Top 10 Government Quotes

Top 10 Government Quotes

Government is the system or group governing an organized community, typically a state. It includes institutions and officials responsible for creating and enforcing laws, policies, and regulations. Its main functions are maintaining order, providing public services, ensuring national security, protecting citizens' rights, and managing the economy. Governments can take various forms, such as democracies, autocracies, and oligarchies, and operate at local, regional, and national levels. Authority and legitimacy are crucial, often derived from legal frameworks, constitutions, or the consent of the governed. Overall, government organizes and manages the affairs of a community or nation.

Top 10 Government Quotes

1. "The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government."
— Thomas Jefferson

2. "Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth."
— Abraham Lincoln

3. "Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time."
— Winston Churchill

4. "If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary."
— James Madison

5. "The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help."
— Ronald Reagan

6. "Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people."
— John Adams

7. "If people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists—to protect them and to promote their common welfare—all else is lost."
— Barack Obama

8. "A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."
— Laozi (Lao Tzu)

9. "That government is best which governs least."
— Henry David Thoreau

10. "The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men."
— Plato

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