Politics quotes

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go …Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.

Short Wisdom

One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by …One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

Funny Philosophy Truth

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was …Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Short Truth

Seven Deadly Sins: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, …Seven Deadly Sins: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, Knowledge without character, Politics without principle, Commerce without morality, Worship without sacrifice.

Science Work Knowledge Character

The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to …The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.

Humor

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution …Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable

Peace

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the …It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.

Peace Short War

A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary …A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.

Change Inspirational Short

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around …The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.

Philosophy

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and …It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

War

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God …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.

God Inspirational Philosophy Religion

Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves …Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.



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What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction …What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?

War

In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a …In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.

Philosophy

Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our …Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.

Fear

Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy's resistance without …Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Success War Enemy

In politics, stupidity is not a …In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.

Funny Short

For the powerful, crimes are those that others …For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.

Short

As government expands, liberty …As government expands, liberty contracts.

Short

Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the …Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.

Short Humor

Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat …Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.

Short Humor Insult

If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone …If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.

God Humor

Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your …Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.

Never attempt to win by force what can be won by …Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.

Wisdom

The truth is the greatest enemy of the …The truth is the greatest enemy of the State.

History Short Truth Enemy

The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are …The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.

Freedom

Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the …Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to …The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.

Philosophy

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, …There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.

Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in …Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.

Humor

In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When …In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.

Change

In America, anyone can become president. That's the …In America, anyone can become president. That's the problem.

Humor

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the …Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

History Future Past

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt …When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

Short War Enemy

If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system. That's much more powerful than rebelling …If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system. That's much more powerful than rebelling outside the system.

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him …An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.

Short

How do you tell a Communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an …How do you tell a Communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.

Witty Humor

The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole …The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon.

Humor

Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world …Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political …He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

Ignorance

Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its …Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.

The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the …The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.

The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people …The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba -- yes Cuba too.

Freedom History Philosophy

A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves …A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.

Real change never occurs from the top on down, [but] always from the bottom on …Real change never occurs from the top on down, [but] always from the bottom on up.

Change

That is what I have always understood to be the essence of anarchism: the conviction that the …That is what I have always understood to be the essence of anarchism: the conviction that the burden of proof has to be placed on authority, and that it should be dismantled if that burden cannot be met.

Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them …Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.

Knowledge Idea

The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the …The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered.

War

I have left orders to be awakened at any time during national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet …I have left orders to be awakened at any time during national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting.

Humor

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. I'm beginning to believe …When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. I'm beginning to believe it.

Funny Belief

The greatest and most powerful revolutions often start very quietly, hidden in the shadows. …The greatest and most powerful revolutions often start very quietly, hidden in the shadows. Remember that.

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a …Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them.

Honesty Insult

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending …I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural …Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'

Knowledge Ignorance

I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us …I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.

Funny Religion

What a terrible era in which idiots govern the …What a terrible era in which idiots govern the blind.

Short

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do …Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Wisdom

You're in America now... Our idea of diplomacy is showing up with a gun in one hand and a sandwich …You're in America now... Our idea of diplomacy is showing up with a gun in one hand and a sandwich in the other and asking which you'd prefer.

Humor

If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under …If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools.

To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a …To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.

Humor Problems People

It is the absolute right of the State to supervise the formation of public …It is the absolute right of the State to supervise the formation of public opinion.

Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the …Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.

In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a …In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.

Whoever can conquer the street will one day conquer the state, for every form of power politics and …Whoever can conquer the street will one day conquer the state, for every form of power politics and any dictatorship-run state has its roots in the street.

I am sure that the Japanese, the Chinese, and the peoples of Islam will always be closer to us …I am sure that the Japanese, the Chinese, and the peoples of Islam will always be closer to us than, for example, France, in spite of the fact that we are related by blood

Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden …Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death.

Death Fear

The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for …The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans.

Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath …Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.

You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter …You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.

Philosophy Reality

I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that …I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.

Our masters have not heard the people's voice for generations and it is much, much louder than they …Our masters have not heard the people's voice for generations and it is much, much louder than they care to remember.

Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting …Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.

Humor People

We don't mind having sanctions banning us from Europe. We are not …We don't mind having sanctions banning us from Europe. We are not Europeans.

If you can feel that staying human is worth while, even when it can't have any result whatever, …If you can feel that staying human is worth while, even when it can't have any result whatever, you've beaten them.