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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.
~ James Reston - [Government]

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Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
~ Will Rogers - [Government]

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Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley - [Government]

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Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient. The objections which have been brought against a standing army, and they are many and weighty, and deserve to prevail, may also at last be brought against a standing government.
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Government]

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I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan.
~ Jean Rostand - [Government]

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I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
~ Will Rogers - [Government]

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In our consumer confidence surveys, we ask people whether they think government economic policy is good, fair, or poor. Increasingly, the answer we get is just plain laughter.
~ Jay Schmiedeskamp - [Government]

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It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt - [Government]

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Men are not governed by justice, but by law or persuasion. When they refuse to be governed by law or persuasion, they have to be governed by force or fraud, or both.
~ George Bernard Shaw - [Government]

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No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government.
~ Socrates - [Government]

 

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