It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
John W. Gardner
But let us remember, at the same time, government is sacred, and not to be trifled with.
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
James Russell Lowell
Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
Jorge Luis Borges