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Government Quotes 56-60

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Government Quotes

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 6-10

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Government Quotes

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Thomas Jefferson

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.
Jonathan Mayhew

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

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
Jorge Luis Borges

Friendship Quotes 41-45

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Friendship Quotes

True friends stab you in the front.
Oscar Wilde

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
Leo Buscaglia

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
Robert Hall

A friend to all is a friend to none.
Aristotle

Fitness Quotes 51-55

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Fitness Quotes

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
Wilhelm von Humboldt

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
Thomas Jefferson

So I’ve broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.
Kenneth H. Cooper

Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home.
Michael Phelps

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
Fred Perry

Fitness Quotes 36-40

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Fitness Quotes

Exercise is labor without weariness.
Samuel Johnson

Jogging is very beneficial. It’s good for your legs and your feet. It’s also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.
Charles M. Schulz

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
Thomas Jefferson

Like most people I can be lazy, so it’s nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I’m outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.
Viggo Mortensen

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
Lord Chesterfield