Quotes by politics

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  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
  • David Mamet
    David Mamet
    American Playwright 1947-
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    A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    I tell you folks, all politics is applesauce.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny.
  • Max Weber
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    Only he has the calling for politics who is sure that he will not crumble when the world from his point of view is too stupid or base for what he wants to offer. Only he who in the face of all this can say ''In spite of all!'' has the calling for politics.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
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    Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn to chicken salad.
  • Anita Loos
    Anita Loos
    American writer, screenwriter 1893-1981
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    That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    We're living through a time where we are fighting wars fostered by politics, admittedly not on the same scale as the First World War, but with equally tragic realities for our soldiers and their families.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...today everything is commercialized--politics, religion, education, ideology, belief, the armed services....Everything has its price.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    A few weeks ago, I was at the gym, talking to a friend about politics. Overhearing the conversation, a young man - maybe 25 years old - interrupted to say, 'Obama? He hasn't done a single thing!'
  • Bernard Goldberg
    Bernard Goldberg
    American author and journalist 1945-
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    A lot of people who voted for Barack Obama expected and were led to expect something new in politics: a new tone of political discourse in Washington. And I think - I think they're disappointed, because Barack Obama is not a new kind of politician. In fact, he's an old Chicago politician.
  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
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    A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
  • David Lloyd George
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
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    A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.
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