Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy.
— Mark Poster

The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices.
Bill Bradley governmental quote

For the Archivist, this role is a result of his obligation to preserve and assure timely and maximum access to our governmental records in the evolving historic saga of the American people.
— Allen Weinstein

In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority.
— Robert Welch

The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good. There are few things wholly evil, or wholly good. Almost every thing, especially of governmental policy, is an inseparable compound of the two; so that our best judgment of the preponderance between them is continually demanded.
— governmental quotation by Abraham Lincoln