Politics Quotes Page 3
As long as there are politicians there will be political quotes.
I always thought politicians' ultimate goal was to come together in a group setting to work to address the issues of the citizens. More and more politicians seem to spend too much of their time in gridlock.
This stock of politics quotes are specific and to the point.
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
-Louis D. Brandeis
When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power.
Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.
-Martin L. Gross
Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
-Mayer Amschel Rothschild
If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all-natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
Politics have no relation to morals.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill. It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying, and the consequences are serious.
The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.
Bring up some of these politics quotes and you are guaranteed to generate a lively discussion.
Politics Quotes Page 4
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
-E. B. White
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Frankly, I don't mind not being President. I just mind that someone else is.
If you don't like the President, it costs you 90 bucks to fly to Washington to picket. If you don't like the Governor, it costs you 60 bucks to fly to Albany to picket. If you don't like me, 90 cents.
I know many writers who first dictate passages, then polish what they have dictated. I speak, then I polish - occasionally I do windows.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
What politicians want to create is irreversible change because when you leave office someone changes it back again.
If the United Nations is a country unto itself, then the commodity it exports most is words.
-Esther B. Fein
The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used exclusively for the benefit of the people, to whom they belong.
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
We didn't actually overspend our budget. The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
-Frank Howard Clark
A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.
-Frank Lloyd Wright
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.
After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must say I have climbed my last political mountain.
-George C. Wallace
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.
I am glad that politics quotes are forever.
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