85 Quotes About Government

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "Government is not reason, it is not eloquence - it is force."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community."

    - Thomas Aquinas
    Topics: Government, Community


  • "It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Jealousy, Liberty


  • "No government is lawful or innocent that does not recognize the moral law as the only universal law, and God as the Supreme Lawgiver and Judge, to whom nations in their national capacity, as well as individuals, are amenable."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Government, Morality


  • "One sword keeps another in the sheath."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Government


  • "It is among the evils, and perhaps not the smallest, of democratic governments, that the people must feel before they will see. When this happens, they are roused to action. Hence it is that those kinds of government are too slow."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "We can exert power for good, therefore, only if we are prepared to drum it into our heads that the church of Christ can never exert influence on civil society directly, only indirectly."

    - Abraham Kuyper
    Topics: Examples, Government


  • "It is not juggling that is to be blamed, but much juggling; for the world cannot be governed without it."

    - John Selden
    Topics: Government


  • "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Politics, Government


  • "Government is not mere advice; it is authority, with power to enforce its laws."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Authority


  • "The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government


  • "Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government



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