• Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
    ~ Tom Robbins
  • 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
  • Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.
    ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • I know that my unity with all people cannot be destroyed by national boundaries and government orders.
    ~ Leo Tolstoy
  • Jihadis have a better bureaucracy than India.
    ~ Adrian Levy, on lessons of 26/11 Mumbai attacks
  • Agitation is all about poetry, governance is all about prose.
    ~ Jairam Ramesh
  • Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
    ~ Honore de Balzac
  • 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
  • Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
    ~ Abe Martin
  • A well balanced, inclusive approach, is essential for the proper government of any country.
    ~ Laisenia Qarase
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