Quotes tagged with 'government'
One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three is a Congress.
It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
If there was such a thing as freedom of information then there would be no need to submit a request for it in writing.
One should never believe anything until it’s been officially denied.
—Humphrey Appleby / Yes Minister TV Show
What does censorship reveal? It reveals fear.
People should have privacy. Governments should have transparency.
The truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself.
Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you’re told.
When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.
The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds.