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Sometimes In Politics One Must Duel With Skunks, But No One Should Be Fool Enough To Allow The Skunks To Choose The Weapons.
~ Lester R Bittel
No Science Is Immune To The Infection Of Politics And The Corruption Of Power.
~ Jacob Chanowski
Blood Is Thicker Than Water, But Politics Are Thicker Than Blood.
~ Frank Herbert, Dune
What Is Politics But Persuading The Public To Vote For This And Support That And Endure These For The Promise Of Those.
~ Gilbert Highet
War Is A Continuation Of Politics By Other Means.
~ Carl Von Clausewitz, quoted by Gene Hackman in "Crimson Tide"
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
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
Those Who Say Religion Has Nothing To Do With Politics Do Not Know What Religion Is.
~ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
I Have Come To The Conclusion That Politics Are Too Serious A Matter To Be Left To The Politicians.
~ Charles De Gaulle
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
Those Who Are Too Smart To Engage In Politics Are Punished By Being Governed By Those Who Are Dumber.
~ Plato
There Are Seven Sins In The World: Wealth Without Work, Pleasure Without Conscience, Knowledge Without Character, Commerce Without Morality, Science Without Humanity, Worship Without Sacrifice And Politics Without Principle.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
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