Quotes About Government

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?

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.

Governments never learn. Only people learn.

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.

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

It's not the voting that's democracy it's the counting.

The people are the government, administering it by their agents they are the government, the sovereign power.

Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper.

You don't pay taxes - they take taxes.

In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.