The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.— Edward Abbey
Valuable Anti Government quotations
The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.
The Government's power to censor the press was abolished so that the press would remain forever free to censure the Government. The press was protected so that it could bare the secrets of government and inform the people. Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
I am opposed to any form of tyranny over the mind of man.
I love my country, not my government.
All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities.
Human rights are not a privilege conferred by government.
They are every human being's entitlement by virtue of his humanity.
The anti-slavery party contend that slavery is wrong in itself, and the Government is a consolidated national democracy. We of the South contend that slavery is right, and that this is a confederate Republic of sovereign States.
Lokpal Bill alone is not adequate to fight corruption.
We need a comprehensive anti-corruption code in this country. The UPA Government has developed a powerful anti-corruption frame work consisting of eight new Central laws...... This is not about one Bill, this is about a frame work and we want to deliver that frame work to the country
In America, we have anti-nepotism laws in the federal government and in lots of state governments, because the practice of hiring relatives undermines public confidence that the government official is actually finding best person for the job.
... happily the Government of the United States... gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.
Only in time of fear is government thrown back to its primitive and sole function of self-defense and the many interests of which it is the guardian become subordinate to that.
Marijuana is the finest anti-nausea medication known to science, and our leaders have lied about this consistently. [Arresting people for] medical marijuana is the most hideous example of government interference in the private lives of individuals. It's an outrage within an outrage within an outrage.
Those advocates who work for world peace by urging a system of world government are called impractical dreamers. Those impractical dreamers are entitled to ask their critics what is so practical about war.
Government is not a solution to our problem government is the problem.
Whenever you put your faith in big government for any reason, sooner or later you wind up an apologist for mass murder.
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force.
..Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
On July 4 we celebrate government of the people, by the people, and for the people, or as they are now called, corporations.
I can't tell Black people to fight a war that is Israel's war.
What kind of leader will you be, or should I be, to allow these babies Black, white and brown, to fight Israel's war, because Zionists dominate the government of the United States of America and her banking system.
I have sworn upon the altar of god.
Unfortunately, President Obama's failed policies of new regulations, higher taxes, and Obamacare and his anti-business rhetoric have hit Hispanics especially hard. Big government really hurts those who are trying to make it.
We can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans.
A free government with an uncontrolled power of military conscription is the most ridiculous and abominable contradiction and nonsense that ever entered into the heads of men.
In some places - particularly in Asia and Europe - you often see anti-government graffiti, seditious slogans, banners, leaflets, in certain neighbourhoods. The idea is that rather than wait for an explosion to occur from a bomb, it would be useful to gather intelligence on the location of these incidents.
Of course, running a coalition government in a country like India is a difficult task. More so when Congress leads the coalition, since most of the political parties were anti-Congress. To have a coalition, to run a coalition government, you require a lot of adjustments, a lot of flexibility.
Of all the animosities which have existed among mankind, those which are caused by difference of sentiment in religion appear to be the most inveterate and distressing, and ought most to be deprecated.
David and Charles Koch are pretty much as far right as you can get on the ideological spectrum without falling off. They are far right libertarians, very anti-government, very pro-business, very anti-tax, anti-regulatory, in favour of free markets ruling the day.
For an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.
In your reaction to an imagined attack on your country or an insult to its government, you draw closer to the herd for protection, you conform in word and deed, and you insist vehemently that everybody else shall think, speak, and act together. And you fix your adoring gaze upon the State, with a truly filial look, as upon the Father of the flock.