One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.
- Ronald Reagan
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If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end.
- Herbert Hoover
But then it hasn't really been a focus of our government to make us an educated people.
- Maynard James Keenan
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
This is a country for, of, and by the people not for, of, and by the government. If we turn it over to them we cannot complain about what they're doing because this is a natural course of men and we have to hold their feet to the fire.
- Benjamin Carson
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
- Edmund Burke
The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
- John Quincy Adams
As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in the compact between the Arts and Government.
- Theodore Bikel
Fiscal conservatism is just an easy way to express something that is a bit more difficult which is that the size and scope of government and really the size and scope of politics in our lives has grown uncomfortable unwieldy intrusive and inefficient.
- P. J. O'Rourke