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Politics [is] the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.
– Barry Goldwater
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Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
– Henry Adams
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Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
– Ambrose Bierce
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Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
– Henry Adams
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Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
– Henry Brooks Adams
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Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense.
– George Gallup
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Pool of Shallow Waters
– Ashley Dean Mair
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Poor are poor because rich are rich.
– B. J. Gupta
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Poor fellow, he suffers from files.
– Aneurin Bevan
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Poor human nature, what horrible crimes have been committed in thy name!
– Emma Goldman
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Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth.
– Sidney Madwed
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Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
– Madonna
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Poor little Foal of an oppressed race! I love the languid patience of thy face.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Poor little men, poor little cocks! As soon as they're old enough, they swell their plumage to be conquerors. If they only knew that it's enough to be just a little bit wounded and sad in order to obtain everything without fighting for it.
– Jean Anouilh
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Poor Mexico - so far from God and so close to the United States.
– Porfirio Diaz, Biography of Porfirio Diaz
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Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
– Wallace Stevens
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Poorly written novels--no matter how pious and edifying the behavior of the characters--are not good in themselves and are therefore not really edifying.
– Flannery O'Connor
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Pop artists deal with the lowly trivia of possessions and equipment that the present generation is lugging along with it on its safari into the future.
– J. G. Ballard
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Popular art is normally decried as vulgar by the cultivated people of its time; then it loses favor with its original audience as a new generation grows up; then it begins to merge into the softer lighting of quaint, and cultivated people become interested in it, and finally it begins to take on the archaic dignity of the primitive.
– Northrop Frye
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Popular Christianity has for its emblem a gibbet, for its chief sensation a sanginary execution after torture, for its central mystery is an insane vengeance bought off by a trumpery expiation. But there is a nobler and profounder Christianity which affirms the sacred mystery of equality and forbids the glaring futility and folly of vengeance.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
– Thomas Carlyle
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Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
– John Stuart Mill
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Popularity comes from allowing yourself to be bored by people while pretending to enjoy it.
– Karol Newlin
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Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
– Wilson Mizner
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Popularity is neither fame nor greatness.
– William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating
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