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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.
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason, they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
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.
I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
Voting is a civic sacrament.
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.
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.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
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.
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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.
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
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.
Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
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.
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.
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.
Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.
A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.
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