• A  government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.
    A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.
    ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
    The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
  • Giving money & power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
    Giving money & power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
  • Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think.
    Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think.
    ~ Author Unknown
  • Country has to stop giving electricity for free. It is like giving people cocaine.
    Country has to stop giving electricity for free. It is like giving people cocaine.
    ~ Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister, New and Renewable Energy Minister, on electricity sops
  • Government is about principles. And the principle is, never act on principle.
    Government is about principles. And the principle is, never act on principle.
    ~ Yes Minister
  • If a decision-making process is flawed and dysfunctional, decisions will go awry.
    If a decision-making process is flawed and dysfunctional, decisions will go awry.
    ~ Carly Fiorina
  • Good government only happens when the people working in it do their jobs, and do them well.
    Good government only happens when the people working in it do their jobs, and do them well.
    ~ Matthew Lesko
  • To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
    To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
    ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
    Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.