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There are a total of 174 political quotes in this inventory.

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So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy.
-Roger Nash Baldwin

Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber, and as deadly as a hitman.
-Ronald Reagan

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
-Ross Perot

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason, they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
-Russell Baker

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
-Sandra Day O'Connor

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.
-Sandra Day O'Connor

My hope is that 10 years from now after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
-Sandra Day O'Connor

Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
-Spiro T. Agnew

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
-Stewart Udall

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
-Sydney Pollack

Voting is a civic sacrament.
-Theodore Hesburgh

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.
-Theodore White

Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
-Thomas B. Macaulay

Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
-Thomas Jefferson

I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
-Thomas Jefferson

You better take advantage of the good cigars. You don't get much else in that job.
-Thomas P. O'Neill

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
-Thomas Paine

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If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago, and a racist today.
-Thomas Sowell

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
-Thurgood Marshall

Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.
-W. C. Fields

America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
-Warren G. Harding

A fool and his money are soon elected.
-Will Rogers

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
-Will Rogers

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
-William E. Gladstone

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
-William E. Simon

The world is governed by opinion.
-William Ellery Channing

I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all.
-William Gilbert

Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance.
-William O. Douglas

A politician will do anything to keep his job - even become a patriot.
-William Randolph

If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve.
-William Tecumseh Sherman

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
-Winston Churchill

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.
-Winston Churchill

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.
-Woodrow Wilson

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