Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
Liberals were intimidated by the Reagan administration and did not want to appear naive by talking about programs that called for government support. I just said, ‘The hell with that. I’m out there.’
The women of the country have the power in their own hands, in spite of the law and the government being altogether of the male order.
In the end, there is no absence of irony: the integrity of what is sacred to Native Americans will be determined by the government that has been responsible for doing everything in its power to destroy Native American cultures.
There is not much less vexation in the government of a private family than in the managing of an entire state.
I believe that it is my right and responsibility as an American to question our government when our government is wrong.
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
A very large majority of the U.S. population is in favor of establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba and has been for a long time with some fluctuations. And even part of the business world is in favor of it, too. But the government won’t allow it.
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.