85 Quotes About Government

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If God gives you rights, no man and no government can take them away from you.
- Judge Roy Moore
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Separation of church and state was never meant to separate God and government.
- Judge Roy Moore
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The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Friend, you cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. And what one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government can't give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody. And when half of the people get the idea they don't have to work because the other half's going to take care of them, and when the other half get the idea it does no good to work because somebody's going to get what I work for. That, dear friend, is about the end of any nation.
- Adrian Rogers
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The very idea of the power and right of the people to establish government presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established government.
- George Washington
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Always vote for a principle, though you vote alone, and you may cherish the sweet reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams
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Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington
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There is an opinion that parties in free countries are useful checks upon the administration of the government, and serve to keep alive the spirit of liberty. This, within certain limits, is probably true. But in governments of a popular character, and purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency, there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose. And there being constant danger of excess, the effort ought to be, by force of public opinion, to mitigate and assuage it. A fire not to be quenched, it demands a uniform vigilance to prevent it bursting into a flame, lest, instead of warming, it should consume.
- George Washington
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Someday, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.
- George Washington
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There is a natural and necessary progression, from the extreme of anarchy to the extreme of tyranny; and arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
- George Washington
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The moral law of God is the only law of individuals and of nations, and nothing can be rightful government but such as is established and administered with a view to its support.
- Charles Finney
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People who cannot restrain their own baser instincts, who cannot treat one another with civility, are not capable of self-government.
- Chuck Colson
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I'm not a Republican because I grew up rich, but because I didn't want to spend the rest of my life poor, waiting for the government to rescue me.
- Mike Huckabee
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He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers.
- Assorted Authors
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I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.
- George Washington
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Our freedom is tied to our individual souls, a gift from God, not from government.
- Mike Huckabee
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The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper, and render them more important.
- Hosea Ballou
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Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
- George Washington
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The government of the United States is acknowledged by the wise and good of other nations, to be the most free, impartial, and righteous government of the world; but all agree, that for such a government to be sustained many years, the principles of truth and righteousness, taught in the Holy Scriptures, must be practiced.
- Assorted Authors
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The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
- George Washington
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The Church, however, is a self-governing society, distinct from the State, having its officers and laws, and, therefore, an administrative government of its own.
- Charles Hodge
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We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
- Shelton Smith
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It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
- George Washington
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It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor.
- George Washington
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I would support and be willing to lead a Human Life Amendment to the constitution.
- Mike Huckabee
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