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George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.Source: Journals
Indian businessman 1949-
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
American writer 1817-1862
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
German statesman 1815-1898
A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
American statesman 1743-1826
A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
James Fenimore Cooper
American writer 1789-1851
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.
British artist 1786-1846
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.
American president 1856-1924
Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
American photographer 1938-
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.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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.
American statesman 1743-1826
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
First president of the US 1732-1799
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
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