Politics Quotes

Politics Quotes

Lester B. Pearson Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
Mao Tse-tung Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Thomas Jefferson A little rebellion now and then...is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
Abraham Lincoln Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Ernest Benn Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.
Ronald Reagan Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Albert Camus By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Abigail Adams Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
Harold Wilson A week is a long time in politics.
Abraham Lincoln What is conservativism? Is it not the aherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
Harry S Truman When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
H. L. Mencken The cosmos is a gigantic flywheel making 10,000 revolutions per minute. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it.
Franz Kafka Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy
Dwight D. Eisenhower Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
Abbie Hoffman Stay away from needle drugs. Richard Nixon is the only dope worth shooting.
Abbie Hoffman Its embarrassing, you try to overthrow the government and you wind up on a Best Sellers List.
Ralph Nader Ronald Reagan is the most ignorant president since Warren Harding.
Abigail Adams Great necessities call forth great leaders.
Lenny Bruce Take away the right to say \fuck\" and you take away the right to say \"fuck the government.\""
Tom Stoppard Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
Henry Kissinger University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
Fidel Castro We do not deny the possibility of peaceful [political] transition, but we are still awaiting the first case.
Bob Wells For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.
Ralph Waldo Emerson The less government we have the better.
John Cleese If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking \Do you want fries with that?\""

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