A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.
- James Reston
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By making bold cuts in spending and commonsense entitlement reforms, we will make our government simpler, smaller, and smarter.
- Mitt Romney
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
- William Ellery Channing
Do we believe that the goal of government is to promote equal opportunity for all Americans to make the most of their lives? Or, do we now believe that government's role is to equalize the results of peoples lives?
- Paul Ryan
The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much.
- Ronald Reagan
We need the private sector to create jobs. If the government could create jobs Communism would have worked, but it didn't.
- Tim Scott
If you have a government that is elected, they need to do the hard work - because if they don't, they won't be around the next time the ballot box is open.
- King Abdullah II
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
And a special thank you to the citizens of Massachusetts: You are paying all the taxes, creating all the jobs, raising all the children. This government is yours. Thank you for letting me serve you. I love this job.
- Mitt Romney