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"He loved politicians - even Republicans."
Margaret Truman

"Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river."
Nikita S. Khrushchev

"He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander."
Napoleon Bonaparte

"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did."
Newt Gingrich

"The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined."
Neal Barnard, M.D.

"If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers."
Nelson Mandela

"I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill. It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying, and the consequences are serious."
Oliver Stone

"The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too."
Oscar Levant

"Television is democracy at its ugliest."
Paddy Chayefsky

"Television is democracy at its ugliest."
Paddy Chayevsky

"When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators."
P. J. O'Rourke

"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."

"Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber."

"The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it."
P. J. O'Rourke

"Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society."
Pope John Paul II

"Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them."
Paul Valery

"Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you."
Ralph Nader

"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Truth is a tendency."
R. Buckminster Fuller

"Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value."
R. Buckminster Fuller

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