25 Bad Government Quotes On Success In Life

These bad government quotes will inspire you. Bad governance is a relationship between those who govern and those who are governed as a consequence of decision-making.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging bad government quotes, bad government sayings, and bad government proverbs.

Best Bad Government Quotes

  1. “The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments.” ~ Ludwig von Mises
  2. “The most perilous moment for a bad government is when it seeks to mend its ways. Only consummate statecraft can enable a king to save his throne when, after a long spell of oppression, he sets out to improve the lot of his subjects.” ~ Alexis de Tocqueville
  3. “Most of the poverty and misery in the world is due to bad government, lack of democracy, weak states, internal strife, and so on.” ~ George Soros
  4. “The root cause of poverty is social injustice and the bad government that abets it” ~ Colin Powell
  5. “It is bad governments, not bad people, who cause revolutions.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  6. “Life under a good government is rarely dramatic; life under a bad government is always so.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  7. “Once Confucius was walking on the mountains and he came across a woman weeping by a grave. He asked the woman what here sorrow was, and she replied, We are a family of hunters. My father was eaten by a tiger. My husband was bitten by a tiger and died. And now my only son! Why don’t you move down and live in the valley? Why do you continue to live up here? asked Confucius. And the woman replied, But sir, there are no tax collectors here! Confucius added to his disciples, You see, a bad government is more to be feared than tigers.” ~ Lin Yutang
  8. “It is wrong to ask who will rule. The ability to vote a bad government out of office is enough. That is democracy.” ~ Karl Popper
  9. “The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform.” ~ Alexis de Tocqueville

  10. “To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government and the sure and gradual deterioration of the public morals.” ~ Mark Twain
  11. “To say that a bad government must be established for fear of anarchy is really saying that we should kill ourselves for fear of dying.” ~ Richard Henry Lee
  12. “Good government is known from bad government by this infallible test: that under the former the labouring people are well fed and well clothed, and under the latter, they are badly fed and badly clothed.” ~ William Cobbett
  13. “Americans are hard working, innovative, proud people who want bad government policies and high taxes to get out of the way so they can take care of their families and pursue their dreams.” ~ Tim Walberg
  14. “In rivers and bad governments the lightest things swim at top.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  15. “The problem with leaderless uprisings taking over is that you don’t always know what you get at the other end. If you are not careful you could replace a bad government with one much worse!” ~ Chinua Achebe
  16. “It is the aim of good government to stimulate production, of bad government to encourage consumption.” ~ Jean-Baptiste Say
  17. “The first task of the doctor is … political: the struggle against disease must begin with a war against bad government.” Man will be totally and definitively cured only if he is first liberated.” ~ Michel Foucault
  18. “Bad government is the natural product of rule by those who believe government is bad.” ~ Thomas Frank

  19. “A man who doesn’t detest a bad government is a fool. And if there were such a thing as a good government on earth, it would be a great joy to serve it.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  20. “A government which is not liked by the artists is certainly a bad government, because artist sees very well what is behind the masks!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  21. “A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  22. “The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.” ~ Milton Friedman

  23. “Government, in the last analysis, is organized opinion. Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government.” ~ William Lyon Mackenzie King
  24. “A people can prosper under a very bad government and suffer under a very good one, if in the first case the local administration is effective and in the second it is inefficient.” ~ Annie Besant
  25. “The regime which is destroyed by a revolution is almost always an improvement on its immediate predecessor, and experience teaches that the most critical moment for bad governments is the one which witnesses their first steps toward reform.” ~ Alexis de Tocqueville

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