Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
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Suppose they gave a war, and nobody came? Why then, the war would come to you!
more Bertolt Brecht quotes
By doing just a little every day, I can gradually let the task completely overwhelm me.
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I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it.
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I waited and waited, and when no message came, I knew it must have been from you.
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Anybody that wants the Presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.
more David Broder quotes
The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
more Heywood Hale Broun quotes
Tax reform is taking the taxes off things that have been taxed in the past and putting taxes on things that haven't been taxed before.
more Art Buchwald quotes
Without bigots, eccentrics, cranks and heretics the world would not progress.
more Frank Gelett Burgess quotes
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
more Edmund Burke quotes
Too bad all the people who know how to run this country are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.
more George Burns quotes
They misunderestimated me.
more George W. Bush quotes
There should be some schools called deformatories to which people are sent if they are too good to be practical.
more Samuel Butler quotes
Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress go up every time we go into recess?
more Sen. Robert C. Byrd quotes
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
more John Cage quotes
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
more Simon Cameron quotes
The world looks as if it has been left in the custody of trolls.
more Father Robert F. Capon quotes
If pigs could vote, the man with the slop bucket would be elected swineherd every time, no matter how much slaughtering he did on the side.
more Orson Scott Card quotes
Contrariwise", continued Tweedledee, "If it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.
more Lewis Carroll quotes
Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries.
more Douglas Casey quotes
The problem with political jokes is they get elected.
more Henry Cate VII quotes
There’s so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?
more Dick Cavett quotes
Any one of the strange laws we suffer is a compromise between a fad and a vested interest.
more Gilbert Keith Chesterton quotes
For good or evil, a line has been passed in our political history; and something that we have known all our lives is dead. I will take only one example of it: our politicians can no longer be caricatured.
more Gilbert Keith Chesterton quotes
The Party System was founded on one national notion of fair play. It was the notion that folly and futility should be fairly divided between both sides.
more Gilbert Keith Chesterton quotes
The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. Even when the revolutionist might himself repent of his revolution, the traditionalist is already defending it as part of his tradition. Thus we have two great types -- the advanced person who rushes us into ruin, and the retrospective person who admires the ruins. He admires them especially by moonlight, not to say moonshine. Each new blunder of the progressive or prig becomes instantly a legend of immemorial antiquity for the snob. This is called the balance, or mutual check, in our Constitution.
more Gilbert Keith Chesterton quotes
A fanatic is a person who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most times he will pick himself up and carry on.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
There are a lot of lies going around... and half of them are true.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But, it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
more Sir Winston Churchill quotes
Avoid any specific discussion of public policy at public meetings.
more Quintus Tullius Cicero quotes
You know the one thing that's wrong with this country? Everyone gets a chance to have their fair say.
more Bill Clinton quotes
A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members.
more David B. Coblitz quotes
Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.
more Mark B. Cohen quotes
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
more Calvin Coolidge quotes
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.
more Alan Corenk quotes
If it was necessary to tolerate in other people everything that one permits oneself, life would be unbearable.
more Georges Courteline quotes
I've over-educated myself in all the things I shouldn't have known.
more Noel Coward quotes
Life is an incurable disease.
more Abraham Cowley quotes
There ain't no ticks like poly-ticks. Bloodsuckers all.
more Davy Crockett quotes
We don't know who discovered water, but we are certain it wasn't a fish.
more John Culkin quotes
Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.
more Frank Dane quotes
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
more Clarence S. Darrow quotes
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
more Honore de Balzac quotes
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