Government Quotes, Sayings about The Government - Page 4

Information is the currency of democracy.
– Thomas Jefferson

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
– Jorge Luis Borges

If physics is the universe’s operating system, then an intelligence estimate is life’s core dump.

I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
– Will Smith

There’s no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.
– Will Rogers

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
– George Bernard Shaw

A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
– Thomas Jefferson

There is nothing anyone can do anyway. The public has no power. The government knows I’m not a criminal. The parole board knows I’m not a criminal.
– Jack Kevorkian

Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection, – they have many friends and few enemies.
– Wendell Phillips

The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.
– Thomas Jefferson

It may be true that the government that governs best governs least. Unfortunately, the same is also true of the government that governs worst.
– Jane Auer

We must have a citizenship less concerned about what the government can do for it and more anxious about what it can do for the nation.
– Warren Harding

If we get a government that reflects more of what this country is really about, we can turn the century and the economy around.
– Bella Abzug

The government deficit is the difference between the amount of money the government spends and the amount it has the nerve to collect.
– Sam Ewing

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
– James Madison

What’s so frustrating about this is that we are on the verge of seeing the beginnings of a democratic and permanent government.
– Jack Straw

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
– John Quincy Adams

It’s every American’s duty to support his government, but not necessarily in the style to which it has become accustomed.
– Thomas Clifford

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
– Mark Twain