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Politics: (noun) From Greek, poly, meaning many, and ticks, meaning bloodsuckers.

Anon Quotes

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Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all!By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. - "The Liberty Song".

John Dickinson Quotes

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The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.

William Westmoreland Quotes

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Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.

Alexis de Tocqueville Quotes

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Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you're told.

Dave Barry Quotes

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The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes

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Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.

James Fenimore Cooper Quotes

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A monarch's neck should always have a noose around it -- it keeps him upright.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed. - Reflections on Life.

Alexis Carrel Quotes

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Up men to your posts! Don't forget today that you are from old Virginia. - Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.

Gen. George Pickett Quotes

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Don't talk to me about atrocities in war; all war is an atrocity.

Lord Kitchener Quotes

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Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?

Patrick Henry Quotes

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We trained hard - but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we were reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing, and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while actually producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.

Dave Barry Quotes

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Blood alone moves the wheels of history.

Benito Mussolini Quotes

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Man's rights are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature.

Samuel Adams Quotes

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The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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The tendency of democracies is, in all things, to mediocrity, since the tastes, knowledge, and principles of the majority form the tribunal of appeal.

James Fenimore Cooper Quotes

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I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in running our government.

Cissy Farenthold Quotes

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The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do.

Joseph Stalin Quotes

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Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.

Thurgood Marshall Quotes

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Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest." N.B.: This quote refers to the British disarmament of the Indian Army. Gandhi never advocated the individual right to bear arms. - Gandhi, An Autobiography.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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You can get a lot more done with a kind word and a gun, than with a kind word alone.

Al Capone Quotes

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If none were to have Liberty but those who understand what it is, there would not be many freed Men in the world.

Lord Halifax Quotes

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