government Quotes

Everything people do that doesn't work has to be somebody else's fault. Next time you know, geezers'll be suing the government for getting old and kids'll be taking their mommies to court because they came out ugly.
 
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— Lionel Shriver
Co-operation between governments still plays an important role and will remain indispensable.
 
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— Lionel Jospin
We must lead in a different way... We must have an active president, who gives strong direction and works with the government for its implementation.
 
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— Lionel Jospin
I don't believe less in American government because of a bad politician. I don't believe less in the Catholic Church because of a criminal priest but I wish we were doing more - and had done more in the past especially - to do something about these things. It doesn't harm my faith but it gets me just mad that these things have existed.
 
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— Lino Rulli
I'm a Verizon customer. I don't mind Verizon turning over records to the government if the government is going to make sure that they try to match up a known terrorist phone with somebody in the United States. I don't think you're talking to the terrorists. I know you're not. I know I'm not. So we don't have anything to worry about.
 
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— Lindsey Graham
Our government has a responsibility to defend our borders, but we must do so in a way that makes us safer and upholds all that is decent and exceptional about our nation.
 
— Lindsey Graham
The ultimate check against government tyranny is an informed electorate who will elect people who believe in limited government. I don't want to embrace the idea we want people to take to the streets with guns. I want people to go to the voting booth and check an out of control government by electing conservatives.
 
— Lindsey Graham
Iran is part of the problem, not the solution. And the Russian government is ignoring reality.
 
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— Lindsey Graham
The healthcare bill not only is a monstrosity in terms of growing the government and cutting out the private sector, the way it was passed was sleazy. Every old Washington trick was used to pass the healthcare bill.
 
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— Lindsey Graham
I think as people find out about my foreign policy, what they're going to find out is that I'm right in the mainstream of the Republican Party. I believe the number one priority of the federal government is national defense.
 
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— Lindsey Graham
Every state and the federal government have laws that protect people from acts of violence, and those laws should be enforced. What I want to see in America is that if you hurt a human being and you bring pain in their life, that's all we need to know. If you did it illegally, you should be prosecuted.
 
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— Lindsey Graham
We can talk about corporations all day long but my goal is to help the middle class, somebody who makes too much to be on government assistance but still lives paycheck to paycheck.
 
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— Lindsey Graham
I had a 20-year, stellar government career.
 
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— Linda Tripp
My government career is over.
 
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— Linda Tripp
The government has to spend money during a recession, because their spending is our earning.
 
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— Linda Ronstadt
The basic issue is whether the financial elite or the government on behalf of the people should have the profit from creating money.
 
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— Linda McQuaig
Even before winning its majority, Harper's Republican-styl e Conservative party - well to the right Canada's traditional Progressive Conservative Party - managed to win minority governments with less than 40 per cent of the popular vote.
 
— Linda McQuaig
Before a community can prosper, the people must believe in their leaders. They must know that at the core of every decision is careful planning, hard work, and unbending integrity rather than partisanship or self-gain. They must trust that the awesome power of government is not being abused.
 
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— Linda Lingle
Good schools, good jobs, good government. These are not unreasonable demands. But sadly, some of our people have already lost heart and have left Hawaii to look for these things elsewhere.
 
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— Linda Lingle
'These boat people,' says the government of Hong Kong, 'they all want to go to America.' Well, I swear I don't know why, do you? I mean, take Vietnam. Why would any Vietnamese come to America after what American did to Vietnam? Don't they remember My Lai, napalm, Sylvester Stallone?
 
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— Linda Ellerbee
Journalists are supposed to be skeptical, that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line, whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats.
 
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— Linda Chavez
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
 
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— Linda Chavez
Revolt is not reform, and one revolutionary administration is not good government.
 
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— Lincoln Steffens
If we would vote in mass on the more promising ticket, or, if the two are equally bad, would throw out the party that is in, and wait till the next election and then throw out the other party that is in - then, I say, the commercial politician would feel a demand for good government and he would supply it.
 
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— Lincoln Steffens
The Soviet government sprouted and grew out of the habits, the psychology, and the condition of the Russian people. It fitted them. They understand it.
 
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— Lincoln Steffens
I hunted far enough to suspect that the Fathers of the Republic who wrote our Sacred Constitution of the United States not only did not, but did not want to, establish a democratic government.
 
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— Lincoln Steffens
Certainly the Republican Party changed and I never changed, as I became an independent my values never changed whether it's on fiscal responsibility, environment or using government tools to help the less fortunate.
 
— Lincoln Chafee
Now to avoid any collision of armed forces, and perhaps the loss of life, I do this under protest and impelled by said force yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representatives and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the Constitutional Sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands.
 
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— Lili?uokalani
Civil society has not lost the possibility to influence the government and force them to change their policy. That is why we believe in your voice and your help.
 
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— Lidia Yusupova
If you are going to stick to the truth then you need to keep your distance from the Chinese government and indeed to any form of politics, including the politics of democratic countries.
 
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— Liao Yiwu
I am a strong believer in grass roots communities, but I also believe government resources, when available, should be equally available to all people.
 
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— Liane Holliday Willey
I believe the test of government is the contentment of the people.
 
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— Lian Hearn
I'm a very good friend of Stephen Crabb, I had great fun campaigning with Boris Johnson on the winning side, I have great experience working with Theresa May in government on national security. I respect all of them and I hope that's very much the tone.
 
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— Liam Fox
New Labour was the most short-sighted, self-serving, incompetent, useless, and ineffective government that Britain has ever known.
 
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— Liam Fox
Accidents have already become an important factor restricting the development of a harmonious economy and society, and have attracted the strong attention of the Chinese government and society
 
— Li Yizhong
Reforming is about curbing government power. It is a self-imposed revolution; it will require real sacrifice, and it will be painful.
 
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— Li Keqiang
The Chinese government knows that what I am teaching is good and that I am teaching people to have high moral values.
 
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— Li Hongzhi
In China, I helped introduce UNEP's campaign to reduce food waste on World Environment Day. The government took notice of food waste issues and now, when you over-order in a restaurant, you are encouraged to downsize. This is where people can really impact policy and vice versa!
 
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— Li Bingbing
In China, I lived in a dormitory, and the government paid for everything - food, buses. In Iowa, I had to run after the bus, and cook for myself. The first weeks in the U.S., I was asking, Where is my food?
 
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— Li Ang
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
 
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— Lewis Mumford