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We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy. (Quote by - Martin L. Gross)

It is necessary that I should qualify the doctrine of its being not men, but measures, that I am determined to support. In a monarchy it is the duty of parliament to look at the men as well as at the measures. (Quote by - Brougham and vaux)

What is conservatism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried? (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. (Quote by - Charles DeGaulle)

A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation. (Quote by - James Freeman Clarke)

We'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate. (Quote by - Frank McKinney)

I have certainly not got re-elected to retire, and I shall certainly start trying to push my influence in politics as far as I possibly can (Quote by - Kenneth Clarke)

He is so aware of being politically correct he refers to a taco as Hispanic food. (Quote by - Wendy Morgan)

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. (Quote by - George Jean Nathan)

It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember. (Quote by - Eugene McCarthy)

If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson)

Ultimately politics in a democracy reflects values much more than it shapes them. (Quote by - Arnold A. Rogow)

There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for then we get rid of cant and hypocrisy. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Did you ever see that painting the Mona Lisa. It always reminds me of a reporter listening to a politician. (Quote by - Robert Orben)

The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery. They're the kind of people who'd stop to help you change a flat, but would somehow manage to set your car on fire. I would be reluctant to entrust them with a Cuisinart, let alone the economy. The Republicans, on the other hand, would know how to fix your tire, but they wouldn't bother to stop because they'd want to be on time for Ugly Pants Night at the country club. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. (Quote by - Richard Armour)

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

If people have to choose between freedom and sandwiches they will take sandwiches. (Quote by - Lord Boyd-Orr)

As a politician he does everything to keep out of trouble, often by not asking questions. However, it does bother him that every time the doorbell rings his maid hides in the dryer. (Quote by - Jay Leno)

Damned Neuters, in their Middle way of Steering, Are neither Fish, nor Flesh, nor good Red Herring. (Quote by - John Dryden)

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative. (Quote by - John Kenneth Galbraith)

We have plenty of Confidence in this country, but we are a little short of good men to place our Confidence in. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

They pick a president, and then for four years they pick on him. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson)


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