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Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
– George Orwell, 1946Rate it:
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
– George OrwellRate it:
Political policy is like a wild animal; it cannot be perfectly perceived, only appropriately considered.
– Tyler DeVinaspreRate it:
Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.
– Mao Tse-tungRate it:
Political success is the ability, when the inevitable occurs, to get credit for it.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
Politician talk themselves red, white, and blue in the face.
– Clare Booth LuceRate it:
Politicians -- power itself -- are abject because they merely embody the profound contempt people have for their own lives. One should be grateful to the politicians for accepting the abstractness of power, and ridding others of its burden. This inevitably kills them but they get their revenge by passing onto others the corpse of power.
– Jean BaudrillardRate it:
Politicians are interested in people. Not that it is always a virtue. Fleas are interested in dogs.
– P. J. O'RourkeRate it:
Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason.
– UnknownRate it:
Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, they go out and buy more tunnel.
– John QuintonRate it:
Politicians are the close relatives of the Devil.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
– Nikita KhrushchevRate it:
Politicians are the same the world over: they promise to build a bridge even when there is no river.
– Nikita KhrushchevRate it:
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
– Arthur C. ClarkeRate it:
Politicians should shift their thinking from how I can balance the budget to how I can attract top global talents, businesses and investments to compete in a global economy.
– Med JonesRate it:
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
– Vera BrittaiinRate it:
Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.
– Arthur KoestlerRate it:
Politics didn't lead me to working people. Working people led me into politics.
– Barack ObamaRate it:
Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows--marriage does.
– Groucho MarxRate it:
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
– Will RogersRate it:
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.
– Margaret ChoRate it:
Politics in the United States consists of the struggle between those whose change has been arrested by success or failure, on one side, and those who are still engaged in changing themselves, on the other. Agitators of arrested metamorphosis versus agitators of continued metamorphosis. The former have the advantage of numbers (since most people accept themselves as successes or failures quite early), the latter of vitality and visibility (since self-transformation, though it begins from within, with ideology, religion, drugs, tends to express itself publicly through costume and jargon).
– Harold RosenbergRate it:
Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
– Frank Moore ColbyRate it:
Politics is about the control of a limited number of resources by a limited number of people who think that number is too many
– Gary Holder-WinfieldRate it:
Politics is applesauce.
– Will RogersRate it:

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