Government Quotes

Tony Campolo #Business #Government #Legal

Photo of Tony Campolo I propose that the government should get out of the business of marrying people and, instead, only give legal status to civil unions.
Jesse Ventura #Business #Government #Work

Photo of Jesse Ventura Government's role should be only to keep the playing field level, and to work hand in hand with business on issues such as employment. But beyond this, to as great an extent as possible, it should get the hell out of the way.
Milton Friedman #Architecture #Government #Science

Photo of Milton Friedman The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
Ibrahim Babangida #Alone #Government

Photo of Ibrahim Babangida The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.
Thomas Jefferson #Alone #Government #Truth

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Mitt Romney #Business #Government

The invisible hand of the market always moves faster and better than the heavy hand of government.
Rush Limbaugh #Change #Future #Government #History #Hope

Photo of Rush Limbaugh The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope.
Thomas Paine #Best #Government

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Wendell Phillips #Business #Fear #Government

Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
Dalton Trumbo #Business #Government

Photo of Dalton Trumbo Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There's no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn't a gift. It's a responsibility.
Lyn Nofziger #Good #Government

The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.
Jim DeMint #Education #Food #Government #Health

Photo of Jim DeMint Well, we lost a lot of our independence already. We are dependent on China for credit. We are dependent on Middle Eastern countries for energy supplies. And many Americans are dependent on the government for their income, health care, education of their children, food stamps.
Mitt Romney #Business #Government

I know what it's like to start a business. I know how extra ordinarily difficult it is to build something from nothing. I know how government kills jobs and, yes, I know how it can help from time- to-time.
Paul Ryan #God #Government #Nature

Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.
Hugo Chavez #Architecture #Government

Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral.
Henry David Thoreau #Best #Government

That government is best which governs least.
Hugo Black #Freedom #Government

Photo of Hugo Black Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press.
Mark Twain #Best #Government #Money

Photo of Mark Twain We have the best government that money can buy.
Brian Mulroney #Environmental #Government

Photo of Brian Mulroney I think the government has to reposition environment on top of their national and international priorities.
Bill Maher #Freedom #Government #Politics #Time

Photo of Bill Maher Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.
Russell Means #Education #Government

Photo of Russell Means In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education.
George Washington #Good #Government #Great #Religion

We are persuaded that good Christians will always be good citizens, and that where righteousness prevails among individuals the Nation will be great and happy. Thus while just government protects all in their religious rights, true religion affords to government it's surest support.
Jonathan Sacks #Future #Government

Photo of Jonathan Sacks A perfect storm is in the making: financial uncertainty, economic downturn, government cuts, rising unemployment and a future that looks less clear the more we try to fathom it.
Herman Cain #Change #Government

Photo of Herman Cain I ran for president in order to be able to try to change Washington D.C. from the inside. Our federal government is broken.
Bertrand Russell #Freedom #Government

Photo of Bertrand Russell Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.