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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.
~ Fawn M. Brodie
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
Life Is A Corrupting Process From The Time A Child Learns To Play His Mother Off Against His Father In The Politics Of When To Go To Bed He Who Fears Corruption Fears Life.
~ Saul David Alinsky
University Politics Are Vicious Precisely Because The Stakes Are So Small.
~ Henry Kissinge
One Of The Penalties For Refusing To Participate In Politics Is That You End Up Being Governed By Your Inferiors.
~ Plato
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 Bedfellows Politics Made Are Never Strange. It Only Seems That Way To Those Who Have Not Watched The Courtship.
~ Marcel Archard
To Do Evil That Good May Come Of It Is For Bunglers In Politics As Well As Morals.
~ William Penn
Practical Politics Consists In Ignoring Facts.
~ Henry Adams
What Is Politics But Persuading The Public To Vote For This And Support That And Endure These For The Promise Of Those.
~ Gilbert Highet
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.
~ Henry Louis Mencken
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