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Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
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
Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles de Gaulle
There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
R. Buckminster Fuller
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
Warren G. Harding
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve.
William Tecumseh Sherman
In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
H. L. Mencken
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
William E. Gladstone
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
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
Harry S Truman
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
John Stuart Mill
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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