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Government Quotes 66-70

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The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.
Andrew Jackson

Americans no longer look to government for economic security; rather, they look to their portfolios.
Bill Owens

Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what’s going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
Will Rogers

As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on the domestic side of protecting the United States.
Bill Owens

Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.
Dale Dauten

Government Quotes 61-65

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The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.
Milton Friedman

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.
Woodrow Wilson

The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Thomas Paine

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn’t be so bad if the next Congress didn’t keep trying to correct them.
Cullen Hightower

The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.
Karl Marx

Government Quotes 56-60

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Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Thomas Jefferson

You don’t pay taxes – they take taxes.
Chris Rock

The essence of good government is trust.
Kathleen Sebelius

The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.
Wilhelm Reich

The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
Gore Vidal

Government Quotes 51-55

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To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places.
Wendell Phillips

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

A corporation’s primary goal is to make money. Government’s primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.
Larry Ellison

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers, the House and the Senate, but you have simply, majoritarian, absolute power on either side. And that’s just not what the founders intended.
Barack Obama