Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard.— Genghis Khan
Breathtaking Governance quotations
What my campaign is about is a political revolution - millions of people standing up and saying, enough is enough. Our government belongs to all of us, and not just the hand full of billionaires.
War is when the government tells you who the bad guy is.
Revolution is when you decide that for yourself.
What a terrible era in which idiots govern the blind.
When a government betrays the people by amassing too much power and becoming tyrannical, the people have no choice but to exercise their original right of self-defense — to fight the government.
Education is a weapon the effect of which is determined by the hands which wield it, by who is to be struck down.
Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests.
We need a revolution every 200 years, because all governments become stale and corrupt after 200 years.
It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.
If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools.
If the ANC does to you what the apartheid government did to you, then you must do to the ANC what you did to the apartheid government.
If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it.
It's time to make our government work for all of us... and not just the 1%.
If more government is the answer, then it was a really stupid question.
The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations.
The people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.
Yes, friends, governments in capitalist society are but committees of the rich to manage the affairs of the capitalist class.
Government is an institution which prevents injustice other than such as it commits itself.
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.
Guess what this liberal would be all about? This liberal will be about socializing...uh, um...Would be about, basically, taking over, and the government running all of your companies.
If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.
The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.
People say, 'The government couldn't carry out the September 11th attack, it's too big, they'd get caught!' They DID get caught! They're just counting on you to be dumb and to go along with it.
We preferred our own way of living. We were no expense to the government. All we wanted was peace and to be left alone.
No people without a government of their own can expect to be treated on the same level as people of independent sovereign states. It is far better to be free to govern or misgovern yourself than to be governed by anybody else . . .
The simple act of opening a bottle of wine has brought more happiness to the human race than all the collective governments in the history of earth
I don't give a damn what queers do, and don't give a damn what Christians do.
Just get the hell out of my way because I want to live my life and I don't want the government sucking 60% of my wages off my ass.
The British Government has no right in Ireland, never had any right in Ireland, and never can have any right in Ireland.
Americans like to talk about (or be told about) Democracy but, when put to the test, usually find it to be an 'inconvenience.' We have opted instead for an authoritarian system disguised as a Democracy. We pay through the nose for an enormous joke-of-a-government, let it push us around, and then wonder how all those assholes got in there.
No responsibility of government is more fundamental than the responsibility of maintaining the highest standard of ethical behavior for those who conduct the public business.
I can concede that the government has no knowledge of the people, but I believe the people know less of the government. There are useless officials, evil, if you like, but there are also good ones, and these are not able to accomplish anything because they encounter an inert mass, the population that takes little part in matters that concern them.
A man who governs his passions is master of his world.
We must either command them or be enslaved by them. It is better to be a hammer than an anvil.
History will judge societies and governments - and their institutions - not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless.