Quotes tagged with 'government'

I don’t want to live in a world where everything that I say, everything I do, everyone I talk to, every expression of creativity or love or friendship is recorded.
—Edward Snowden government life
Your rights matter, because you never know when you're going to need them
—Edward Snowden freedom government
War is a place where young people who don't know each other and don't hate each other kill each other, by the decision of old people who know each other and hate each other, but don't kill each other.
—Unknown Soldier / Definition of War government war
We know they are lying, they know they are lying, they know we know they are lying, we know they know we know they are lying, but they are still lying.
—Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn government
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.
—Thomas Sowell government
What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don’t like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don’t expect freedom to survive very long.
—Thomas Sowell government
Kill one person it’s called murder; kill 100,000 and it’s called foreign policy.
—Popular Bumper Sticker government
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
—Jonathan Swift government
The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.
—Margaret Thatcher economics government
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.
—Henry David Thoreau government