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Politics

All of us do not have the same talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.

John F. Kennedy

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Henry Louis Mencken

Every revolutionary ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic.

Albert Camus

Diplomacy is the ability to tell a man to go to hell so that he will look forward to making the trip.

Jean Cocteau

Power without abuse loses its charm.

Paul Valery

Man is by nature a political animal.

Aristotle

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.

Charles de Gaulle

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

Winston Churchill

When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.

Heinrich Heine

Many who tried to enlighten were hanged from the lamppost.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.

Henry Louis Mencken

The penalty that good men pay for not being interested in politics is to be governed by men worse than themselves.

Plato

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.

Bertrand Russell

Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.

George Santayana

In some lands exile is the greatest punishment; in others, the greatest humanitarians should fight for it.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

When smashing monuments, save the pedestals - they always come in handy.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.

Napoleon

We`d all like to vote for the best man but he`s never a candidate.

Kin Hubbard

The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.

Henry Louis Mencken

You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.

Heinrich Heine

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy.

Abraham Lincoln

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.

Robert Louis Stevenson

He who would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.

Thomas Paine

In America, anyone can become president. That`s one of the risks you take.

Adlai E. Stevenson

We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.

Dwight David Eisenhower

What is a rebel? A man who says no.

Albert Camus

The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.

Aristotle

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.

Henry Kissinger

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

Napoleon

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.

Alighieri Dante

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

John F. Kennedy

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.

Aristotle

The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them.

Albert Einstein

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many.

Eric Hoffer

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president but they don`t want them to become politicians in the process.

John F. Kennedy

No government can be long secure without formidable opposition.

Benjamin Disraeli

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.

Winston Churchill

Whoever speaks of Europe is wrong: it is a geographical expression.

Otto von Bismarck

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren`t.

Margaret Thatcher

The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.

Benjamin Disraeli

Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.

Heinrich Heine

You cannot pretend freedom!

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.

Winston Churchill

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.

Charles de Gaulle

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.

Otto von Bismarck

Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.

Elbert Hubbard

To be feared is much safer than to be loved.

Niccolo Machiavelli

The Tree of Liberty must, from time to time, be watered with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson

When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Under a government, which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.

Henry David Thoreau

In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Kin Hubbard

Always forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John F. Kennedy

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

Napoleon

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.

Napoleon

One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Politics is the art of the possible.

Otto von Bismarck

No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.

Charles de Gaulle

All violence, all that is dreary and repels, is not power, but the absence of power.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A fanatic is one who can`t change his mind and won`t change the subject.

Winston Churchill

The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.

Otto von Bismarck

No nation has friends, only interests.

Charles de Gaulle

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

Voltaire

A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn`t happen.

Winston Churchill

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

Plato

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.

Margaret Thatcher

If you want total security, go to prison. There you`re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom.

Dwight David Eisenhower

When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn`t the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Otto von Bismarck

An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.

Albert Einstein

If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.

Winston Churchill

People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.

Lao Tzu

Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.

Denis Diderot

When people fear the government, there is tyranny. When government fears the people, there is liberty.

Thomas Paine

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John F. Kennedy

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

Charles de Gaulle

Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.

Napoleon

All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.

Otto von Bismarck

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

George Orwell

War cannot be avoided; it can only be postponed to the other`s advantage.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Many of those who were ahead of their time had to wait for it in not too comfortable quarters.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.

Benjamin Disraeli

You can do anything with a bayonet except sit on it.

Napoleon

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn`t mean politics won`t take an interest in you.

Pericles

The man who fears nothing is as powerful as he who is feared by everybody.

Friedrich von Schiller

Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government.

Jeremy Bentham

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

John Acton

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year`s fashion.

Lillian Hellman

Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.

Napoleon

I love treason but hate a traitor.

Julius Caesar

Everything secret degenerates; nothing is safe that does not bear discussion and publicity.

John Acton

Every nation has the government it deserves.

Joseph de Maistre

Politicians neither love nor hate. Interest, not sentiment, directs them.

Philip Chesterfield

What experience and history teaches us is that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.

George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.

George Orwell

A political man can have as his aim the realization of freedom, but he has no means to realize it other than through violence.

Jean Paul Sartre

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.

Niccolo Machiavelli

When governments fear the people there is liberty. When the people fear the government there is tyranny.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo

Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.

Otto von Bismarck

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.

Winston Churchill

 

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