"Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principles."
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"The less government we have the better."
"Truth is the glue that holds government together."
"An educated people can be easily governed."
"The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem."
"Governments never learn. Only people learn."
"To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm seat."
"It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right."
"The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves."
"A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away."
"Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government."
"All good government must begin at home."
"Well, fancy giving money to the Government! Might as well have put it down the drain."
"The government is best which makes itself unnecessary."
"Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few."
"There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses."
"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government."
"I have no ambition to govern men. It is a painful and thankless office"
"That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part."
"A man without a vote is man without protection."
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