POLITICS QUOTES

POLITICS QUOTES

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Politics Quotes

POLITICS QUOTES

“Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.”

“Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.”

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”

“Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”

“When the political columnists say ‘Every thinking man’ they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to ‘Every intelligent voter’ they mean everybody who is going to vote for them.”

“Democrats think the glass is half full. Republicans think the glass is theirs.”

“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.”

“Mankind will never see an end of trouble until lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power become lovers of wisdom.”

“An empty stomach is not a good political advisor. ”

“Government exists to protect us from each other. Where the government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.”

“There are always too many Democratic congressmen, too many Republican congressmen, and never enough U.S. congressmen.”

“Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.”

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

“In politics stupidity is not a handicap. “

“A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they’re dead.”

“Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.”

“We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.”

“Politics is not a game, but a serious business.”

“When our government is spoken of as some menacing, threatening, foreign entity, it ignores the fact that in our democracy, the government is us.”

In our time it is broadly true that political writing is bad writing. Where it is not true, it will generally be found that the writer is some kind of rebel, expressing his private opinions, and not a ‘party line.”

“In our age, there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred, and schizophrenia. When the general atmosphere is bad, language must suffer.”

“Political language—and with variations, this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists—is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”

“Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”

“But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.”

“In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.”

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”

“Political chaos is connected with the decay of language… one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end.”

“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.”

“In our age, there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred, and schizophrenia.”

“In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. Things like the continuance of British rule in India, the Russian purges and deportations, the dropping of the atom bombs on Japan, can indeed be defended, but only by arguments which are too brutal for most people to face, and which do not square with the professed aims of the political parties. Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging, and sheer cloudy vagueness.”

“The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.”

“The inflated style is itself a kind of euphemism. A mass of Latin words falls upon the facts like soft snow, blurring the outlines and covering up all the details. The great enemy of clear language is insincerity.”

“The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.”

“A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect?”

“A mass of Latin words falls upon the facts like soft snow, blurring the outline and covering up all the details. The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink. In our age, there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics’. All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred, and schizophrenia. When the general atmosphere is bad, language must suffer.”

“He who controls the past controls the future.”

“Political prose consists less and less of words chosen for the sake of their meaning, and more and more of phrases tacked together like the sections of a prefabricated hen-house.”

“The first problem of the media is posed by what does not get translated, or even published in the dominant political languages.”

“In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible… Thus, political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging, and sheer cloudy vagueness… Political language [is] designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable.”

“The word right should be excluded from political language, as the word cause from the language of philosophy.”

“We need a new political language with broader narratives. Such a language has to unravel the pervasive ideological, pedagogical, and economic dynamics of a form of economic Darwinism that now governs much of the world. This system must be demystified, politicized, and recognized for the ways in which it has come to pose a dire threat to democracy.”

“I’m very political without being political. I don’t know how to speak the proper political language.”

“In the political language of today, people who want to keep what they have earned are said to be greedy, while those who wish to take their earnings from them and give it to others (who will vote for them in return) show compassion.”

“The usual terminology of political language is stupid. What is ‘left’ and what is ‘right’? Why should Hitler be ‘right’ and Stalin, his temporary friend, be ‘left’? Who is ‘reactionary’ and who is ‘progressive’? The reaction against an unwise policy is not to be condemned. And progress towards chaos is not to be commended.”

“That generation really has to fight for a new political language, social movements, and alliances with students from other countries. They have to convince labor, parents, and the general public that the fight over higher education is a fight that benefits everyone in a sustainable democracy and not just faculty and students.”

“Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.”

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”

“Under democracy, one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule — and both commonly succeed, and are right.”

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

“No one party can fool all of the people all of the time; that’s why we have two parties.”

Politics Quotes for Youth

POLITICS QUOTES

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

“An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.”

“Any Indian who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.”

“It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.”

“The word ‘politics’ is derived from the word ‘poly’, meaning ‘many’, and the word ‘ticks’, meaning ‘blood-sucking parasites.’”

“Politics, noun. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.”

“The best thing about this group of candidates is that only one of them can win.”

“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.”

“Since the majority is always wrong, might we try one election day where all the losers take office?”

