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A Conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Politics
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
~ Walter Bagehot | (British economist ) | 1826-1877 | Politics
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
~ Walter Bagehot | (British economist ) | 1826-1877 | Politics
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A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Politics
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A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
~ Henry Louis Mencken | ( American journalist ) | 1880-1956 | Politics
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A majority is always better than the best repartee.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Politics
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and ten. It is at this age, when he would be too old to be a clerk or a gardener or a police-court magistrate, that he is ripe to govern a country.
~ W. Somerset Maugham | (British novelist and playwright. ) | 1874-1965 | Politics
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A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader.
~ Bernard M. Baruch | (American financier, and political consultant. ) | 1870-1965 | Politics
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
A politician is a man who understands government and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen years.
~ Harry S. Truman | ( American politician. ) | 1884-1972 | Politics
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A politician is one that would circumvent God.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Politics
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A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt | ( Thirty-second President of the USA. ) | 1882-1945 | Politics
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Politics
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A Whig is properly what is called a Trimmer -- that is, a coward to both sides of the question, who dare not be a knave nor an honest man, but is a sort of whiffing, shuffling, cunning, silly, contemptible, unmeaning negation of the two.
~ William Hazlitt | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Politics
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An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Politics
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Any 20 year-old who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Politics
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Cant is always rather nauseating; but before we condemn political hypocrisy, let us remember that it is the tribute paid by men of leather to men of God, and that the acting of the part of someone better than oneself may actually commit one to a course of behavior perceptibly less evil than what would be normal and natural in an avowed cynic.
~ Aldous Huxley | ( British author. ) | 1894-1963 | Politics
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Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Politics
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Don't buy a single vote more than necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.
~ John F. Kennedy | ( Thirty-fifth President of the USA ) | 1917-1963 | Politics
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Everything in our political life tends to hide from us that there is anything wiser than our ordinary selves.
~ Matthew Arnold | (British poet and cultural critic ) | 1822 - 1888 | Politics
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Finality is not the language of politics.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Politics
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Fleas can be taught nearly anything that a Congressman can.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Politics
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