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Politics Quotes


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A conservative is a Democrat who's been mugged. I think we should just tip the government if it does a good job. Fifteen percent is the standard tip, isn't it?

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.

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.

A free America, democratic in the sense that our forefathers intended it to be, means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call 'democracy' is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.

A majority is always better than the best repartee.

A person who does not concern himself with politics has already made the political choice he was so anxious to spare himself: he is serving the ruling party. See quote detail

A politican is an animal who can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.

A politician . . . one that would circumvent God.

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.

A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he's the only one who can save the ship.

A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman of the next generation. - A politician looks for the success of his party; a statesman for that of his country. - The statesman wishes to steer, while the politician is satisfied to drift.

A politician weakly and amiably in the right, is no match for a politician tenaciously and pugnaciously in the wrong. - You cannot, by tying an opinion to a man's tongue, make him the representative of that opinion; and at the close of any battle for principles, his name will be found neither among the dead, nor the wounded, but among the missing.

A question which can be answered without prejudice to the government is not a fit question to ask.

A statesman is an easy man, He tells his lies by rote; A journalist makes up his lies And takes you by the throat; So stay at home and drink your beer And let the neighbors vote.

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.

After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must say I have climbed my last political mountain.


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