Government Quotes, Sayings about The Government - Page 6

Frankly, I’d like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.
– Joseph Heller

For years governments have been promising more than they can deliver, and delivering more than they can afford.
– Paul Martin

A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who’s been dead for 15 years.
– Harry S Truman

Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they’ve told you what you think it is you want to hear.
– Alan Coren

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.
– Noam Chomsky

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
– H.L. Mencken

Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
– P. J. O’Rourke

I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time.
– Henry L Mencken

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish.
– Lao Tsze

A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.
– Edward R. Murrow

Every nation has the government that it deserves.
– Joseph Maistre

Those are governed best who are governed least.
– Thomas Jefferson

Talk is cheap – except when Congress does it.
– Cullen Hightower

What Washington needs is adult super vision.
– Barack Obama

The safety of the State is the highest law.
– Justinian

To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

The purpose of government is to rein in the rights of the people.
– Bill Clinton