Each set of five quotes is based around a common theme, as in GAMSAT. To practise for Section II, give yourself five minutes thinking time and then allow 30 minutes writing time for an essay based on the quotations. Want feedback? Submit your essay to our professional Essay Marking Service.
Common Theme: Government
1: "Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness. "
2: "Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."
3: "The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government. "
4: "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent."
5: "Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence."