Government Related Quotes



“I want to extend on behalf of the Chinese government and the Chinese people our deepest sympathy to the American government and people for the human loss and property loss inflicted by Hurricane Katrina,”

Hu Jintao


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Self-government can succeed only through an instructed electorate.

Herbert Hoover


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“Freedom is when the people can speak, democracy is when the government listens.”

Alastair Farrugia


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“By providing a direct line of communication for government biologists and scientists to access the specialists at Defenders, we hope to work more closely with federal government employees to address the challenges they face in ensuring the use of the best available science in wildlife management decisions.”

Jamie Rappaport Clark


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“There is no government policy of subcontracting torture, as has been alleged, ... Some of these issues are going to be examined. When people make allegations like this, of course we're concerned.”

Alex Swann


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“There is a direct link between the federal tax cut of 2001 and state tax increases in 2003. When the federal government's mistakes force states to raise their taxes, it not only robs Peter to pay Paul, but it hurts hard-working families and it undermines our economy's strength.”

Senator John Kerry


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“It is certainly not unrealistic to think we could have elections by mid-year 2004 and when a sovereign government is installed -- my job here will be done.”

Paul Bremer


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“It is extremely important for the government to take urgent measures to instruct its armed forces to cease acts of violence against civilians and the LTTE.”

Anton Balasingham


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“We want elections, but first we need good food. Even with a new government, will they do anything to help us?”

Richard Vuadi


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“These detainees are being held solely for their political beliefs. If the Ethiopian government wants them on trial, it should at least be a fair trial. This will be a test of the independence of the Ethiopian judiciary.”

Curt Goering


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