quote by Benjamin Franklin

War is when the government tells you who the bad guy is. Revolution is when you decide that for yourself.

— Benjamin Franklin

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Bad government quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

My mission is to lead the country out of a bad situation of corruption, depression and slavery. After I rid the country of these vices, I will then organize and supervise a general election of a genuinely democratic civilian government.

Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad.

.. but because man is by nature more individualistic than social.

Bad government quote If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is

If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.

If the citizens neglect their duty and place unprincipled men in office, the government will soon be corrupted . . . . If a republican government fails to secure public prosperity and happiness, it must be because the citizens neglect the Divine commands, and elect bad men to make and administer the laws.

To say that a bad government must be established for fear of anarchy is really saying that we should kill ourselves for fear of dying.

The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments.

Bad government quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good

Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution;

and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government.

It was a bad idea, because I think that any government reorganization has to come in relatively small bites, or else you get indigestion.

The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.

Bad government quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie

Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

A pure democracy is generally a very bad government, It is often the most tyrannical government on earth; for a multitude is often rash, and will not hear reason.

The banking collapse was caused, more than anything, by bad government policy and the total failure of bad regulation, rather than by greed.

It is the aim of good government to stimulate production, of bad government to encourage consumption.

Bad government quote If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.

If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.

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To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government and the sure and gradual deterioration of the public morals.

The Liberals talk about a stable government but we don't know how bad the stable is going to smell.

There can be no good character in civil government if there is none in the people. You cannot make a good omelet with bad eggs.

Bad government quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

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Democracy virtually assures that only bad and dangerous men will ever rise to the top of government.

I have come to believe that if two people are prepared to make a lifetime commitment to love and care for each other in good times and in bad, the government shouldn't deny them the opportunity to get married.

The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don't enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like.

Bad government quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

Government, in the last analysis, is organized opinion.

Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government.

Government, in the last analysis, is organized opinion.

Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government.

Great men are almost always bad men.

Bad government quote You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.

You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.

The first task of the doctor is ... political: the struggle against disease must begin with a war against bad government." Man will be totally and definitively cured only if he is first liberated.

When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.

Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.

Bad government quote You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren

You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.

With bad laws and good civil servants it's still possible to govern.

But with bad civil servants even the best laws can't help.

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of.

In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.

Feudalism, serfdom, slavery — all tyrannical institutions, are merely the most vigorous kinds of rule, springing out of, and necessary to, a bad state of man. The progress from these is in all cases the same — less government.

Bad government quote Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best sid

Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event.

In adopting the republican form of government, I not only took it as a man does his wife, for better, for worse, but, what few men do with their wives, I took it knowing all its bad qualities.

It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.

I always believe that ultimately, if people are paying attention, then we get good government and good leadership. And when we get lazy, as a democracy and civically start taking shortcuts, then it results in bad government and politics.

Bad government quote Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is l

Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them.

Most of the poverty and misery in the world is due to bad government, lack of democracy, weak states, internal strife, and so on.

In recent years, anyone in the government, certainly anyone in the FBI or the CIA, or recently, in again, Clint's film, In the Line of Fire, the main bad guy is the chief advisor to the president.

Insurrection. An unsuccessful revolution; disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.

A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government.

A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.

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