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Objective Journalism Is One Of The Main Reasons American Politics Has Been Allowed To Be So Corrupt For So Long.
~ Hunter S. Thompson
For The Ordinary Man Is Passive. Within A Narrow Circle Home Life, And Perhaps The Trade Unions Or Local Politics He Feels Himself Master Of His Fate, But Against Major Events He Is As Helpless As Against The Elements. So Far From Endeavouring To Influence The Future, He Simply Lies Down And Lets Things Happen To Him.
~ George Orwell
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.
~ Henry Louis Mencken
Those Who Say Religion Has Nothing To Do With Politics Do Not Know What Religion Is.
~ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
To Bemoan The Messiness Of Politics Is Not Just A Folly It Betrays A Dangerous Impatience With Basic Realities. It Is Like Becoming Disturbed That People Do Not Fall In Love Sensibly -- And So Deciding To Computerize The Problem.
~ Theodore Roszak
War Is The Continuation Of Politics By Other Means.
~ General Karl Von Clausewitz, Book: "On War"
What Is Politics But Persuading The Public To Vote For This And Support That And Endure These For The Promise Of Those.
~ Gilbert Highet
Beware The Politically Obsessed. They Are Often Bright And Interesting, But They Have Something Missing In Their Natures There Is A Hole, An Empty Place, And They Use Politics To Fill It Up. It Leaves Them Somehow Misshapen.
~ Peggy Noonan
The Teaching Of Politics Is That The Government, Which Was Set For Protection And Comfort Of All Good Citizens, Becomes The Principal Obstruction And Nuisance With Which We Have To Contend? The Cheat And Bully And Malefactor We Meet Everywhere Is The Government.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journal, 1860
In Politics You Must Always Keep Running With The Pack. The Moment That You Falter And They Sense That You Are Injured, The Rest Will Turn On You Like Wolves.
~ R. A. Butle
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
To Do Evil That Good May Come Of It Is For Bunglers In Politics As Well As Morals.
~ William Penn
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