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Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
William E. Gladstone
Nowadays, politically, everybody is promising everything. That's the only way you can get elected.
Politically, the world is so confused right now - there's so much suffering caused by various movements by various parties and people in power in government.
June Jordan, who died of cancer in 2002, was a brilliant, fierce, radical, and frequently furious poet. We were friends for thirty years. Not once in that time did she step back from what was transpiring politically and morally in the world. She spoke up, and led her students, whom she adored, to do the same.
I've never thought of it consciously... I say exactly what I think, and very often it's totally politically incorrect. I get, always, chastised for it. So it's not shtick. But I think I'm the one who says, 'The emperor has no clothes.'
From the day I started to think politically and to develop my own moral values, from my earliest youth, I have been an ardent defender of Israel.
When it comes to the health of our families, Barack refused to listen to all those folks who told him to leave health reform for another day, another president. He didn't care whether it was the easy thing to do politically - that's not how he was raised - he cared that it was the right thing to do.
Black women sharing close ties with each other, politically or emotionally, are not the enemies of Black men.
Well, just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn't work. You can be politically incorrect if you're smart.
Being at the top of your game intellectually, philosophically, politically, is not a forever thing.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength.
I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized.
I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty.
The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.
I haven't always been warmly welcomed for holding my conservative positions in Hollywood. Then again, I've never been very good at being politically correct either, on or off screen. So why start now?
Just because people think politically different to you doesn't mean they're inhuman.
I refuse to totally grow up. I've always been someone who says and does things that push politically correct boundaries.
I think that to explore the uncomfortable and the politically incorrect is the job of the artist.
What I say should always be prefaced with this: I'm not really politically articulate. I just try to be like Thomas Paine: what is common sense? So when I say these things to you, I am speaking from a humanist point of view. I just look around and see what's wrong.
Sometimes, I feel the reason I have become a star beyond my films is that I am politically incorrect.
Nothing is politically right which is morally wrong.
I don't think people are going to switch over to bikes because it's good for them or because it's politically correct. They're going to do it because it gets them from A to B faster.
Hunger is a political issue, and there are several things politically that are keeping people hungry - not funding food stamps adequately, not funding school lunches adequately. So there is a political solution to the problem of hunger.
I'd rather be biblically correct than politically correct.
The young people who join extremist groups are clearly suffering from massive deficiencies in religious knowledge and are often politically gullible (when they are not attempting to salve pangs of conscience by cutting themselves off from a life of delinquency).
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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