Kutipan (Quote) - Politics (4)

The world is governed by opinion.
William Ellery Channing

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill. It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying, and the consequences are serious.
Oliver Stone

When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers.
Imelda Marcos

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
Daniel Webster

The secret of getting things done is to act!
Dante Alighieri

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
R. Buckminster Fuller

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
Ralph Nader

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
Lady Bird Johnson

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale.
John W. Gardner

As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
Daniel J. Boorstin

The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
Fidel Castro

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used exclusively for the benefit of the people, to whom they belong.
Fidel Castro

We didn't actually overspend our budget. The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
Frank Howard Clark

He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
Henry B. Adams

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

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.
Theodore White

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

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
Sandra Day O'Connor

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.
Sandra Day O'Connor

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
Sandra Day O'Connor

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

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power.
Maggie Gallagher

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
E. B. White

The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.
Oscar Levant

Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don't know what they are conserving.
Robertson Davies

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

The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.
John Foster Dulles

In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
J. William Fulbright

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
Russell Baker

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
Dick Gregory

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

What politicians want to create is irreversible change because when you leave office someone changes it back again.
Estelle Morris

I can't let important policy decisions hinge on the fact that an election is coming up every 90 days.
Gerhard Schroder

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

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
Grover Cleveland

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
Grover Cleveland

Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.
George Will

I was a woman in a man's world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot.
Jeane Kirkpatrick

The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
Louis D. Brandeis

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

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