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At the end of the day, political quotes by these famous people hit the nail on the head when it comes to addressing political issues.

There are political quotes from Harry S. Truman, George Will, Grover Cleveland, and more.

Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
-George Will

Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.
-George Will

I can't let important policy decisions hinge on the fact that an election is coming up every 90 days.
-Gerhard Schroeder

There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer.
-Gertrude Stein

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
-Gilbert K. Chesterton

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
-Gore Vidal

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
-Gore Vidal

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
-Gore Vidal

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
-Grover Cleveland

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
-Grover Cleveland

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
-H. L. Mencken

In this world of sin and sorrow, there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
-H. L. Mencken

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party, he is a leader.
-Harry S. Truman

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
-Harry S. Truman

All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
-Harry S. Truman

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
-Henry A. Kissinger

He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
-Henry B. Adams

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It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested in four sandwiches than four freedoms.
-Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office.
-Herbert Hoover

If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
-Hyman Rickover

When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers.
-Imelda Marcos

The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you're rich.
-P. J. O'Rourke

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.
- P. J. O'Rourke

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
-P. J. O'Rourke

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
-Paddy Chayefsky

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

Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just, and humane society.
-Pope John Paul II

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
-R. Buckminster Fuller

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
-R. Buckminster Fuller

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
-Ralph Nader

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

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
-Robert Byrne

Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
-Robert Kennedy

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

The largest party in America, by the way, is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans. It's the party of non-voters.
-Robert Reich

Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don't know what they are conserving.
-Robertson Davies

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