Posts Tagged: government

War and Peace

“The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.” -William Beveridge Advertisements

War and Peace

“The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.” -William Beveridge

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Government held for ransom

“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny” -Thomas Jefferson

Government held for ransom

“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny” -Thomas Jefferson

Proverb for the 21st century

“Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.” -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Proverb for the 21st century

“Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.” -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Our governmnet at work

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it” -Upton Sinclair

Our governmnet at work

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it” -Upton Sinclair

Our delicate reality

“You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn.”

Our delicate reality

“You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn.”

Apathy breeds tyranny

“If the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions.” -Thomas Jefferson

Apathy breeds tyranny

“If the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions.” -Thomas Jefferson