We have no control over what the government does.
Government is a great achievement of civilization.
He must keep order, keep the law, that's what the government is there for.
It is unprecedented for so many nations to change their form of government so quickly and peacefully.
Not only are we eliminating historically warlike forms of government, we are replacing them with peaceful ones, namely democracy.
Why were bundles of useless papers from the government offices, and Leppich's balloon and other articles removed?
Chance forms the characters of the rulers of France, who submit to him; chance forms the character of Paul I of Russia who recognizes his government; chance contrives a plot against him which not only fails to harm him but confirms his power.
She rubbed her face and considered ignoring her instinct, wanting to give the high-level government members the benefit of the doubt.
His words are wisdom to those legislators who contemplate no essential reform in the existing government; but for thinkers, and those who legislate for all time, he never once glances at the subject.
People can come together and choose a form of government suitable to them.
"The government pretty much abandoned us," Kelli said, tone hardening.
When we called in a tip, the recipient of our offering was located in a secure government-run facility in Omaha that promised total anonymity.
There will be no peace talks between the PMF and the government now.
Government is the servant of the people, not the master.
If this happens, the government becomes an agent that works against the very ideals it purports to protect.
Though this news was being concealed from the inhabitants, the officials--the heads of the various government departments--knew that Moscow would soon be in the enemy's hands, just as Count Rostopchin himself knew it, and to escape personal responsibility they had all come to the governor to ask how they were to deal with their various departments.
Others say poor nations need to develop free markets in agriculture and strongly discourage government intervention.
The government of the world I live in was not framed, like that of Britain, in after-dinner conversations over the wine.
The government itself, which is only the mode which the people have chosen to execute their will, is equally liable to be abused and perverted before the people can act through it.
That is all the government needs to tax to bring in the $300 per person per year.
Guard dogs trotted forward to sniff him and his men while a doctor in a blue government jumpsuit approached them, eyes pinned to the injured man carried between two others.
The area beyond the gates and inspections was quiet, with men and women dressed in government uniforms touring the compound like it was any other day and not possibly the last day of the world.
Sometimes countries simply nationalize industries, so that an enterprise once owned by a private company, often a foreign-based one, is taken over by the government or "the people."
After the death of Gracchus, a conservative government under Sulla withdrew the subsidy, but shortly afterward, in a period of great unrest, restored it, and two hundred thousand persons stood in line.
Electronic transfers mean the money of a government, business, or individual might be anywhere at any time.
Two interesting government programs are under way in the United States, according to a June 2011 article in The New York Times.
There were bazaars, shops, warehouses, market stalls, granaries--for the most part still stocked with goods-- and there were factories and workshops, palaces and wealthy houses filled with luxuries, hospitals, prisons, government offices, churches, and cathedrals.
It had been addressed to the Peace Command Center—the site where peace had been declared and the new government created after the East-West Civil War—in Colorado.
Sometimes the poor cut out the middleman of government entirely.
How is this need filled without government involvement?
Anyone who loves civilization necessarily appreciates the role of government in protecting liberties.
It is not many moments that I live under a government, even in this world.
Alpatych named others, but they too, according to Dron, had no horses available: some horses were carting for the government, others were too weak, and others had died for want of fodder.
Now that there was no government, she was nothing!
No government is involved in these organizations, which are instead driven by a combination of religious and civic motives.
He distrusted government and said 'that government governs best which governs least.'
Let every man make known what kind of government would command his respect, and that will be one step toward obtaining it.
How does it become a man to behave toward this American government to-day?
She dressed in a comfortable uniform marking her as a civilian member of the government service before hesitating to choose what uniforms to bring: the summer- or winter-weight uniforms.
Tim, his government contact and the highest-ranking individual in the PMF, was already on screen when Brady entered the comms center.
I worry we won't be enough to maintain government ops for much longer.
In other words, civil government steps in to take over roles traditionally provided by private charity only when charities no longer provide the service.
For these reasons and a hundred more, government should be the smallest unit that is economically and politically viable.
I realize in these pages I must seem very distrustful of government, but it is not really true.
If he knew something was about to happen, then others within the government did as well.
You could finance the entire government and its (hopefully) noble agenda, by this method alone.
Barely a decade earlier, Cleveland, also a Democrat, had said essentially, "Look, the government shouldn't be helping the poor Texans; that's the role of charity."
The government operating in its correct role is instrumental to civilization.
Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe,--"That government is best which governs not at all"; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have.
Is the government involved, or backing her in some way?
Now let's look at the role of government, both philosophically and historically, which also changes over time.
In fact, we don't simply buy more government, but we give it a disproportionate amount of our increased income.
After all, that's the government taking more than half of what you make.
Rarely in history has a government wrested away a functioning, privately funded solution in favor of a government entitlement.
Free and peaceful societies function best when government is transparent and open.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
Looking around, she realized her life was filled with nothing but government-issued clothing and a cheap, worn bedspread.
