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288 Greatest Quotes About Politics


Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. Mark Twain
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. Thomas Jefferson
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. Mark Twain
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it. Thomas Jefferson
All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal. John Steinbeck
Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does. Groucho Marx
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman. John Adams
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times. Winston Churchill
I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you. Ann Richards
In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams
Politics is a noble activity. We should revalue it, practise it with vocation and a dedication that requires testimony, martyrdom, that is to die for the common good. Pope Francis
The main vice of capitalism is the uneven distribution of prosperity. The main vice of socialism is the even distribution of misery. Winston Churchill
Republican is fine, if your a millionaire. Democrats is fair, if all you own is what you wear. Neither of them's really right, cause neither of them care. Frank Zappa
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters. Fidel Castro
Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong. Jean-Paul Sartre
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. Ayn Rand
I don't want to express my opinion about actual politics, because if I do, I have to be responsible for my decision. Haruki Murakami
We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate. Thomas Jefferson
Always stand on principle even if you stand alone. John Adams
India has never played politics with national security. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country. Theodore Roosevelt
The more you observe politics, the more you've got to admit that each party is worse than the other. Will Rogers
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. Charles Bukowski
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry. Frank Zappa
Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn't the top priority. Angela Merkel
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. Douglas Adams
The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary. Gloria Steinem
He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. George Bernard Shaw
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. Thomas Jefferson
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit. Noam Chomsky
America has the best politicians money can buy. Will Rogers
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. Robert Louis Stevenson
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. Henry Kissinger
Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him. Fyodor Dostoevsky
I think that people are tired. They're tired of the same old kind of politics. People want a new tone to politics. Michelle Obama
To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem. Douglas Adams
There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle. Alexis de Tocqueville
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. Milton Friedman
All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats. Groucho Marx
One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. Donald Trump
Democrats are the only reason to vote for Republicans. Will Rogers
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves. Ronald Reagan
I will never retire from politics, the revolution, or the ideas I have. Fidel Castro
Justice is the one thing you should always find. Toby Keith
I'm only a little interested in politics. But I'm always on top of the news, both in Brazil and abroad. Ronaldo
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things. Barack Obama
The money in politics is a cash cow for the media. Noam Chomsky
Since the 1930s the technique of buying votes with the voters' own money has been expanded to an extent undreamed of by earlier politicians. Milton Friedman