Politics Quotes

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Politics quotes are fitting because almost everybody has an opinion on politics and politicians. These quotations about politics from famous people are the kind that the average person would say.

Some of them are eye-popping. Others are down to earth. There are also some funny political quotes in this collection.

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
-A. J. Liebling

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.
-A. N. Wilson

It is our experience that political leaders do not always mean the opposite of what they say.
-Abba Eban

The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
-Adlai E. Stevenson

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
-Albert Pike

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
-Alexander Hamilton

There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.
-Alexis de Tocqueville

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

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
-Ambrose Bierce

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
-Arnold H. Glasow

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.
-Arthur C. Clarke

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
-A. R. Ambedkar

You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
-Barbara Bush

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
-Barry Goldwater

In politics nothing is contemptible.
-Benjamin Disraeli

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Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
-Bernard Baruch

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
-Bill Vaughan

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
-Cal Thomas

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
-Carter Glass

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
-Caskie Stinnett

In politics, it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.
-Charles de Gaulle

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
-Charles de Gaulle

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
-Charles de Gaulle

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power, it is called a democracy.
-Charles de Secondat

A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant, and respectful.
-Charles W. Pickering

And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.
-Christy Romano

The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.
-Clare Boothe Luce

They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.
-Clare Boothe Luce

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
-Clarence Darrow

I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible.
-Dan Quayle

You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt.
-Daniel Hannan

Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
-Daniel J. Boorstin

Without a doubt, there are some political quotes and sayings in this bunch that will be worth repeating to others.

On page 2 you will find political quotes from people like Dick Gregory, Jimmy Carter, Lady Bird Johnson, and more.

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