September 21, 2016

Politics Quotes

“I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.” – A.N. Wilson
“I think one of the very frightening things about the regime of the National Socialists is that it made people happy.” – A.N. Wilson
“Definition of ”Free”: You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.” – Aaron Allston
“I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion.” – Andrew Greeley
“Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.” – Aristophanes
“The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.” – Aristotle
“Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.” – Aristotle
“The Congress has historically played covert communal politics in order to create what in India we call vote banks where you pit one community against another and so on in order to secure votes.” – Arundhati Roy
“This was the way I was brought up to think of politics, that politics was to do with ethics, it was to do with responsibility, it was to do with service, so I think I was conditioned to think like that, and I’m too old to change now.” – Aung San Suu Kyi
“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).” – Ayn Rand
“The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes.” – Benazir Bhutto
“You can’t trust politicians. It doesn’t matter who makes a political speech. It’s all lies – and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well.” – Bob Geldof
“It’s really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you’re going to get it to these people.” – Bob Geldof
“I was really lucky that I came to puberty at a time when music and politics were completely intertwined.” – Bob Geldof
“Political people don’t solve stuff – not really. Political people are like guys in pop music.” – Bruce Sterling
“In science it often happens that scientists say, ”You know that’s a really good argument; my position is mistaken,” and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn’t happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.” – Carl Sagan
“The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don”t have to waste your time voting.” – Charles Bukowski
“You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.” – Charles Bukowski
“I was aggressively nonpolitical. I believed that people who make a fuss about politics do so because their heads are too empty to think about more important things. So I felt nothing but impatient contempt for Osborne’s Jimmy Porter and the rest of the heroes of social protest.” – Colin Wilson
“You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people. You can’t save the people, if you don’t serve the people.” – Cornel West
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