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Protection and patriotism are reciprocal.

John Caldwell Calhoun Quotes , Source: in a speech delivered in the House of Representatives

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Away with the cant of "Measures not men!"--the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. No Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.

George Canning Quotes , Source: in a speech against the Addington Ministry

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A minister who moves about in society is in a position to read the signs of the times even in a festive gathering, but one who remains shut up in his office learns nothing.

Duc de Choiseul Quotes , Source: in Jack F. Bernard's "Talleyrand" (1973)

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One of the greatest Romans, when asked where were his politics, replied, "Imperium et libertas." That would not make a bad programme for a British Ministry.

Sir Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill Quotes , Source: in a speech at Randolph House, London

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The Duty of an Opposition is to oppose.

Sir Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill Quotes , Source: in a speech at Randolph House, London

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Here the two great interests Imperium et Libertas, res olim insociabiles (saith Tacitus), began to incounter each other.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (3) Quotes , Source: Divi Britannici (p. 849)

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There are no true friends in politics.

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Legibus (III, 15)

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Party honesty is party expediency.

Steven Grover Cleveland Quotes , Source: in a interview in the "New York Commercial Advertiser"

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It is a condition which confronts us--not a theory.

Steven Grover Cleveland Quotes , Source: Annual Message

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Let it alone. Let it pass by. [Lat., Laissez faire, laissez passer.]

Jean Baptiste Colbert Quotes , Source: according to Lord John Russell, see report of his speech in London "Times", Apr. 2, 1840

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Finality is not the language of politics.

Jean Baptiste Colbert Quotes , Source: according to Lord John Russell, see report of his speech in London "Times", Apr. 2, 1840

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In politics nothing is contemptible.

Jean Baptiste Colbert Quotes , Source: according to Lord John Russell, see report of his speech in London "Times", Apr. 2, 1840

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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Henry Kissinger Quotes

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A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.

General Dwight David Eisenhower Quotes

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The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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England has never enjoyed a genuine social revolution. Maybe that's what's wrong with that dear, tepid, vapid, insipid, stuffy, little country.

Edward Abbey Quotes

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I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

Charles DeGaulle Quotes

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Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

Ronald Reagan Quotes

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The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.

Will Rogers Quotes

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

Paul Valery Quotes

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Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.

Alfred E Newman Quotes

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

Ronald Reagan Quotes

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The word "politics" is derived from the word "poly", meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.

Larry Hardiman Quotes

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Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.

Ernest Benn Quotes

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Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.

Lester B Pearson Quotes

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