"You can have a revolution wherever you like, except in a government office even were the world to come to an end, you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Karel Capek on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Karel Capek on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Karel Capek on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Karel Capek on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Karel Capek on Thomas Paine
"Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England."
"If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge."