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Once you've built the big machinery of political power, remember you won't always be the one to run it.
P. J. O'Rourke
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.
I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.
I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Adlai E. Stevenson
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
Louis D. Brandeis
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
The need for peace in Northern Ireland goes well beyond political stability. It now speaks to regional Europe and even global stability.
I question the political judgement of those who would have the nerve to paint Christ white with his obvious African nose, lips and wooly hair.
John Henrik Clarke
Political advertising ought to be stopped. It's the only really dishonest kind of advertising that's left. It's totally dishonest.
Filipinos are not worse than any other colonized people except that our colonization was a little longer, and the independence movement was always dictated in political terms, never in social ones. We borrowed terms, but we didn't understand them.
Political work is the life-blood of all economic work.
Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.
Actors with political views are a dime a dozen.
Civility is not not saying negative or harsh things. It is not the absence of critical analysis. It is the manner in which we are sharing this territorial freedom of political discussion. If our discourse is yelled and screamed and interrupted and patronized, that's uncivil.
The United States has overstepped its borders in all spheres - economic, political and humanitarian - and has imposed itself on other states.
Some experts believe that somebody is deceiving WikiLeaks, that its reputation is being undermined in order for it to be used for political purposes.
We must stop using the language of force and return to the path of civilized diplomatic and political settlement.
We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.
The first problem of the media is posed by what does not get translated, or even published in the dominant political languages.
We shall never change our political leaders until we change the people who elect them.
People with HIV are still stigmatized. The infection rates are going up. People are dying. The political response is appalling. The sadness of it, the waste.
The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.
No matter where you stand politically - even if you're unsure of what your political ideology is - it is important to take part in the process of shaping our government.
Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
John F. Kennedy
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