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Wise Quotes about Politic

May you find great value in these Politic quotes and sayings.

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
- Albert Einstein


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Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone
I love not to mix with it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

In war, you can only be killed once,
but in politics, many times.
- Winston Churchill

 

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
- Winston Churchill

Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics
do not know what religion is.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In religion and politics, people's belief's and convictions
are in almost every case gotten at second hand,
and without examination
- Mark Twain

Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
- John F. Kennedy

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I was losing interest in politics,
when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again.
What I have done since then is pretty well known.
- Abraham Lincoln

Politics are very much like war.
We may even have to use poison gas at times.
- Winston Churchill

War is the ultimate tool of politics.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I am never going to have anything more to do
with politics or politicians.
When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely
to writing and painting.
- Winston Churchill

Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up
in our politics and say definite things which mean something,
or whether we shall always go on using generalities
to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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.
- H. L. Mencken

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen
who would protect the rights and privileges of free people
and who would preserve what is
good and fruitful in our national heritage.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Who controls the past controls the future.
Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu


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