Government Quotes, Sayings about The Government - Page 3

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
– St. Augustine

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
– John Kenneth Galbraith

The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
– Louis Brandeis

The sheep are happier of themselves, than under the care of wolves.
– Thomas Jefferson

Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.
– Will Rogers

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.
– Herbert Hoover

Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
– Edward R. Murrow

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
– James Russell Lowell

A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government.
– James F Cooper

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
– George Jean Nathan

An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
– Confucius

If government were a product, selling it would be illegal.
– P. J. O’Rourke

No nation is fit to set in judgment upon any other nation.
– Woodrow Wilson

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.
– Thomas Jefferson

It’s not the voting that’s democracy; it’s the counting.
– Tom Stoppard

If people behaved like governments, you’d call the cops.
– Kelvin Throop

Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
– Ronald Reagan

We are imperfect. We cannot expect perfect government.
– William Howard Taft

If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
– James Madison