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Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.

Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed, too severe seldom executed.

We have the best government that money can buy.

I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master.

To restore the trust of the people, we must reform the way the government operates.

Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you, or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first then you are a parasite, if the second then you are an oasis in the desert.

Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education, or of government, by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil, in its worst state an intolerable one.

Whenever the people are well-informed they can be trusted with their own government.

Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.

There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.

When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects 'This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know' the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives.

All government indeed every human benefit and enjoyment every virtue and every prudent act is founded on compromise and barter.

A democracy is more than a form of government, it is primarily a mode of associated living of conjoint communicated experience

It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for.

The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.

Big-government economics breeds crony capitalism. It's corrupt anything but neutral and a barrier to broad participation in prosperity.

No government ought to be without censors, and where the press is free no one ever will.

Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.

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