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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Politics:

A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time.
~ Alfred E. Wiggam.

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.
~ Woodrow Wilson.

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes, 26 October 1939.

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
~ Leo Rosten.

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
~ Leonard Bernstein Quotes.

A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in.
~ H.L. Mencken.

A political convention is just not a place where you come away with any trace of faith in human nature.
~ Murray Kempton.

A political leader is necessarily an imposter since he believes in solving life's problems without asking its question.
~ André Malraux.

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
~ Texas Guinan.

A politician looks forward only to the next election. A statesman looks forward to the next generation.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
~ Carl Sandburg.

All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.
~ Albert Einstein Quotes.

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's-license age than at voting age.
~ Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, 1964.

An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names but are as alike in their principles and aims as two peas in the same pod.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes.

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes.

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
~ Gore Vidal Quotes.

At least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes.

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
~ George Jean Nathan.

Before you can begin to think about politics at all, you have to abandon the notion that there is a war between good men and bad men.
~ Walter Lippmann.

Conservatism is the policy of make no change and consult your grandmother when in doubt.
~ Woodrow Wilson.

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
~ Ambrose Bierce Quotes, The Devil's Dictionary.

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
~ John Stuard Mill.

Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
~ George Will.

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
~ Robert Byrne.

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
~ Oscar Wilde Quotes.

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