“During a campaign the air is full of speeches — and vice versa.”

“Before you can begin to think about politics at all, you have to abandon the notion that there is a war between good men and bad men.”

“So, if we lie to the government, it’s a felony. If they lie to us, it’s politics.”

“Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?”

“Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.”

“Politics — I don’t know why, but they seem to have a tendency to separate us, to keep us from one another, while nature is always and ever making efforts to bring us together.”

“Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike the least.”

“Finance is a gun.  Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.”

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

“A political convention is just not a place where you come away with any trace of faith in human nature.”

“Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.”

“It takes a special kind of person to want to be a politician. Sometimes that’s a good thing, sometimes it isn’t!”

“Whether people are drawn into politics by the desire to serve other people and make their lives better, or because they want to be powerful and well-known, politicians do work extremely hard.”

Whatever drives them, and whatever their faults may be, these are some great politician quotes.

“90% of politicians give the other 10% a bad name.”

“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 afterward to explain why it didn’t happen.”

“Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.”

“A politician thinks of the next election as a statesman of the next generation.”

“Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.”

“As between God, country, and apple pie, politicians have done the least harm in the name of apple pie.”

“An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere.”

“Statesmen tell you what is true even though it may be unpopular. Politicians will tell you what is popular, even though it may be untrue.”

“Now I know what a statesman is; he’s a dead politician. We need more statesmen!”

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

“We are wary of politicians’ politicians. We want ours.”

“A politician is like quicksilver: if you try to put your finger on him, you find nothing underneath it. “

“Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently and all for the same reason.”

“I think it’s about time we voted for senators with breasts. After all, we’ve been voting for boobs long enough.”

“Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.”

“We’d all like to vote for the best man, but he’s never a candidate.”

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

“I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.”

“Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.”

“Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.”

“The politicians were talking themselves red, white, and blue in the face.”

“Politicians say they’re beefing up our economy. Most don’t know beef from pork.”

“A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out if elected.”

Politics Quotes 2020

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“A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.”

“The buzz of an election day is like no other.”

“Many of us can remember voting in our first election, and the fact that people queue for hours to cast their ballot is a testament to the fact that people see voting as a civic duty and a privilege.”

“Historically, men and women have fought tirelessly to ensure that the people in their communities had equal rights and universal suffrage.”

“Neglecting your right to vote not only dishonors the memory of their efforts but means you can’t complain if you don’t get the outcome you were hoping for!  Hopefully, these quotes about voting will inspire you to get to the polls before they close this year.”

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.”

“This right to vote is the basic right without which all others are meaningless. It gives people, people as individuals, control over their own destinies.”

“If we don’t vote, we are ignoring history and giving away the future.”

“You’ve got to vote, vote, vote, vote. That’s it; that’s the way we move forward.”

“Our political leaders will know our priorities only if we tell them, again and again, and if those priorities begin to show up in the polls.”

“Every election is determined by the people who show up.”

“The vote is precious. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democratic society, and we must use it.”

“Democracy is not just the right to vote; it is the right to live in dignity.”

“A man without a vote is a man without protection. ”

“Can’t wait for tomorrow when I get to exercise my patriotic duty as an Indian: Complaining about how long it’s taking to vote.”

“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”

“I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country. “

“If you don’t vote, you lose the right to complain.”

“It’s not the voting that’s a democracy, it’s the counting. “

“Voting isn’t the most we can do. But it is the least. “

“Voting is a civic sacrament the highest responsibility we have as Indian. “

“Voting is as much an emotional act as it is an intellectual one.”

“I love voting day. I love the sight of my fellow citizens lining up to make their voices heard.”

“Talk is cheap, voting is free; take it to the polls.”

“Not voting is not a protest. It is a surrender.”

“Elections belong to the people.”

“We can all agree on the importance of voting.”

“The future of this republic is in the hands of the Indian voter.”

“Democracy is about voting and it’s about a majority vote. And it’s time that we started exercising the Democratic process.”

“By voting, we add our voice to the chorus that forms opinions and the basis for actions.”

“Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it.”

“When we vote, we take back our power to choose, to speak up, and to stand with those who support us and each other.”

