Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government. "
" The idea that children are passive repositories to be shaped by their parents has been massively overstated. A child's peer group is a far greater determinant of its development and achievements than parental aspiration. "
" The belief that recipients of government aid are better off the more we spend on them is remarkably persistent. No matter how many times this central tenet of liberalism gets debunked, like Brett Favre, it just keeps coming back. "