262 Greatest Quotes About Political
It would make everything I worked for meaningless if baseball is integrated but political parties were segregated.
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.
The death of one is a tragedy, but death of a million is just a statistic.
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.
Religious faith, like political belief, should be based on reasoning, on the development of thought and feelings. The two things are inseparable.
The combination of economic and political power in the same hands is a sure recipe for tyranny.
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.
If your desire is for good, the people will be good.
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
There is nothing that politicians like better than handing out benefits to be paid for by someone else.
The federal government did not create the states; the states created the federal government.
An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Creation comes before distribution -- or there will be nothing to distribute.
Gold will not always get you good soldiers, but good soldiers can get you gold.
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.
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.
It's not the people who vote that count. It's the people who count the votes.
Is it really true that political self-interest is nobler somehow than economic self-interest?
From politics it was an easy step to silence.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Everyone has the right to make his own decisions, but none has the right to force his decision on others.
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.
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.
Don't you get the idea I'm one of those goddam radicals. Don't get the idea I'm knocking the American system.
Eugenics is ... the most adequate and thorough avenue to the solution of racial, political and social problems.
Not to have a correct political point of view is like having no soul.
Congressmen who willfully take action during wartime that damages morale and undermine the military are saboteurs and should be arrested, exiled, or hung.
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.
Love is indicated by deeds (and not by words).
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.
Till the enemy's weakness is known , he should be kept on friendly terms.
Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes.
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times.
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.
Corruptissima re publica plurimae leges.
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.
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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.