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It was a storm in a tea cup, but in politics we sail in paper boats. (Quote by - Harold Macmillan)

It's nice to have four years between elections. It takes people that long to regain their faith. (Quote by - Anonymous)

Someone asked me... how I felt and I was reminded of a story that a fellow townsman of ours used to tell (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln. They asked him how he felt once after an unsuccessful election. He said he felt like a little boy who has stubbed his toe in the dark. He said that he was too old to cry, but it hurt too much to laugh. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson)

Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow the skunks to choose the weapons. (Quote by - Joe Cannon)

The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Nobody believes a rumor here in Washington until it's officially denied. (Quote by - Edward Cheyfitz)

Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds. (Quote by - Henry Adams)

Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right. (Quote by - H.L. Mencken)

Politics, and the fate of mankind, are shaped by men without ideals and without greatness. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

What matters in Politics is what men actually do - sincerity is no excuse for acting unpolitically, and insincerity may be channelled by politics into good results. (Quote by - Bernard Crick)

As long as I count the votes what are you going to do about it? (Quote by - William M. Tweed)

In academic life you seek to state absolute truths; in politics you seek to accommodate truth to the facts around you. (Quote by - Pierre Elliott Trudeau)

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. (Quote by - Plato)

A man that'd expict to thrain lobsters to fly in a year is called a loonytic; but a man that thinks men can be tur-rned into angels by an iliction is called a rayformer an' remains at large. (Quote by - Finley Peter Dunne)

Politics - I don't know why, but they seem to have a tendency to separate us, to keep us from one another, while nature is always and ever making efforts to bring us together. (Quote by - Sean O'Casey)

The Duty of an Opposition is to oppose. (Quote by - Sir Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill)

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. (Quote by - Leonard Bernstein)

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. (Quote by - William E. Gladstone)

A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected. (Quote by - Carl Sandburg)

The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning. (Quote by - Adlai E. Stevenson)

I always voted at my party's call, And I never thought of thinking for myself at all. (Quote by - W. S. Gilbert)

The world is a dangerous place to live (Quote by - not because of the people who are evil but because of the people who don't do anything about it. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he's the only one who can save the ship. (Quote by - Ivern Ball)

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. (Quote by - Doug Larson)


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