All of this means examples of atrocities by the government or by the mob are increasingly likely to be documented and publicized.
As a government grows in size, even if the growth is in social programs, it inevitably grows in its intrusion on civil liberty.
What would then have become of the activity of all those who opposed the tendency that then prevailed in the government--an activity that in the opinion of the historians was good and beneficent?
Lana, you know enough about the PMF to know they're the only force—perhaps in the world—with the ability to survive the government tearing itself apart.
Brady glanced up at Elise's hard tone, sensing she'd not yet absorbed the fact the government she served had splintered.
After this came the Great Depression, which so overwhelmed the social support structures that Americans turned to the government for help and have never turned back.
I mention FactCheck and Snopes as two examples of the many enterprises on the Internet that subject every government utterance to scrutiny in something approximating real time.
Having said all of that, government should certainly be watched with a suspicious eye, for it could conceivably delay or derail our ascent to the next golden age.
But it is the fault of the government itself that the remedy is worse than the evil.
When I meet a government which says to me, "Your money or your life," why should I be in haste to give it my money?
As national income increases in a given country, the size of government as a portion of gross national product (GNP) rises and the range of services people expect the government to offer rises.
It seems that we can afford to spend more on government as income rises.
Still others argue for a system of government price supports, incentives, and subsidies, as is found in the United States and Europe.
In the United States, you could do it via the tax code, with government only acting as an income redistribution agent but not as a food distributor.
I heartily accept the motto,--"That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically.
Members of the elite federal government and military personnel darted between greencars and buildings, the buzz of radios and shouts adding to the compound's chaos.
The government is splintering, Lana, he continued.
He stood ramrod straight—a movie star, not a government employee.
He writes how in Europe when there is a problem, people turn to the government to solve it, but in America, they form what he calls "voluntary associations"—what we might term charities and nonprofits.
In that case, they have to compete with rich, high-tech, government-subsidized industries.
Government buildings were converted into silos to hold the abundance, as other countries in the region placed orders for massive amounts of these seeds.
To elevate food to the status of a human right does not require government to administer it—far from it.
The idea that a person can be a political prisoner, jailed for his beliefs about government, politics, or politicians, is ancient but happily fading.
In the end, the federal government had to change its approach and send another question to the Supreme Court.
It was government's proposal to introduce a formalized resettlement program.
Although there was cultural opposition in India to Borlaug's methods and seeds, the famine was so bad by 1965 that the government stepped in and urged the project forward.
The way to end war is not to set up some big world government or eliminate nation-states, which will always retain the right to take unilateral military action to defend themselves.
Accountability must be at as low a level as possible, so that if government officials mess up, they answer to constituents in their locality.
Faceless government in a distant land is no one's idea of paradise.
If you made a product the military could use, government contracts came a-flowin'.
This is not to say that businesses are so materialistic they will favor a war to get a government contract.
You would argue that no other widget on the market can beat the C2000, no nation can ever gain widget superiority if the government just buys the C2000—and so they do.
Monarchies—the most prevalent form of government in human history—are disproportionately warlike for a number of reasons.
Witness the present Mexican war, the work of comparatively a few individuals using the standing government as their tool; for, in the outset, the people would not have consented to this measure.
I do not hesitate to say, that those who call themselves Abolitionists should at once effectually withdraw their support, both in person and property, from the government of Massachusetts, and not wait till they constitute a majority of one, before they suffer the right to prevail through them.
The prince, who generally kept very strictly to social distinctions and rarely admitted even important government officials to his table, had unexpectedly selected Michael Ivanovich (who always went into a corner to blow his nose on his checked handkerchief) to illustrate the theory that all men are equals, and had more than once impressed on his daughter that Michael Ivanovich was "not a whit worse than you or I."
But instead of all that--here he was, the wealthy husband of an unfaithful wife, a retired gentleman-in-waiting, fond of eating and drinking and, as he unbuttoned his waistcoat, of abusing the government a bit, a member of the Moscow English Club, and a universal favorite in Moscow society.
Alpatych went to the shops, to government offices, to the post office, and to the Governor's.
These are the measures the government has adopted to re- establish order and relieve your condition.
Denisov, dissatisfied with the government on account of his own disappointments in the service, heard with pleasure of the things done in Petersburg which seemed to him stupid, and made forcible and sharp comments on what Pierre told them.
The questions put by these two kept the conversation from changing its ordinary character of gossip about the higher government circles.
Everything is strained to such a degree that it will certainly break, said Pierre (as those who examine the actions of any government have always said since governments began).
Not merely is it not hostile to government, but it is a society of true conservatives--a society of gentlemen in the full meaning of that word.
But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: 'You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government- -be it what it may--I know it is my duty to obey the government.
If an incident occurred, why was no one else in the government service housing community awake?
The government has been divided since the war, but it didn't seem possible that this could happen.
Government will splinter once the attacks occur.
She was trained to assess, protect, repair, and sustain government systems through any kind of crisis.
