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Motivational Politics Quotes

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I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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In religion and politics, people's belief's and convictions
are in almost every case gotten at second hand,
and without examination
- Mark Twain

Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics
do not know what religion is.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

War is the ultimate tool of politics.
- R. Buckminster Fuller


 

Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
- John F. Kennedy

In war, you can only be killed once,
but in politics, many times.
- Winston Churchill

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower


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Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
- Winston Churchill

Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone
I love not to mix with it.
- Thomas Jefferson

I was losing interest in politics,
when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again.
What I have done since then is pretty well known.
- Abraham Lincoln

Politics are very much like war.
We may even have to use poison gas at times.
- Winston Churchill

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

I am never going to have anything more to do
with politics or politicians.
When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely
to writing and painting.
- Winston Churchill

Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up
in our politics and say definite things which mean something,
or whether we shall always go on using generalities
to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed
(and hence clamorous to be led to safety)
by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins,
all of them imaginary.
- H. L. Mencken

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen
who would protect the rights and privileges of free people
and who would preserve what is
good and fruitful in our national heritage.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
- Albert Einstein

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Who controls the past controls the future.
Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

How do we measure a great leader?
By how he treats the least of these.
- Jesse Jackson

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus


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