Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.

William E. Gladstone
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I have long believed taxpayers make better use of their money than the government ever could.

Kay Bailey Hutchison
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I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.

Alexander Woollcott
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If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?

Paul Harvey
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If human beings are fundamentally good, no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad, any government, being composed of human beings, would be bad also.

Fred Woodworth
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If men were angels, no government would be necessary.

James Madison
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In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?

Saint Augustine
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It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.

Thomas Jefferson
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It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.

John W. Gardner
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It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

Andrew Jackson
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