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It was from a movie "V for Vendetta" from the guys who brought you the Matrix. It is however a modernization of a Thomas Jefferson Quote that goes

"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty. "

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Q: Who said People should not be afraid of their governments governments should be afraid of their people?
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