Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Bible Quotes in Song
Blessed is the man that walketh
not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor standeth in the way of
sinners, nor sitteth in the seat
of the scornful.
But his delight is in the law of
the LORD; and in his law doth he
meditate day and night.
wise now, therefore, O ye kings:
be instructed, ye judges of the
earth. Serve the Lord with fear,
and rejoice with trembling. Kiss
the Son, lest he be angry, and ye
perish from the way, when his
wrath is kindled but a little.
Blessed are all they that put
their trust in him.
For all the
gods of the nations are idols: but
the Lord made the heavens
through faith subdued kingdoms,
wrought righteousness, obtained
promises, stopped the mouths of
lions, Quenched the violence of fire,
escaped the edge of the sword, out
of weakness were made strong,
waxed valiant in fight, turned to
flight the armies of the aliens.
Popular Bible Quotes
The wicked shall be turned into
hell, and all the nations that
forget God. Put them in fear, O
LORD: that the nations may know
themselves to be but men. Selah.
Blessed is the nation whose
God is the LORD; and the people
hath chosen for his own
For God is the King of all
the earth: sing ye praises with
God reigneth over the
heathen: God sitteth upon the
throne of his
The princes of the people
are gathered together, even the
of the God of Abraham: for the
shields of the earth belong unto
is greatly exalted.
O let the nations be glad
and sing for joy: for thou shalt
the people righteously, and govern
the nations upon earth. Selah.
Let the people praise thee,
O God; let all the people praise
Then shall the earth yield
her increase; and God, even our
shall bless us.
It is better to trust in
the LORD than to put confidence in
is better to trust in the LORD
than to put confidence in
Except the LORD build the
house, they labour in vain that
it: except the LORD keep the city,
the watchman waketh but in vain.
Put not your trust in
princes, nor in the son of man, in
there is no help.
His breath goeth forth, he
returneth to his earth; in that
his thoughts perish.
For unto us a child is
born, unto us a son is given: and
the government shall be upon his
shoulder: and his name shall be
called Wonderful, Counsellor, The
mighty God, The everlasting
Father, The Prince of Peace. Of
the increase of his government and
peace there shall be no end, upon
the throne of David, and upon his
kingdom, to order it, and to
establish it with judgment and
with justice from henceforth even
for ever. The zeal of the LORD of
hosts will perform this.
So shall he sprinkle many nations;
the kings shall shut their mouths
at him: for that which had not
been told them shall they see; and
that which they had not heard
shall they consider.
Inspirational Quotes from Famous Persons
Once a government is
committed to the principle of
silencing the voice of opposition,
it has only one way to go, and
that is down the path of
increasingly repressive measures,
until it becomes a source of
terror to all its citizens and
creates a country where everyone
lives in fear.
--Harry S. Truman
A patriot must always be
ready to defend his country
against his government.
--Edward Abbey (1927-1989) US
Government is not reason.
Government is not eloquence. It is
force. And, like fire, it is a
dangerous servant and a fearful
So long as governments set
the example of killing their
enemies, private individuals will
occasionally kill theirs.
--Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)
I believe that all
government is evil, and that
trying to improve it is largely a
waste of time.
--H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
By definition, a government
has no conscience, sometimes it
has a policy, but nothing more.
--Albert Camus (1913-1960)
authority are ultimately
responsible to God.
"And when he has been crowned
and sits upon his throne as king, then he must copy these
the book kept by the
Levite-priests. That copy of the
laws shall be his constant
companion. He must read from it
every day of his life so that he
will learn to respect the Lord his
God by obeying all of His
Deuteronomy 17:18-19, TLB
authority are responsible for
choosing good leaders.
"Appoint judges and
administrative officials for all
the cities the Lord your God is
giving you. They will administer
justice in every part of the land.
Never twist justice to benefit a
rich man, and never accept bribes.
For bribes blind the eyes of the
wisest and corrupt their
Deuteronomy 16:18-19, TLB
obey the governmental authorities
that God has placed in power.
"Obey the government , for
God is the one who has put it
there. There is no government
anywhere that God has not placed
in power. So those who refuse to
obey the laws of the land are
refusing to obey God, and
punishment will follow. For the
policeman does not frighten people
who are doing right; but those
doing evil will always fear him.
So if you don't want to be afraid,
keep the laws and you will get
along well. The policeman is sent
by God to help you. But if you are
doing something wrong, of course
you should be afraid, for he will
have you punished. He is sent by
God for that very purpose."
Romans 13:1-4, TLB
should cooperate with the
authorities wherever possible.
"Remind your people to
obey the government and its
officers, and always to be
obedient and ready for any honest
Titus 3:1, TLB
obedience to God and His law may
require disobedience of earthly
powers. "We must obey
God rather than men!"
Acts 5:29, NIV
gave an example of citizenship in
"But so that we may not
offend them, go to the lake and
throw out your line. Take the
first fish you catch; open its
mouth and you will find a
four-drachma coin. Take it and
give it to them for my tax and
Matthew 17:27, NIV
Christians should willingly pay
"Obey the laws, then, for two
reasons: first, to keep from being
punished, and second, just because
you know you should. Pay your
taxes too, for these same two
reasons. For government workers
need to be paid so that they can
keep on doing God's work, serving
you. Pay everyone whatever he
ought to have: pay your taxes and
import duties gladly, obey those
over you, and give honour and
respect to all those to whom it is
Romans 13:5-7, TLB5
1: the organization that is
the governing authority of a political unit; "the government
reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher
authorities" [syn: authorities, regime]
2: (government) the system or form by which a community or
other political unit is governed; "tyrannical government"
3: the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations
for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable
experience of government" [syn: governing, governance,