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

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Religion forbids us from assuming a God-like character. This is especially true in politics and government, where limiting the power of the state, division of powers, and the doctrine of checks and balances are established in order to prevent accumulation of power that might lead to such Godly claims. Abdolkarim Soroush

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If you see something is going wrong within politics and the world today, then some Hip Hop artist is gonna come along and get straight with it. If they think that there's a lot of racism going on then there's another Hip Hop artist who's gonna come out and speak their mind. Afrika Bambaataa

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There has been a shift to what may be defined as a culture of negativity which goes well beyond coverage of politics. Alastair Campbell

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By asking the question 'Am I happy?,' and via the answer setting out what I mean by happiness, there is a political route that can be taken, by asking another question - 'Can politics deliver happiness, and should it try?' Alastair Campbell

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We're getting the sort of 'compromise' American politics specializes in: the one where things are intentionally made worse for most people in the hopes that if things are made bad enough, the other side will cave. Alex Pareene

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The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs. Alphonse de Lamartine

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America wants solutions. America wants a leader. No more tabloid politics. Alveda King

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African-Americans who might have disagreed with candidate Obama's left-of-center politics voted for him in 2008 because electing a candidate with brown skin was too historic an opportunity to miss. Alveda King

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I must try desperately to absorb all information I can about the Middle East. I want to excel. I want to speak articulately about the politics of the Middle East and its religion. Amanda Lindhout

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I'm in politics. I'm in government, so nothing surprises me. Andrew Cuomo

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Very few people go into politics to be reviled. Andrew Cuomo

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People go into politics because they want the affirmation, and they want the applause. Andrew Cuomo

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Once you start saying, 'Let's talk political, my own politics, my own aspirations,' it can become not just distracting in that it takes time, but it can become confusing and frustrating, and is this now a political agenda or a governmental agenda. Andrew Cuomo

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If I weren't doing the politics, I wouldn't be doing my job. Andrew Cuomo

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Unfortunately, I think it's very difficult to separate policy from politics. In a perfect world, in some instances, you probably would want to. In other instances, you'd probably say that the political element is important because it should, in a perfect world, match what the stakeholders need or want, or what the public is after. Andrew Ross Sorkin

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In truth, in the fairy-tale version of bailing out Lehman, the next domino, A.I.G., would have fallen even harder. If the politics of bailing out Lehman were bad, the politics of bailing out A.I.G. would have been worse. And the systemic risk that a failure of A.I.G. posed was orders of magnitude greater than Lehman's collapse. Andrew Ross Sorkin

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Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer. Anita Roddick

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Somehow we can't live outside the politics of race. There's something very deep in all of us, that is taught to us when we are very, very little. Which is the disrespect and fear of the other. Anna Deavere Smith

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At a purely practical level, history is important because it provides the basic skills needed for students to go further in sociology, politics, international relations and economics. History is also an ideal discipline for almost all careers in the law, the civil service and the private sector. Antony Beevor

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I know more about wheat and olive trees than I do about politics. Ariel Sharon

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Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means. Arthur Koestler

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The regional parties have emerged as a strong force, and they, too, deserve a place in national politics. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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Whatever understanding is reached with Pakistan has to be followed honestly, and everybody will have to rise above party politics and be actively committed to make India prosperous. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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In Israel politics, four years is like 400 years in Europe. Avigdor Lieberman

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The President's post should not be politicised. Once a president is elected, he is above politics. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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What is politics? Political system is equal to development politics plus political politics. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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I'm not sophisticated when it comes to politics, when it comes to journalism. Aaron Sorkin

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I'm not in the business of politics. Abby Wambach

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The ballot is stronger than the bullet. Abraham Lincoln

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