Quotes by politician

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  • Antonio Villaraigosa
    Antonio Villaraigosa
    American politician 1953-
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    Let me be clear - no one is above the law. Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Men say I am a saint losing himself in politics. That fact is that I am a politician trying my hardest to become a saint.
  • Bernadette Devlin
    Bernadette Devlin
    Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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    My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament: it is to get something done.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
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    My job is to look at what politics is doing, not be a politician myself.
  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
    British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
    Antonia Fraser
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    My mother was a politician in my formative years.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Nothing is so abject and pathetic as a politician who has lost his job, save only a retired stud-horse.
  • Bob Edwards
    Bob Edwards
    American broadcast journalist
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    Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen.
  • Max Weber
    Max Weber
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    One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.
  • Cal Thomas
    Cal Thomas
    American columnist and author 1942-
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    One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    Primarily affecting low-information voters and members of the mainstream media, Obama Worship Syndrome attributes impossible capabilities to Obama's political opponents, finds excuses for every Obama failure in everyone around him and praises the president as the finest politician - nay, human being - of our time.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    Private Vices by the dextrous Management of a skilful Politician may be turned into Publick Benefits.
    Source: The Fable of the Bees A Search into the Nature of Society, p. 428
  • Charles de Gaulle
    Charles de Gaulle
    French statesman 1890-1970
    Charles de Gaulle
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    Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
    Auberon Herbert
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    The career of a politician mainly consists in making one part of the nation do what it does not want to do, in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation.
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