And, the government chose to pursue the PMF rather than risk another civil war by going after people with a lot of influence and money.
The PMF was the only party standing while the government tore itself apart.
After the War, the government created seven protected sites around the world with only one person at the site knowing what was there and security measures that were beyond anything the Peak had.
I told Tim I was done with government service.
This is one of the few areas in which government taxation actually leads to a more efficient outcome.
People broadly agree that government should do at least this much.
They would say, If government is obligated to protect its citizens from a foreign invader, then it is obligated to protect them from a criminal.
In other words, the government taxes and spends about $300 per person per year.
We use democracy as a method of selecting representatives.
Why do I say world government is not a good idea and nation-states are?
The government must reflect the different values these groups have.
O'Neill observed that scrutiny of government had become so intense that officials never could have gotten away with that—and he was writing in the late 1980s.
Now, instead of just intellectually engaging with the news, we feel the government brutality, we experience the war, we are electrified by the demonstrations, and we are horrified at the suffering.
Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient.
But a government in which the majority rule in all cases cannot be based on justice, even as far as men understand it.
I cannot for an instant recognize that political organization as my government which is the slave's government also.
Men generally, under such a government as this, think that they ought to wait until they have persuaded the majority to alter them.
That's what the government is for.
If the government offices were removed, this was only done on the demand of officials to whom the count yielded reluctantly.
They abused the police and bribed them, made out estimates at ten times their value for government stores that had perished in the fire, and demanded relief.
And to avoid being imprisoned for the remainder, as the creditors threatened, he re-entered the government service.
The government is crippled.
He sponsored my entrance into government service.
Practically speaking, governments often act as if their first duty is to protect the government, not the people.
I left my ID at the Peak and disabled my government implant.
I agree with Dan—someone in the government wants to start another civil war.
The Horsemen was the tongue in cheek name given to the government program that placed a series of devices across the world, both in enemy and friendly countries.
You needed access to everything the government had.
Aid workers accuse the government of mistreating refugees as part of an effort to get them to resettle in camps in Albania.
Auril's main focus is to lobby government and industry leaders on university/industry research.
I need a listing of the government departments.
The British government, which is believed to know the extent of the arms importation, has refused to release its official figures.
The campaign has written to the local mayor urging the government to implement the program on time.
Today I would like to highlight how a conservative government will support farmers.
We receive more than half of our central funding from the federal government, the rest coming from local county taxes.
But it is not the less necessary for this; for the people must have some complicated machinery or other, and hear its din, to satisfy that idea of government which they have.
The society need not be secret if the government allows it.
It is part of government's commitment to support families.
It was a government business agency.
The Iraqi forces continue to exercise their legitimate right to self-defense and the Iraqi government justly points the finger at the aggressor.
Government clerks set up their baize- covered tables and their pigeonholes of documents in small rooms.
This sort of thing is usually done via the witness protection program but I once heard of a situation where fake papers were assembled independent of any government agency.
We could always go back to throw away phones but even those were suspect when our pursuer was a high level government agency.
Even the government questioned us.
This is all a new fishing hole and that's all these government guys are doing.
They were headed to Tennessee but we heard something bad happened, split the government at the top level.
Although this "much-abused prelate," as Lecky calls him, was a firm supporter of the English government in Ireland, he was far from being a man of tyrannical or intolerant disposition.
The Napoleonic government and army are destroyed.
If the Federal Government is continuing to dog us, they are doing so clandestinely, as we've heard nothing of their activities.
If Howie wants to continue, let him do it under the some government program.
The government agents who dogged him have given up chase for the so called tipster so he is free to finally enjoy his retirement.
Fred asked, surprising the government agent.
Other than cataclysm, asymmetrical attack, or government gone wild, we have little to worry about.
Winston explained that Arthur had recently contacted the government about supplying information on his Philadelphia clients because, he claimed, he was beginning to get nervous.
No, not without the help of his friendly government agent.
It's not easy with these guys; they're a level of government all to themselves.
We have already mentioned the final conception in which Lotze's speculation culminates, that of a personal Deity, Himself the essence of all that merits existence for its own sake, who in the creation and government of a world has voluntarily chosen certain laws and forms through which His ends are to be realized.
This was no normal government compound, he realized.
The government was inclined to believe the nervousness was due to Arthur's need for a lot of money in a hurry.
Why would the United States government help Jeffrey Byrne?
The balance goes in a slush fund—to fix windshields of government cars that get smashed by trashcans—stuff like that.
The grand coalition government of the center right and center left in Germany is pushing through retirement at 67.
It was city government's intention that developers should meet the total costs of major developments.
The duke of Dorset's reappointment to the lord-lieutenancy in 1751, with his son Lord George Sackville as secretary of state for Ireland, strengthened the primate's position and enabled him to triumph over the popular party on the constitutional question as to the right of the Irish House of Commons to dispose of surplus Irish revenue, which the government maintained was the property of the Crown.