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    Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.

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In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to read more

In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Government Quotes,
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A government is not an old pair of socks that you throw away.

A government is not an old pair of socks that you throw away.

by Boris Yeltsin Found in: Government Quotes,
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A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and read more

A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inferences

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Government Quotes,
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Nothing's more dull and negligent
Than an old, lazy government,
That knows no interest of state,
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Nothing's more dull and negligent
Than an old, lazy government,
That knows no interest of state,
But such as serves a present strait.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Government Quotes,
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Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its own existence?

Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its own existence?

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Government Quotes,
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The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them read more

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

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The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.

by Henry Ward Beecher Found in: Government Quotes,
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Our political institutions work remarkably well. They are designed to clang against each other. The noise is democracy at work.

Our political institutions work remarkably well. They are designed to clang against each other. The noise is democracy at work.

by Michael Novak Found in: Government Quotes,
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For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.

For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.

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