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There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.
E. O. Wilson
Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
R. Buckminster Fuller
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians. But the political framework itself is so dead and closed that people look to other sources, like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom.
Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.
I'm a political conservative.
P. J. O'Rourke
Political systems are run by self-selecting politicians. We don't draft people; it's not jury duty.
P. J. O'Rourke
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
John Stuart Mill
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.
Political courage is not political suicide.
Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason.
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
B. R. Ambedkar
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
We're not a political band. We don't want to tell people what to do or what to think. We just want to tell them to think.
Billie Joe Armstrong
The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control.
For us democracy is a question of human dignity. And human dignity is political freedom.
Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.
P. J. O'Rourke
There is no maxim, in my opinion, which is more liable to be misapplied, and which, therefore, more needs elucidation, than the current one, that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong.
For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.
I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.
Neale Donald Walsch
The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear.
Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.
Henry A. Wallace
We believe a renewed commitment to limited government will unshackle our economy and create millions of new jobs and opportunities for all people, of every background, to succeed and prosper. Under this approach, the spirit of initiative - not political clout - determines who succeeds.
I have not the smarts or patience for political office.
It is part of my faith as a Muslim to try to help those who are suffering from poverty or economic or political injustice.
The political system is not for the people. The people are secondary to the economy. It's about what generates money, not about what benefits the people.
The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
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