Government quotes

166 government quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “- Bill McCabe: Look Dennis, the difference between dad and me is that I just fuck with the law; he fucked with the government.
    - Dennis McCabe: The law and the government are the same thing.
    - Bill McCabe: No, it isn't. Government doesn't have to obey the law.”

    Robert John Burke - Bill McCabe
    Bill Sage - Dennis McCabe
    [Tag:government, law]
  • “The policies of our government are not very popular in this country. And the police force in this city is overrun with blacks. They have badges and guns and they hate us. Our consulate staff, particularly myself, will always be victims of their harassment.”
    Joss Ackland - Arjen Rudd
    [Tag:america, government, racism]
  • “Governments come and go. Bureaucracies remain the same.”
    Kurtwood Smith - Elliot Jaffe
    [Tag:bureaucracy, changing, government]
  • “- Alexander Bullock: I don't mind giving the government 60% of what I make. But I can't do it when my family spends 50%!
    - Irene Bullock: Why should the government get more money than your own family?”

    Eugene Pallette - Alexander Bullock
    Carole Lombard - Irene Bullock
    [Tag:family, government, money]
  • “- Aristos: There is a problem, Clement. The Council for Central American States has just concluded its meetings in Costa Rica.
    - Claire: Hypocrites. Every government represented condems my brother publicly and then welcomes him privately.
    - Aristos: They have called for another meeting and study of human rights violations.
    - Molloch: Human...” (continue)
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    Enrique Lucero - Aristos
    Antoinette Bower - Claire
    Joseph Maher - Molloch
    [Tag:government, human rights]
  • Parents always lie to their children, to prepare them for the way they'll be treated later by the government.”
    Jean-Hugues Anglade - Sebastien
    [Tag:government, lies, parents]
  • We're gonna make the word "government" poison to them if it's the last thing we do.
    Robert Armstrong - Jeff McCord
    [Tag:determination, government]
  • “American voters want their leaders to be dumber than they are. They figure they'll do less harm that way.”
    Sam Waterston - Jack Edwards
    [Tag:americans, government, stupidity]
  • ATF - what does that stand for? "Alcohol, Tobacco and Fuck-ups?".
    Charles S. Dutton - Ford
    [Tag:government, law enforcement]
  • “I'm very sorry the government taxes their tips, that's fucked up. That ain't my fault. It would seem to me that waitresses are one of the many groups the government fucks in the ass on a regular basis. Look, if you ask me to sign something that says the government shouldn't do that, I'll sign it, put it to a vote, I'll vote for it, but what I...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Steve Buscemi - Mr. Pink
    [Tag:government, taxes]
  • “That's a pretty badstate for a state to be in. Instead of government we had a stage. Instead of ideas, a prima donna's rage! Instead of help, we were given a crowd. She didn't say much but she said it loud.”

    Antonio Banderas - Ché
    [Tag:government, power, singers]
  • “The people have only one dangerous enemy: the government!”
    Gérard Depardieu - Danton
    [Tag:enemy, government, people]
  • “In the mid-50s the government started an underfunded agency with the simple and laughable purpose of establishing contact with a race not of this planet. Everyone thought the agency was a joke, except the aliens who made contact March 1961, outside New York. There were nine of us that first night. Seven agents, one astronomer and one dumb kid...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Tommy Lee Jones - Kay
    [Tag:alien, government, purpose]
  • “- Lieut. Col. Arthur Fremantle: We have so much in common, your country and mine. I earnestly hope that we shall become allies.
    - Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet: Your government will never ally itself with a Confederacy that had the institution of slavery. You know that, and so do I.”

    James Lancaster - Lieut. Col. Arthur Fremantle
    Tom Berenger - Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet
    [Tag:government, similarity, slavery]
  • I can't find the words to express how the leadership of this country sickens me, people say "If you don't love America, then get the hell out", well I love America we love the people of America very much but when it comes to the government it stops right there, the government are a bunch of corrupt thieves, they are rapists and robbers, and we... (continue)(continue reading)
    Tom Cruise - Ron Kovic
    [Tag:america, government, truth]
  • “A hand out is what you get from the government, a hand up is what you get from a friend.”
    Clint Eastwood - Philo Beddoe
    [Tag:friends, government]