“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all. “

“Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country, and this world.”

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

“Voting is not only our right”

“There’s no such thing as a vote that doesn’t matter. It all matters.”

“A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.”

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.”

“A citizen of Indian will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won’t cross the street to vote in a national election.”

“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.”

“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.”

“Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted and that in the voting booth, their vote has as much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.”

“Don’t buy a single vote more than necessary.”

“Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.”

“Vote early and vote often.”

“Nobody will ever deprive the Indian people of the right to vote except the Indian people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.”

“A share in the sovereignty of the state, which is exercised by the citizens at large, in voting at elections is one of the most important rights of the subject, and in a republic ought to stand foremost in the estimation of the law…That portion of the sovereignty, to which each individual is entitled, can never be too highly prized. It is that for which we have fought and bled.”

“Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.”

Political Quotes for Goodreads

POLITICS QUOTES

“Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.”

“Authors, comedians, talk show hosts, and even politicians themselves have always managed to find the funny side of politics.”

“Though the reality of an election outcome can be very serious and means a lot to many people, the length of time we are exposed to political campaigns, rallies, and speeches means that we really need to be able to laugh about it too.”

“Don’t vote, it only encourages them.”

“Half of the Indian people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.”

“Why to pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.”

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.”

“If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.”

“Being president is like running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening.”

“How come we choose from just two people to run for president and 50 for Miss India?”

“I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent’s youth and inexperience.”

“Instead of giving politicians the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.”

“If God had been a Liberal there wouldn’t have been Ten Commandments, there would have been Ten Suggestions.”

“Just think what my margin might have been if I had never left home at all.”

“The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says the government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get the chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says the government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove it.”

“My esteem in this country has gone up substantially. It is very nice now when people wave at me, they use all their fingers.”

“The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.”

“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.”

“Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.”

“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”

“I don’t know whether the White House is the finest public housing in India or the crown jewel of the Indian penal system.”

“Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.”

“If ignorance goes to forty dollars a barrel, I want drilling rights to George Bush’s head.”

“The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.”

“I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself.”

“I remember when I first came to Washington. For the first six months, you wonder how the hell you ever got here. For the next six months, you wonder how the hell the rest of them ever got here.”

“A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life.”

“Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, you coast for a while, you have a hell of a closing. ”

“A lot has been said about politics; some of it complimentary, but most of it accurate.”

“If I wanted to go crazy I would do it in Washington because it would not be noticed”

“There is absolutely no circumstance whatsoever under which I would accept that spot [the Vice Presidency]. Even if they tied and gagged me, I would find a way to signal by wiggling my ears.”

“A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.”

“In a recent fire, Bob Dole’s library burned down. Both books were lost. And he hadn’t even finished coloring one of them.”

“We believe that to err is human. To blame it on someone else is politics.”

“We have the best government that money can buy!”

“All people are born alike — except Republicans and Democrats.”

“I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy: ”Dear Jack, Don’t buy a single vote more than is necessary. I’ll be damned if I’m going to pay for a landslide.’”

“You have to be for the people to buy the people”

“The Seven Social Sins are Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience.Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.”

“From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.”

“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”

“Loyalty to a country ALWAYS. Loyalty to the government, when it deserves it.”

“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”

“And on the subject of burning books: I want to congratulate librarians, not famous for their physical strength or their powerful political connections or their great wealth, who, all over this country, have staunchly resisted anti-democratic bullies who have tried to remove certain books from their shelves, and have refused to reveal to thought police the names of persons who have checked out those titles.”

“So the India I loved still exists, if not in the White House or the Supreme Court or the Senate or the House of Representatives or the media. India I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries.”

“You’re not to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.”

“Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.”

“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”

“The major problem—one of the major problems, for there are several—one of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them.”

“To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who just want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it.”

“To summarize anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”

“A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on. ”

“After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backward and in high heels.”

“The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick, and Colon.”

“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.”

“Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.”

“What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?”

“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.”

“I predict future happiness for Indians if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”

“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”

“The first duty of a man is to think for himself”

“If you’re going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.”

“The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.”

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.”

