Political Quotes And Sayings


Political Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of political quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.”
Abraham Lincoln

“If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend
– Abraham Lincoln

“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.”
– Abraham Lincoln

Politics is a pendulum whose swings between anarchy and tyranny are fueled by perpetually rejuvenated illusions.”
Albert Einstein

“Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.”
– Albert Einstein

“The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!”
– Albert Einstein

“Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!”
– Allen Ginsberg

“In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons.”
– Anaïs Nin

“After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.”
– Ann Richards

“It is more difficult to organize a peace than to win a war; but the fruits of victory will be lost if the peace is not organized.”

“It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.”
– Aristotle

“Any 20 year-old who isn’t a liberal doesn’t have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn’t a conservative doesn’t have a brain.”
– Author Unknown

“Anyone who says they are not interested in politics is like a drowning man who insists he is not interested in water”
– Author Unknown

“Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.”
– Author Unknown

“The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.”
– Ayn Rand

“A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.”
– Barack Obama

“There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America – there’s the United States of America.”
– Barack Obama

“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.”
– Bertrand Russell

“Go back to bed, America. Your government has figured out how it all transpired. Go back to bed, America. Your government is in control again. Here. Here’s American Gladiators. Watch this, shut up. Go back to bed, America. Here is American Gladiators. Here is 56 channels of it! Watch these pituitary retards bang their fucking skulls together and congratulate you on living in the land of freedom. Here you go, America! You are free to do what we tell you! You are free to do what we tell you!”
– Bill Hicks

“I’m glad mushrooms are against the law, because I took them one time, and you know what happened to me? I laid in a field of green grass for four hours going, “My God! I love everything.” Yeah, now if that isn’t a hazard to our country … how are we gonna justify arms dealing when we realize that we’re all one?”
– Bill Hicks

“I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible literally.”
– Bill Maher

“The problem is that the people with the most ridiculous ideas are always the people who are most certain of them.”
– Bill Maher

“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.
– Bruce Lee

“Sometimes it takes a while to recognize that someone has a special ability to get us to believe in ourselves, to tie that belief to our highest ideals, and to imagine that together we can do great things.
– Caroline Kennedy

“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”
– Charles de Gaulle

“Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”
– Douglas Adams

“To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.”
– Douglas Adams

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”
– Earnest Benn

“Society is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.”
– Edward Abbey

“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”
– Edward R. Murrow

“Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up in our politics and say definite things which mean something, or whether we shall always go on using generalities to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.”
– Frank Herbert

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