"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 is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.” George Washington
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill
“When governments fear the people there is liberty.
When the people fear the government there is tyranny." - Thomas Jefferson
A government powerful enough to do anything FOR you, is a government powerful enough to do anything TO you
"Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives." - Ronald Reagan