• Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
    ~ Ronald Reagan
  • People shouldn't be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.
    ~ Alan Moore
  • If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
    ~ Milton Friedman
  • A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it.
    ~ Dean Inge
  • Good government is the outcome of private virtue.
    ~ John Jay Chapman
  • Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.
    ~ William E. Gladstone
  • The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
    ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
    ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
    ~ Will Rogers
  • The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.
    ~ Milton Friedman