A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.
I personally believe that any country that has a nuclear program should conform to international regulations and should have international regulatory bodies that check to make sure that any nuclear program moves in the right direction.
King Abdullah II
If you have a government that is elected, they need to do the hard work - because if they don't, they won't be around the next time the ballot box is open.
King Abdullah II
The problem with leaderless uprisings taking over is that you don't always know what you get at the other end. If you are not careful you could replace a bad government with one much worse!
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
A government of laws, and not of men.
The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries.
While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
John Quincy Adams