A Conservative government is an organised hypocrisy.
A survey says that American workers work the first three hours every day just to pay their taxes. So that’s why we can’t get anything done in the morning: We’re government workers.
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
A civil servant is sometimes like a broken cannon — it won’t work and you can’t fire it.
No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation.
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Let the people think they govern, and they will be governed.
Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.