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For success of any mission, it is necessary to have creative leadership. Creative leadership is vital for government, non-governmental organisations as well as for industries.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Earth Perish

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

- Abraham Lincoln

Another Man

No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.

- Abraham Lincoln

Grow Country

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.

- Abraham Lincoln

Reason Records

After you pay your E-ZPass bill, there is no reason for the government to keep records of your travel.

- Adam Cohen


Voting in presidential and congressional elections is a national right - and the national government should protect it.

- Adam Cohen

Principle Built

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.

- Adrian Cronauer

Politics Iraq

Sectarian politics gets votes in Iraq. But sectarian government fails in Iraq.

- Ahmed Chalabi

Sell Neutrality

Let's not let the government sell us out. Let's fight for net neutrality.

- Al Franken


Net neutrality isn't a government takeover of the Internet, as many of my Republican colleagues have alleged.

- Al Franken

Law Very

A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.

- Al Gore


We need an amendment that gives us the right to vote protected by the federal government and the Constitution.

- Al Sharpton


Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.

- Alan Dershowitz


We're a democratic society. Shutting down the government should not be on the agenda.

- Alan Greenspan

Products Fair

I hear from the business community all the time that what they need is an educated work force. They need an infrastructure that can make people and products. You need to cultivate an environment that they can imagine living in and being in, having employees be in. And a fair tax structure. And a responsive government.

- Allyson Schwartz

Think I Think

I think serving your government is the greatest thing in the world.

- Alphonso Jackson


Representative government demands an ongoing conversation between legislators and constituents.

- Alan Siegel

Common Plain

Our government should speak a common language with the American people - plain English.

- Alan Siegel

New Trade

In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.

- Albert Bushnell Hart

More Conscience

By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.

- Albert Camus

Disease Mankind

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.

- Albert Einstein

Which Enforced

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.

- Albert Einstein

Country Compete

Then I received support from the Government to compete for my country, and to represent Cuba in competition.

- Alberto Juantorena

Desire Tyranny

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.

- Alexander Hamilton

Strong Even

Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.

- Alexander Hamilton

Best Contest

For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.

- Alexander Pope

Work Tired

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.

- Alexander Woollcott


A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

May Constitute

God leaves to Man the choice of Forms in Government; and those who constitute one Form, may abrogate it.

- Algernon Sidney

Which Provides

That is the best Government, which best provides for war.

- Algernon Sidney

Chance Critics

No government intent on persecuting its critics will want to leave the outcome of a trial to chance.

- Amal Clooney

Autocracy Below

Autocracy is a government of the few from above; Bolshevism is a government of the few from below.

- Ameen Rihani


A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Security Over

There are over 100 entities in the federal government that have something to do with homeland security.

- Andrew Card

Too Cries

Too often government responds to the whispers of lobbyists before the cries of the people.

- Andrew Cuomo

Politics Me

I'm in politics. I'm in government, so nothing surprises me.

- Andrew Cuomo

I Am Am

I am the government.

- Andrew Cuomo

Powerful Too

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

- Andrew Jackson

Exist Necessary

There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.

- Andrew Jackson

Power People

The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.

- Andrew Jackson

Goal Strive

The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people.

- Andrew Johnson

Going Come

You don't come into government thinking it is going to be easy.

- Andrew Lansley

Trust Legacy

As a Coalition Government, we inherited a legacy of lack of trust and confidence in political system.

- Andrew Lansley

May Otherwise

The failure of Lehman may have allowed the government to do more to prop up the economy than it otherwise could.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

How Keeping

The government is keeping detailed records on how many Americans have carports. How many Americans have mold in their bathroom.

- Ann Coulter

Taxes Creditors

We owe the government taxes. We owe our creditors interest. What do these powers owe us?

- Anna Deavere Smith

Either Form

Now one of two things is true: Either a republic is a desirable form of government, or else it is not.

- Anna Howard Shaw

See Massive

There's massive government initiatives going around the world, and you see that there's a real enthusiasm for genetics.

- Anne Wojcicki


Short-term thinking is the greatest enemy of good government.

- Anthony Albanese

Propaganda TV

At Grozny TV, the line between journalism and government propaganda is traversed as often as a Manhattan crosswalk.

