You don't pay taxes - they take taxes.
- Chris Rock
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In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents.
- Walter Lippmann
In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.
- Carroll Quigley
The essence of Government is power and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.
- James Madison
It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
- John W. Gardner
There is too much government today. We've got to remember the government should be by the people, of the people, and for the people.
- Ray Bradbury
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
- George Washington
Using these unnamed sources, if done properly, carefully and fairly, provides more accountability in government.
- Bob Woodward
I don't believe you can find any evidence of the fact that I have changed government policy solely because of a contribution.
- William J. Clinton