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262 Greatest Quotes About Political


It would make everything I worked for meaningless if baseball is integrated but political parties were segregated. Jackie Robinson
Our political differences, no matter how sharply they are debated, are really quite narrow in comparison to the remarkably durable national consensus on our founding convictions. John McCain
The death of one is a tragedy, but death of a million is just a statistic. Marilyn Manson
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety. Frederick Douglass
Religious faith, like political belief, should be based on reasoning, on the development of thought and feelings. The two things are inseparable. Fidel Castro
The combination of economic and political power in the same hands is a sure recipe for tyranny. Milton Friedman
I don't want to say anything negative about anybody or anything or anybody's political beliefs. I've never done that. I've never tried to get involved in those things. Tom Brady
If your desire is for good, the people will be good. Confucius
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way. Robert Frost
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. George Orwell
There is nothing that politicians like better than handing out benefits to be paid for by someone else. Thomas Sowell
The federal government did not create the states; the states created the federal government. Ronald Reagan
An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so. Mahatma Gandhi
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. George Orwell
Creation comes before distribution -- or there will be nothing to distribute. Ayn Rand
Gold will not always get you good soldiers, but good soldiers can get you gold. Niccolo Machiavelli
It is just as difficult and dangerous to try to free a people that wants to remain servile as it is to enslave a people that wants to remain free. Niccolo Machiavelli
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left. Margaret Thatcher
It's not the people who vote that count. It's the people who count the votes. Joseph Stalin
Is it really true that political self-interest is nobler somehow than economic self-interest? Milton Friedman
From politics it was an easy step to silence. Jane Austen
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will. Kofi Annan
Everyone has the right to make his own decisions, but none has the right to force his decision on others. Ayn Rand
Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation. Kofi Annan
Following the missile crisis, detente started to gain ground between the United States and the Soviet Union, so the international political climate improved after that. Fidel Castro
Don't you get the idea I'm one of those goddam radicals. Don't get the idea I'm knocking the American system. Al Capone
Eugenics is ... the most adequate and thorough avenue to the solution of racial, political and social problems. Margaret Sanger
Not to have a correct political point of view is like having no soul. Mao Zedong
Congressmen who willfully take action during wartime that damages morale and undermine the military are saboteurs and should be arrested, exiled, or hung. Abraham Lincoln
The things you refuse to meet today always come back at you later on, usually under circumstances which make the decision twice as difficult as it originally was. Eleanor Roosevelt
Love is indicated by deeds (and not by words). Chanakya
England is the most class-ridden country under the sun. It is a land of snobbery and privilege, ruled largely by the old and silly. George Orwell
If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. Nikita Khrushchev
Till the enemy's weakness is known , he should be kept on friendly terms. Chanakya
Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes. John Donne
...without equality there can be no democracy. Eleanor Roosevelt
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows. George Orwell
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. Anais Nin
If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times. Mark Twain
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel. Robert Frost
To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem. Douglas Adams
Corruptissima re publica plurimae leges. Tacitus
When economic power became concentrated in a few hands, then political power flowed to those possessors and away from the citizens, ultimately resulting in an oligarchy or tyranny. John Adams
Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good. 'Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm. Ralph Waldo Emerson
All political activity must serve and promote the good of the human person and be based on respect for his or her dignity. Pope Francis
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things. Barack Obama
Keep up appearances whatever you do. Charles Dickens
I am a person who recognizes the fallacy of humans. George W. Bush
The core political values of our free society are so deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents, lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them. John McCain
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced. Frank Zappa