Quotes tagged with 'government'

You can tell you’ve found a really interesting question when no one wants you to answer it.
—Josephus Miller / The Expanse (James S.A. Corey) government life
Voting in a democracy makes you feel powerful, much as playing the lottery makes you feel rich.
—Mencius Moldbug government
And once you are awake, you shal remain awake eternally.
—Frederick Nietsche government
I don’t want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.
—Grover Norquist government
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
—P. J. O’Rouke government
You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.
—P. J. O’Rourke government
Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped.
—George Orwell / Nineteen Eighty-Four government
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
—George Orwell / Nineteen Eighty-Four government
Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.
—George Orwell freedom government
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
—George Orwell / Nineteen Eighty-Four government