“I’m completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. … These two institutions screw us up enough” on their own, so both of them together is certain death.”

“I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.”

“The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.”

“Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.”

“The greatest and most powerful revolutions often start very quietly, hidden in the shadows. Remember that.”

“If by a “Liberal” they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people-their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties-someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a “Liberal”, then I’m proud to say I’m a “Liberal.”

“If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don’t bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who please rest assured are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV on a primary day. By all means, stay home if you want, but don’t bullshit yourself that you’re not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard vote.”

“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”

“The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says the government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get the chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says the government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove it.”

“If ignorance goes to forty dollars a barrel, I want drilling rights to George Bush’s head.”

“I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent’s youth and inexperience.”

“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”

“A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.”

“Politics, noun. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.”

“Being president is like running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening.”

“Many of you know that I got my name, Barack, from my father. What you may not know is Barack is actually Swahili for ‘That One.’ And I got my middle name from somebody who obviously didn’t think I’d ever run for president.”

“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.”

“I don’t know whether it’s the finest public housing in India or the crown jewel of the Indian penal system.”

“Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.”

“He can’t help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth.”

“Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.”

“Just think what my margin might have been if I had never left home at all.”

“Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.”

“I don’t want to be invited to the family hunting party.”

“You know nothing for sure…except the fact that you know nothing for sure.”

“If I had to name my greatest strength, I guess it would be my humility. Greatest weakness, it’s possible that I’m a little too awesome.”

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

“My esteem in this country has gone up substantially. It is very nice now when people wave at me, they use all their fingers.”

“I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself.”

“I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.”

“There is absolutely no circumstance under which I would accept that spot. Even if they tied and gagged me, I would find a way to signal by wiggling my ears.”

“All that Hubert needs over there is a gal to answer the phone and a pencil with an eraser on it.”

“I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy: ”Dear Jack, Don’t buy a single vote more than is necessary. I’ll be damned if I’m going to pay for a landslide.'”

“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”

“I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency — even if I’m in a Cabinet meeting.”

“When I take action, I’m not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It’s going to be decisive.”

“I stand by this man because he stands for things. Not only for things, but he also stands on things. Things like aircraft carriers, and rubble, and recently flooded city squares. And that sends a strong message that no matter what happens to India she will always rebound with the most powerfully staged photo-ops in the world.”

“Herbert Hoover was a sh**ty president, but even he never conceded an entire metropolis to rising water and snakes. On your watch, we’ve lost almost all of our allies, the surplus, four airliners, two trade centers, a piece of the Pentagon, and the city of New Orleans. Maybe you’re just not lucky. I’m not saying you don’t love this country, I’m just wondering how much worse it could be if you were on the other side. So yes, God does speak to you, and what he’s saying is, ‘Take a hint.'”

“George Bush is not Hitler. He would be if he f**king applied himself.”

“It was absolutely involuntary. They sank my boat.”

“Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.”

“Now, I know that he’s taken some flak lately but no one is prouder to put this birth certificate matter to rest than The Donald. And that’s because he can finally get back to focusing on the issues that matter, like, did we fake the moon landing? What really happened in Roswell? And where are Biggie and Tupac?”

“Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his.”

“Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.”

“Once you leave the womb, conservatives don’t care about you until you reach military age. Then you’re just what they’re looking for.”

“I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.”

“If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: ‘President Can’t Swim.'”

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”

 “People are really rather afraid that this country might be rather swamped by people with a different culture

 “If higher unemployment is the price, we have to pay in order to bring inflation down, then it is a price worth paying”

 “There is no such thing as society  There are individual men and women, and there are families”

 “We must be mad, literally mad, as a nation to be permitting the annual inflow of some 50,000 dependents, who are for the most part the material of the future growth of the immigrant descended population.  It is like watching a nation busily engaged in heaping up its own funeral pyre”

 “I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come.  I still haven’t captained the England cricket team or sung at Carnegie Hall!”- Jeffrey Archer

 “I’m also very much aware that it is you who brought democracy to Chile, you set up a constitution suitable for democracy, you put it into effect, elections were held, and then, in accordance with the result, you stepped down

 “My dad didn’t riot.  He got on his bike and looked for work”

Politics Quotes In English

POLITICS QUOTES

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.”

