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Government Quotes 66-70

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Government Quotes
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 46-50

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Government Quotes

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

Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.
P. J. O’Rourke

Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.
William E. Gladstone

I have long believed taxpayers make better use of their money than the government ever could.
Kay Bailey Hutchison

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
Will Rogers

Government Quotes 11-15

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Government Quotes

I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course it doesn’t work. We are supposed to work it.
Alexander Woollcott

If ‘pro’ is the opposite of ‘con’ what is the opposite of ‘progress’?
Paul Harvey

If human beings are fundamentally good, no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad, any government, being composed of human beings, would be bad also.
Fred Woodworth

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven’t had one since Taft. Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.
Will Rogers

Our government… teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.
Louis D. Brandeis

Funny Quotes 156-160

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Funny Quotes

I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they now do.
Will Rogers

I never said most of the things I said.
Yogi Berra

I rant, therefore I am.
Dennis Miller

Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.
Ronald Reagan

Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.
Oscar Levant

Funny Quotes 71-75

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Funny Quotes
I’m kidding about having only a few dollars. I might have a few dollars more.
James Brown

I’m not a real movie star. I’ve still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.
Will Rogers

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is.
Ellen DeGeneres

My mother was against me being an actress – until I introduced her to Frank Sinatra.
Angie Dickinson

I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until after they’re dead.
Samuel Goldwyn