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The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
Political movements always belong to the young.
I'm not in the leftist controlled Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because of my political views, primarily my lifelong militant support of the NRA, the Second Amendment, and my belief that the only good bad guy is a dead bad guy.
History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
Is it really true that political self-interest is nobler somehow than economic self-interest?
A lot of people are bored of all the political correctness.
I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.
It's plain hokum. If you can't convince 'em, confuse 'em. It's an old political trick. But this time it won't work.
Harry S. Truman
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
Honore de Balzac
Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket within the decade? You don't need to imagine it. It's called the United States of America.
Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.
It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political system to start reflect this anger back into, 'How do we fix it? How do we get the economy going again?'
A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.
Harry S. Truman
Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
B. R. Ambedkar
A wingnut is someone on the far-right wing or far-left wing of the political spectrum - the professional partisans, the unhinged activists and the paranoid conspiracy theorists. They're the people who always try to divide rather than unite us.
Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.
John W. Gardner
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!
Honore de Balzac
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.
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
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
Alexis de Tocqueville
All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting 'the rich' to pay 'their fair share' is part of a big charade. This is not about economics, it is about politics.
Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.
There is massive propaganda for everyone to consume. Consumption is good for profits and consumption is good for the political establishment.
Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue.
Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do.
Richard M. Nixon
Believe me, the intellectual revolution is going on, and that has to come first before you see the political changes. That's where I'm very optimistic.
Whether a woman's running for office or she's supporting her husband who's running for office and she gets criticised for wearing open-toed shoes or for the colour of her coat, there's just a lot of history that you bear if you are a woman who puts herself out in the political arena.
Political courage is not political suicide.
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