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A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
Patriotism
Edward Abbey

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A government of laws and not of men.
Uncategorised
John Adams

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Fear is the foundation of most government.
Government
John Adams

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The happiness of society is the end of government.
Society
John Adams

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Being nice to governments doesn't work, they are such lying bastards.
Government
Joy Baluch

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The worst thing in the world next to anarchy, is government.
Government
Henry Ward Beecher

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Government lasts as long as the under-taxed can defend themselves against the over-taxed.
Taxes and Taxation
Bernard Berenson

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Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
Ambrose Bierce

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Public instruction should be the first object of government.
Government
Napoleon Bonaparte

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The art of government is not to let me grow stale.
Government
Napoleon Bonaparte

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The government must always be a step ahead of the popular movement.
Government
Count Boytzwnburg

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The government is becoming the family of last resort.
Family
Jerry Brown

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The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.
Democracy
William F. Buckley

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In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
Uncategorised
Edmund Burke

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Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Government
Edmund Burke

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If you are to stand up for your Government you must be able to stand up to your Government.
Diplomacy
Lord Harold Caccia

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The point to remember is what government gives it must first take away
Government
John S. Caldwell

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By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Government
Albert Camus

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If it were not for the government, we should have nothing to laugh at in France.
Nations
Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

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Good government is the outcome of private virtue.
Government
John Jay Chapman

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Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people.
Government
Grover Cleveland

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A Conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Politicians and Politics
Benjamin Disraeli

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The constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.
Government
William O. Douglas

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Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect its citizens against violence.
Government
John Foster Dulles

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Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principles.
Government
William J. Durant

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