- Anthony Marra

Diversity Want

We want diversity in the cabinet. We want diversity reflected throughout the government.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Chinese Yuan

The Chinese government does not like people betting against the yuan.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Never Wanted

I never knew a government yet that wanted to do anything.

- Anthony Trollope

Security Korea

The greatest threat to the security of the people of North Korea comes from the government of North Korea.

- Ari Fleischer

Purpose Protect

The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens.

- Arlen Specter

High Public

People in government and public life are being kicked around at a high rate of speed.

- Arlen Specter

Public Highest

Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Trust Reform

To restore the trust of the people, we must reform the way the government operates.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger


We as a government are entitled to be criticised.

- Arun Jaitley

Television Were

There were no tourists. Beer was illegal. There was only government television and no television on Thursdays or in the summer.

- Aslaug Magnusdottir

How Hundred

How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?

- Charles de Gaulle


There are three species of government: republican, monarchical, and despotic.

- Charles de Secondat

Always Begins

The deterioration of a government begins almost always by the decay of its principles.

- Charles de Secondat

Social Unit

The family was not only the social unit, but also the unit of government.

- Charles Eastman

Lesson Begins

The first lesson in civics is that efficient government begins at home.

- Charles Evans Hughes


From the beginning of time, business has cozied up to government and gotten restrictions on competition and subsidies and stuff.

- Charles Koch

Freedom Press

Without freedom of the press, there can be no representative government.

- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Everybody Cease

When will government cease being a nuisance to everybody?

- Charles Olson

Task Most

Government is inherently incompetent, and no matter what task it is assigned, it will do it in the most expensive and inefficient way possible.

- Charley Reese

Over Other

No one branch of the U.S. government should have supremacy over the other two.

- Chellie Pingree

Born Officials

I was not born into a rich family or a family of government officials.

- Chen Guangbiao

Important Big

Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians.

- Chester Bowles

Other Treated

I only ask of the government to be treated as all other men are treated.

- Chief Joseph

Conduct Other

Today we must make a pact with each other to end this reckless conduct with the people's government.

- Chris Christie


We've got to have a functioning government.

- Chris Gibson

Law Better

There is no better example of the overreach of government than in environmental law.

- Chris Stewart

Trust Longer

The fundamental challenge is that people like me simply do not trust the federal government any longer.

- Chris Stewart

Would Naturally

Naturally our Government would not consent to such terms, and so the war had to proceed.

- Christiaan Rudolf de Wet

Away Take

Americans cherish our liberty and don't want government or corporations to take away our freedoms.

- Christine Pelosi

Speaking Does

We have a government that, generally speaking, does not respond to the people.

- Christopher Reeve

Most Would

Most people would agree that infrastructure is something government should do.

- Chuck Fleischmann

Always Believed

I've always believed in local government.

- Chuck Fleischmann

Guns Against

If the government decides to become a tyrannical government, our guns are to protect us against that.

- Chuck Norris

Good Chance

We need to keep this Labour government, it has a good chance of another term.

- Clare Short

Effective Means

Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.

- Clement Attlee

Media Leaders

National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services.

- Corazon Aquino

Goodwill Unless

No government is safe unless fortified by goodwill.

- Cornelius Nepos

Default No Time

There's no time, place, or purpose of a government shutdown or default.

- Cory Gardner

Lives Less

The way I look at it is this, as Republicans, we look for less government interference in our lives.

- Craig Benson

Talk Is Cheap

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.

- Cullen Hightower

Next Bad

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.

- Cullen Hightower

Problem Helping

I don't have any problem with government helping entrepreneurs and businesses.

- Curt Schilling

Running Might

The American people might have a criminal syndicate running their government.

- Cynthia McKinney

Benefits Itself

Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.

- Dale Dauten

Tried Activist

I've tried to lead a progressive, activist government.

- Dalton McGuinty


It's time to acknowledge that more government and higher taxes is not the answer to our problem.

- Dan Coats

Encourage Come

We encourage whistleblowers to come forward in instances where the government is a victim.

- Dana Boente

Decisions Leave

I leave it up to the government to make good decisions for Americans.

- Danica Patrick

Happen Funding

The Spiral Gallery may happen, too. It is not dependent on government funding.

- Daniel Libeskind

People Made

The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.

- Daniel Webster