“The best government is that which governs least.” – Thomas Jefferson

“The government is best which governs not at all.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” – Wole Soyinka

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Lord Acton

“The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness.” – Thomas Jefferson

“The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from its government.” – Thomas Paine

“Governments should not be afraid of their people. People should be afraid of their governments.” – Alan Moore

“The government’s first duty is to protect the people.” – Ronald Reagan

“The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it.” – Albert Einstein

“Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.” – Thomas Paine QUOTES ABOUT GREAT FRIENDS AND MEMORIES

“A wise government knows how to keep justice in one hand and peace in the other.” – Stephen Fry

“The government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force.” – George Washington

“In a democracy, the well-being, individuality, and happiness of every citizen is important.” – Albert Einstein

“Government, even in its best form, is but a necessary evil; in its worst form, an intolerable one.” – Thomas Paine

“Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” – Ronald Reagan

“The only way to ensure the rights of the people is to limit the power of the government.” – John Locke

“The strength of the nation lies in the strength of the women of the nation.” – Indira Gandhi

“The government’s power is derived from the consent of the governed.” – John Locke

“A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.” – Gerald Ford