Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.
Grammar, which can govern even Kings.
Our government declared that it is conducting some kind of great reforms. In reality, no real reforms were begun and no one at any point has declared a coherent programme.
There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility.
The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.
When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
I admit I'm being paid well, but it's no more than I deserve. After all, I've been screwed more times than a hooker.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual.
There is all of the difference in the world between paying and being paid.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
Wherever magistrates were appointed from among those who complied with the injunctions of the laws, Socrates considered the government to be an aristocracy.
Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.
I am still against any kind of censorship. It's a subject in my life that has been very important.
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
Many of the critics today get airline tickets, hotel accommodation, bags, beautiful photographs, gifts and other expenses paid by the distributors, and then are supposed to write serious articles about the movie.
The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.