Quotations on Government

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Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them.
- John Erskine
(Keywords: Government, People, Books, Painting)

The federal government has a responsibility to protect all Americans from potential terrorist attack.
- Bob Etheridge
(Keywords: Government, Americans, Potential, Responsibility)

As President Bush has said on numerous occasions, it is the government's role to create the conditions, the friendly environment, that will attract capital.
- Donald Evans
(Keywords: Government, Environment, President, Will)

In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington, and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862, it was determined by the Rebel government last summer to resume the offensive in that direction.
- Edward Everett
(Keywords: Government, Conformity, Direction, Results, Summer, Washington)

The government deficit is the difference between the amount of money the government spends and the amount it has the nerve to collect.
- Sam Ewing
(Keywords: Government, Money, Difference)

What I object to the current government intervention in so-called 'solving the crisis', they haven't solved anything. They've just postponed it.
- Marc Faber
(Keywords: Government, Crisis)

I am a partisan and artisan of Europe. But I draw the lessons of my experience in government.
- Laurent Fabius
(Keywords: Experience, Government, Europe)

Peace Corps helps promote global acceptance of the principles of international peace and non-violent co-existence among people of diverse cultures and systems of government.
- Sam Farr
(Keywords: Government, Peace, People, Acceptance, Principles)

I don't want to hear again from the attorney general or anyone on this floor that this government has shown it can be trusted to use the power we give it with restraint and care.
- Russ Feingold
(Keywords: Government, Power, Care, Restraint, Want)

It is my hope that the number of stem cell lines available for federally-funded research will be expanded so that the government can continue to participate in this vital research and provide hope to the millions of Americans with diseases that might be cured.
- Dianne Feinstein
(Keywords: Government, Hope, Americans, Research, Will)

The purpose of the UN mechanism, this inspection mechanism, is not to engage in a cat and mouse game with Saddam Hussein and try to find weapons that the Iraqi government is working on concealing.
- Douglas Feith
(Keywords: Government, Purpose, Mouse, Weapons)

If all goes well, the Iraqis are going to have a country that's going to have a representative government and will be at peace with its neighbors and in the region.
- Douglas Feith
(Keywords: Government, Peace, Country, Neighbors, Will)

What the UN inspectors can do is demonstrate to the world, help the Iraqi government demonstrate to the world that the Iraqis are cooperatively disarming if that is in fact what the Iraqi government decides to do.
- Douglas Feith
(Keywords: Government, Fact, Help, World)

The key to making the inspections work is the Iraqi government making the crucial decision that because of the international pressure Iraq has to disarm itself.
- Douglas Feith
(Keywords: Government, Work, Decision, Iraq, Key, Pressure)

I want to give my compliments to Australia. Ever since your government paid a few million dollars for a Jackson Pollack painting, I figure that it must be a marvellous country.
- Morton Feldman
(Keywords: Government, Compliments, Country, Painting, Want)

Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save, invest, innovate, and work.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Government, Work, Growth, Investment, Taxes)

Censorship is advertising paid by the government.
- Federico Fellini
(Keywords: Government, Advertising, Censorship)

Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that they'd been kept in the dark by the United States government as to what atomic bombs can do.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Keywords: Government, Bombs, states, United)

An interim government was set up in Afghanistan. It included two women, one of whom was Minister of Women's Affairs. Man, who'd she have to show here ankles to to get that job?
- Tina Fey
(Keywords: Government, Women, Afghanistan, Job, Man)

The government gets it right on Head Start. We are providing opportunities for children in underserved areas where parents may not be able to afford preschool so they can begin their schooling with a running or Head Start.
- Bob Filner
(Keywords: Government, Children, May, Parents, Right, Running)

Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan.
- Bob Filner
(Keywords: Government, Thought, Policy, Years)

Well, you know, I - again, even in the context of BP, I wonder about this government's priorities. The federal government's top priority right now should be the cleanup. And BP certainly has done so many things wrong. They need to be held to account.
- Carly Fiorina
(Keywords: Government, Now, Priorities, Right, Wonder, Wrong)

