Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.
Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so.
Governments are saying that 5 percent of gasoline must be replaced by ethanol, which is a huge amount. Where is it going to come from?
Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.
Unfortunately for governments like that of Iran, when they forbid something, people become more interested.
The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments, and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail, and to be seen to fail.
We're not going to meddle in the internal life of other peoples and other governments, because we don't want them meddling in ours.
There is something that Governments care for far more than human life, and that is the security of property, and so it is through property that we shall strike the enemy. Be militant each in your own way. I incite this meeting to rebellion.
In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.
When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all.
In this context the British and Irish governments will have to promote a new, imaginative and dynamic alternative in which both governments will share power in the north.
Since the Arab summit in Beirut in 2002, the Arab governments decided to give the Palestinians $600 million a year. That never materialized. The Arabs made promises, but never delivered.
I'm a believer in local control, and this allows local governments to decide for themselves if it's worth a try.
Our only power is political embarrassment with governments that are reluctant to cooperate with us.
It's a very loaded term. The actual definition is determined by state governments, who define what taking 'unfair advantage' of a crisis is. Attorneys General monitor these situations closely.
no data or information that would suggest the governments of those three countries support terrorism.
They are finding weak countries that have dictatorial governments, with rich material resources and no infrastructure. They go in. They prop up the dictatorial governments. And they get a big cut of the timber and energy.
Security is especially relevant for government vendors. Governments are saying they'd rather use open-source technology because there aren't any unseen open doors into the system. But it's not only that. Linux offers better performance, more stability, and a lower cost. It's a threat to Microsoft, and there's no turning back.
I don't mind if our government is dislodged. We are willing to sacrifice thousands of such governments for the sanctity of our Prophet (PBUH).
He is terrifying to Middle Eastern elites. He is terrifying to Middle Eastern governments.