government quotes - 10 of
Shall one who hates justice govern?
Just as poor families have dutiful children, so too there are loyal ministers in troubled times.
Just as there are not two suns in the sky, so a country cannot have two kings.
Those who work their minds rule; those who work with their backs are ruled.
For ordinary people, food is heaven.
Tyranny is fiercer than a tiger.
Public business should be conducted publicly.
The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern me; your son governs you.
The reins of government have been so long slackened, that I fear the people will not quietly submit to those restraints which are
A government of laws, and not of men.
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2013 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.