Government at its best is a necessary evil, and at its worst, an intolerant one.
~ Thomas Paine
A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
~ P. J. O’Rourke
The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it’s so rare.
~ Daniel Patrick Moynihan
important issues affecting the life of an individual are decided by
somebody else, it makes no difference to the individual whether that
somebody else is a king, a dictator, or society at large.
~ James Taggart