10 quotes about the government

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Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency.

Douglas MacArthur
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There are a lot of good causes out there, but they can't possibly all be served by government.

Jesse Ventura
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Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.

Paul Ryan
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The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.

Voltaire
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Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There's no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn't a gift. It's a responsibility.

Dalton Trumbo
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I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.

Johnny Depp
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The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.

Ronald Reagan
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Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

P. J. O'Rourke
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I do not intend to dispute in any way the need for defence cuts and the need for government spending cuts in general. I do not share a not in my backyard approach to government spending reductions.

Stephen Harper
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We don't walk. We overeat because we've made it easy to overeat. We have fast-food joints on every corner. By the way, the 'we' is all of us. It's not the government. It's all of us doing this together.

Mehmet Oz