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In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
Warren G. Harding
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today.
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.
P. J. O'Rourke
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
Harry S Truman
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
John F. Kennedy
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