Quotes tagged with 'government'
If voting made any difference, they wouldn’t let us do it.
Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.
An evil enemy will burn his own nation to the ground... to rule over its ashes.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He who is unfit to serve his fellow citizens wants to rule them.
—Ludwig Von Mises
True terror is to wake up one day and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Freedom and Property Rights are inseparable. You can’t have one without the other.
A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right, and evil doesn’t become good, just because it’s accepted by a majority.
—Booker T. Washington
If you have to be persuaded reminded pressured, lied to, coerced bullied, socially shamed, guilt-tripped, threatened, punished and criminalized; If all of this is considered necessary to gain your compliance-you can be absolutely certain that what is being promoted is not in your best interest.
Those cheering the suppression of people with whom they disagree might remember the pendulum always swings. Be careful what you wish for. It’s often what you also deserve.
—James Wood / Actor