Quotes tagged with 'government'

One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three is a Congress.
—John Adams government
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.
—Samuel Adams freedom government
If there was such a thing as freedom of information then there would be no need to submit a request for it in writing.
—A. Anonymous freedom government
One should never believe anything until it’s been officially denied.
—Humphrey Appleby / Yes Minister TV Show government
What does censorship reveal? It reveals fear.
—Julian Assange government
People should have privacy. Governments should have transparency.
—Julian Assange government privacy
The truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself.
—Saint Augustine government
Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you’re told.
—David Barry government
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.
—Frédéric Bastiat government
The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds.
—Isaiah Berlin government