But ours was intended to be a citizen government. It is what of, by and for the people means. And when our most important issue in California is the creation of jobs, I think it's quite helpful to have someone in the U.S. Senate or in the governor's seat who actually knows where jobs come from.
- Carly Fiorina
(Keywords: Government, People, Creation, Jobs, Senate)

A transitional government is the beginning of a transfer of sovereignty. It's a question of Iraqi security and moving forward with the political process.
- Joschka Fischer
(Keywords: Government, Beginning, Question, Security)

U.S. journalists I don't think are very courageous. They tend to go along with the government's policy domestically and internationally. To question is seen as being unpatriotic, or potentially subversive.
- Robert Fisk
(Keywords: Government, Policy, Being, Question)

Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Government, American, Caution, Honor, Iraq, Mission, Nation, Security, Troops, Will)

Our government shouldn't tell us where to travel and where not to travel.
- Jeff Flake
(Keywords: Government, Travel)

The greatest threat to the security of the people of North Korea comes from the government of North Korea.
- Ari Fleischer
(Keywords: Government, People, Security)

Government cannot do everything, so we need to first decide what government ought to be doing, then figure out what it's capable of doing, and then follow the jobs we choose to completion.
- Ernie Fletcher
(Keywords: Government, Completion, First, Jobs)

State government has too often been used to look out for the insiders and not the citizens. This has insulated poverty from progress, and need from remedy.
- Ernie Fletcher
(Keywords: Government, Progress, Poverty, State)

I cannot allow state government to continue to be consumed by this game of political 'gotcha.'
- Ernie Fletcher
(Keywords: Government, State)

A government of, for and by the people, requires much from the people.
- Ernie Fletcher
(Keywords: Government, People)

The only result of our present system - unless we reverse the drift - must be the gradual extension of the fascist sector and the gradual disappearance of the system of free enterprise under a free representative government.
- John T. Flynn
(Keywords: Government, Present, Result)

Most people in this country believe that the American Communist Party and its dupes are the chief internal enemy of our economic system and our form of government. This is a serious mistake.
- John T. Flynn
(Keywords: Government, Mistake, People, American, Country, Enemy, Party)

Social Security is one of the greatest achievements of the American government, protecting our elderly against poverty and assuring young people of a more secure future.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Government, People, American, Elderly, Future, Poverty, Security)

A government operates and acts differently than a company. So all we want to do is get some transparency here and then determine if the deal should go forward.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Government, Company, Want)

Since the tragedies, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, and most importantly, to share intelligence information among government agencies and departments.
- Randy Forbes
(Keywords: Government, Intelligence, Information, Security, states, United)

We must guard against the overreaching hand of big government trying to take away our freedom. And we must always protect the environment in a manner consistent with our values.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Government, Values, Environment, Freedom, Trying)

There is something fundamentally unfair about a government that takes away so much of people's money, power, and personal control while telling them that life will be better as a result.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Government, Life, Money, Power, People, Control, Result, Will)

The real cure for what ails our health care system today is less government and more freedom.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Government, Health, Care, Cure, Freedom, Today)

The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Home, Government, Attitude, American, Example, Numbers, Parents, Public, Schools)

As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Government, People, Dream, American, Freedom, Loss)

The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Government, Strength, Force, Ideology, Losing)

Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.
- Gerald R. Ford
(Keywords: Government, People, Laws)

There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
- Gerald R. Ford
(Keywords: Family, Government, Mother, Father, Children, Commitment)

Truth is the glue that holds government together.
- Gerald R. Ford
(Keywords: Government, Truth)

Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men.
- Gerald R. Ford
(Keywords: Government, Men, Constitution, Laws)

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
- Gerald R. Ford
(Keywords: Government, Want)

If you are born into a family below the national median income, we provide you with an additional $500, and for every contribution made to a child's account below the national median income, we match it dollar for dollar - the federal government will.
- Harold Ford
(Keywords: Family, Government, Income, Will)

It is not safe in the republican form of government that clannishness should exist either by compulsory or voluntary reason. It is not good for the government and it is not good for the individual.
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Keywords: Government, Reason, Republican)



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