The government of a country controls its borders and thatís the truth. Hereís presenting a handful of famous quotations and sayings on governments and borders.

Government Quotes

The government of a country cannot really be called a success if the situation at its borders is beyond its control. In fact, it would be safe to say that a government of a country is only as successful as the amount of power it exerts over its borders. It may make no sense, if a government exercises a great degree of internal power, but fails to transport the same power to its borders. Go ahead and read on to uncover quotations and sayings on governments and borders.

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.

- Walt Whitman

In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.

- Ansel Adams

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.

- Donald Trump

The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.

- Jerome K. Jerome

Only one thing is certain: if pot is legalized, it won't be for our benefit but for the authorities. To have it legalized will also be to lose control of it.

- Germaine Greer

The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life, conscious partners in production, secure in their homes and enjoying a decent standard of living, will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion of alien doctrines of government.

- John L. Lewis

The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship are such as these who take the law into their own hands.

- John L. Lewis

Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.

- Herbert Hoover

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.

- Tom Robbins

In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable.

- Tom Robbins

True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.

- Tom Robbins

Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet

- Bill Cosby

In my country we go to prison first and then become President.

- Nelson Mandela

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.

- Bertrand Russell

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.

- Noam Chomsky

The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.

- Noam Chomsky

Democracy passes into despotism.

- Plato

Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.

- Plato

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

- Charles Barkley

I'll probably be punished for hard living.

- Tupac Shakur

I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.

- Charlie Chaplin

Let the Lord judge the criminals.

- Tupac Shakur

An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.

- Voltaire

Clever tyrants are never punished.

- Voltaire

I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself.

- Thomas More

Vote early and vote often.

- Al Capone

Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.

- Andrew Jackson

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

- Andrew Jackson

It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.

- Andrew Jackson

Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men.

- John Calvin

The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.

- Thomas More

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.

- Animal Farm , George Orwell

I just think that all of us in this room should have a voice in how the USA is represented. And he don't allow us our voice, that's all I'm saying.

- Eddie Vedder

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.

- Malcolm X

People say satire is dead. It's not dead; it's alive and living in the White House.

- Robin Williams

A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce, or a tragedy, or perhaps both.

- James Madison

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.

- James Madison

A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.

- Sigmund Freud

A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.

- Sigmund Freud

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