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Doing what's right isn't the problem. It's knowing what's right.

Doing what's right isn't the problem. It's knowing what's right.

by Lyndon B. Johnson Found in: Government Quotes,
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A government is like fire, a handy servant, but a dangerous master.

A government is like fire, a handy servant, but a dangerous master.

by George Washington Found in: Government Quotes,
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Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.

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Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a read more

Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.

by Fred Woodworth Found in: Government Quotes,
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Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to read more

Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to public life.

by Elmer Davis Found in: Government Quotes,
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And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him
will I give power over the read more

And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him
will I give power over the nations:
And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a
potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my
Father.

by Bible Found in: Government Quotes,
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So that every wand or staff of empire is forsooth curved at top.
[Lat., Adeo ut omnes imperii virga read more

So that every wand or staff of empire is forsooth curved at top.
[Lat., Adeo ut omnes imperii virga sive bacillum vere superius
inflexum sit.]

by Francis Bacon 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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Good government is no substitute for self-government.

Good government is no substitute for self-government.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Government Quotes,
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