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Politics Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes about Politics.

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

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When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
- Albert Einstein

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

 

In war, you can only be killed once,
but in politics, many times.
- Winston Churchill

Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics
do not know what religion is.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

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Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone
I love not to mix with it.
- Thomas Jefferson

In religion and politics, people's belief's and convictions
are in almost every case gotten at second hand,
and without examination
- Mark Twain

Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
- John F. Kennedy

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
- Winston Churchill

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

War is the ultimate tool of politics.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I was losing interest in politics,
when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again.
What I have done since then is pretty well known.
- Abraham Lincoln

Politics are very much like war.
We may even have to use poison gas at times.
- Winston Churchill

I am never going to have anything more to do
with politics or politicians.
When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely
to writing and painting.
- Winston Churchill

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen
who would protect the rights and privileges of free people
and who would preserve what is
good and fruitful in our national heritage.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed
(and hence clamorous to be led to safety)
by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins,
all of them imaginary.
- H. L. Mencken

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

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

Peace is its own reward.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Without forgiveness, there is no future.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Who controls the past controls the future.
Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell


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