 “If gay marriage was OK … then I saw no reason in principle why a union should not be consecrated between three men, as well as two men; or indeed three men and a dog”

 “It is a well-known fact that reality has a liberal bias”

 “I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty.  I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law.  That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it”

 “Never try to discourage thinking, for you are sure to succeed”

 “I think being a liberal, in the true sense, is being non-doctrinaire, non-dogmatic, non-committed to a cause – but examining each case on its merits”

 “If by a “Liberal” they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people-their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights and their civil liberties-someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a “Liberal”, then I’m proud to say I’m a Liberal”

 “The conservatives are fools: They whine about the decay of traditional values, yet they enthusiastically support technological progress and economic growth.  Apparently, it never occurs to them that you can’t make rapid, drastic changes in the technology and the economy of a society without causing rapid changes in all other aspects of the society as well, and that such rapid changes inevitably break down traditional values”

 “This is my country, that is your country; these are the conceptions of narrow souls – to the liberal-minded, the whole world is a family”

 “A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end”

 “If there was a reason why he preferred the liberal tendency to the conservative one (also held to by many of his circle), it was not because he found the liberal tendency more sensible, but it more closely suited his manner of life”

 “It does strange things to you to realize that the conservative establishment is forcing you to be a progressive liberal fighter for universal rights”

 “That liberty [is pure] which is to go to all, and not to the few or the rich alone.  (to Horatio Gates, 1798)”

 “There is danger in speaking so generally about “liberalism,” a danger that has often plagued feminist debates.”

“Liberalism” is not a single position but a family of positions; Kantian liberalism is profoundly different from classical Utilitarian liberalism, and both of these from the Utilitarianism currently dominant in neoclassical economics”

 “If you are for gun control, then you are not against guns, because the guns will be needed to disarm people.  So, it’s not that you are anti-gun.  You’ll need the police’s guns to take away other people’s guns.  So, you’re very pro-gun; you just believe that only the Government (which is, of course, so reliable, honest, moral and virtuous…) should be allowed to have guns.  There is no such thing as gun control.  There is only centralizing gun ownership in the hands of a small political elite and their minions”

 “No voice is so loud that it can demand that I listen to it”

 “Authoritarian politicians cast their rivals as criminal, subversive, unpatriotic, or a threat to national security or the existing way of life”

 “The authoritarian character worships the past.  What has been, will eternally be.  To wish or to work for something that has not yet been before is crime or madness.  The miracle of creation—and creation is always a miracle—is outside of his range of emotional experience”

 “Beware the nation in which one-man rules, for it is a nation of slaves”

 “Dictatorships foster oppression, dictatorships foster servitude, dictatorships foster cruelty; more abominable is the fact that they foster idiocy”

 “Closed systems that thrive on the control that is managed with sticks and carrots can’t help but fail the people they claim to protect”

 “The people in charge can always justify doing terrible things in the name of the greater good.  A slaughter here, a little torture there.  It becomes moral to do things that would be immoral if an ordinary individual did ’em”

 “The problem is not religion or God.  The actual problem is authoritarianism, mixed with the desire to angrily impose one’s personal apparently idealistic beliefs on others”

 “I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way”

 “I love my country, not my government”

 “That’s libertarians for you — anarchists who want police protection from their slaves”

 “But let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn, and you keep what you earn.  Do you disagree? Well then tell me how much of what I earn belongs to you – and why?”

 “Libertarianism holds that the only proper role of violence is to defend person and property against violence, that any use of violence that goes beyond such just defense is itself aggressive, unjust, and criminal” ― Murray N

 “People are naturally born as Libertarians till governments and oppressive societies force them to adopt their ideologies and their ways.”

 “Libertarianism is “cultish,” say the sophisticates.  Of course, there’s nothing cultish at all about allegiance to the state, with its flags, its songs, its mass murders, its little children saluting and paying homage to pictures of their dear leaders on the wall, etc.”

 “When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting the government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign.”

 “Liberty is not something a government gives you.  It is a right that no government can legally take away.”

 

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