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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
    Denis Waitley
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    Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
    Source: Journals
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
    Baba Kalyani
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    Our strategy should be based on indigenisation and import substitution. The government must provide opportunities for domestic companies to participate in sectors in which the country continues to depend on imports.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    This American government - what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity? It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
  • Otto Von Bismarck
    Otto Von Bismarck
    German statesman 1815-1898
    Otto Von Bismarck
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    A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
    James Fenimore Cooper
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    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
    Benjamin Haydon
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    All government is an evil, but, of the two form's of that evil, democracy or monarchy, the sounder is monarchy; the more able to do its will, democracy.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
    Woodrow Wilson
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    Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
    American photographer 1938-
    Bill Owens
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    Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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