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Quotes About Politics - Some Cynical, Some Hopeful, All On Point (Page 2 of 2)

Quote: You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in a minute who's for you and who's against you. by author Samuel Johnson overlaid on photo of black dragonfly perched on green grass in close up photography during daytime
Photo Credit: Serge van Neck

You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in a minute who's for you and who's against you.


Quote: Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least. by author Robert Byrne overlaid on photo of red tulip in bloom close up photo
Photo Credit: Stanislav Rozhkov

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.


Quote: Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of woman in blue denim jacket with red rose on ear
Photo Credit: Becca Tapert

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.


Quote: It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of black dog
Photo Credit: David Lezcano

It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.


Quote: Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right? by author Robert Orben overlaid on photo of black and yellow butterfly
Photo Credit: Fleur

Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?


Quote: Politics have no relation to morals. by author Niccolò Machiavelli overlaid on photo of photo of author Niccolò Machiavelli with quote

Politics have no relation to morals.


Quote: We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy. by author Martin L. Gross overlaid on photo of elephant play with brown sand
Photo Credit: Alan J. Hendry

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.


Quote: The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces. by author Maureen Murphy overlaid on photo of smiling woman
Photo Credit: Kate Kozyrka

The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.


Quote: There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. by author Michel de Montaigne overlaid on photo of soldiers on field at daytime
Photo Credit: Bao Menglong

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.


Quote: Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of photo of author Martin Luther King Jr.  with quote

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.


Quote: Politics should not be the least heart-filled thing we do, it should be the most heart-filled thing we do. by author Marianne Williamson overlaid on photo of red tulips
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Politics should not be the least heart-filled thing we do, it should be the most heart-filled thing we do.


Quote: Politics is in a crisis because it's separated from our deep humanity. by author Marianne Williamson overlaid on photo of woman in blue denim jacket leaning on man's shoulder near body of water
Photo Credit: Milan Popovic

Politics is in a crisis because it's separated from our deep humanity.


Quote: I remember when I first came to Washington. For the first six months you wonder how the hell you ever got here. For the next six months you wonder how the hell the rest of them ever got here. by author Harry S. Truman overlaid on photo of black and gray floral textile
Photo Credit: Adrien Olichon

I remember when I first came to Washington. For the first six months you wonder how the hell you ever got here. For the next six months you wonder how the hell the rest of them ever got here.


Quote: I am persuaded, you will permit me to observe, that the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction. by author George Washington overlaid on photo of purple flowers under sunny sky
Photo Credit: kiyomi shiomura

I am persuaded, you will permit me to observe, that the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction.


Quote: Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. by author Franklin D. Roosevelt overlaid on photo of high-angle photography of beach side
Photo Credit: Syd Sujuaan

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.


Quote: Politics is not bean bags. It's serious, tough stuff. by author Colin Powell overlaid on photo of focus photography of chick on gray ground
Photo Credit: Ray Hennessy

Politics is not bean bags. It's serious, tough stuff.


Quote: In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant. by author Charles de Gaulle overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles de Gaulle with quote

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.


Quote: I love voting day. I love the sight of my fellow citizens lining up to make their voices heard. by author Beth Broderick overlaid on photo of photo of author Beth Broderick with quote

I love voting day. I love the sight of my fellow citizens lining up to make their voices heard.


Quote: Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President. by author Barbara Boxer overlaid on photo of photo of author Barbara Boxer with quote

Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.


Quote: I think politics come out of psychology. by author Bruce Springsteen overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Springsteen with quote

I think politics come out of psychology.


Quote: An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of worm's eye view of trees during night time
Photo Credit: Ryan Hutton

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.


Quote: We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. by author Aesop overlaid on photo of group of people waving their hands
Photo Credit: Edwin Andrade

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.


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