Popular Quotes and Sayings about Government

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. ~P. J. O%27Rourke

The reason there are two senators for each state is so that one can be the designated driver. ~Jay Leno

For every action there is an equal and opposite government program. ~Bob Wells

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. ~Tom Robbins

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. ~Abraham Lincoln

Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too. ~Richard M. Nixon

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. ~Euripides

I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time. ~H. L. Mencken

You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too. ~John Kenneth Galbraith

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool. ~Richard Feynman

Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child. ~Dan Quayle

Welcome to President Bush, Mrs. Bush, and my fellow astronauts. ~Dan Quayle

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change. ~Dan Quayle

Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things. ~Dan Quayle

I have made good judgements in the Past. I have made good judgements in the Future. ~Dan Quayle

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. ~Voltaire