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Henri Queuille Quotes and Sayings

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Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.
- Henri Queuille

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

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

Politics have no relation to morals.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

 

In politics the middle way is none at all.
- John Adams

Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.
- Mao Tse-Tung

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
- Sydney Pollack

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One of the penalties for refusing to participate in
politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
- Plato

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

In politics nothing is contemptible.
- Benjamin Disraeli

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth
is rarely a politician's objective.
Election and power are.
- Cal Thomas

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
- Ralph Nader

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot
of money even to be defeated.
- Will Rogers

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected.
The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
- George MacDonald

The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Politics, it seems to me, for years,
or all too long,
has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
- Richard Armour

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.
- Martin L. Gross

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

You know they say the most dangerous person of the
world is a member of the United States Congress just
home from a three-day fact-finding trip.
- Johnny Isakson

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence.
Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
- William E. Gladstone

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
- Stewart Udall

What politicians want to create is irreversible change
because when you leave office someone changes it back again.
- Estelle Morris

It is enough that the people know there was an election.
The people who cast the votes decide nothing.
The people who count the votes decide everything.
- Joseph Stalin

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

Whenever men take the law into their own hands,
the loser is the law.
And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
- Robert Kennedy

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory

I do have a political agenda.
It's to have as few regulations as possible.
- Dan Quayle

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property,
are the rulers.
- Aristotle

There ain't no answer.
There ain't gonna be any answer.
There never has been an answer.
That's the answer.
- Gertrude Stein

When bad men combine, the good must associate;
else they will fall one by one,
an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
- Edmund Burke

It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested
in four sandwiches than four freedoms.
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
- Louis D. Brandeis

When they see me holding fish, they can see that I
am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers.
- Imelda Marcos

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get
tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government -
he promised Dad he'd go straight.
- John F. Kennedy

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city,
it might be better to change the locks.
- Doug Larson

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential
and Congressional campaigns,
the U.S.
government is virtually up for sale.
- John W. Gardner

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections
are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
- Gore Vidal

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for;
as for me,
I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
- H. L. Mencken

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

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss,
in the Republican Party he is a leader.
- Harry S. Truman

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
- Margaret Thatcher

Their very conservatism is secondhand,
and they don't know what they are conserving.
- Robertson Davies

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
- Milton Friedman

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation,
the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The secret of getting things done is to act!
- Dante Alighieri

Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas.
- Lewis Black

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country
is no fit to rule another country must admit that one
class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar

The largest party in America, by the way,
is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans.
It's the party of non-voters.
- Robert Reich

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

There are many men of principle in both parties in America,
but there is no party of principle.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
- Charles de Gaulle

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
- Carter Glass

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
- Lady Bird Johnson

Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.
- George Will

I don't make jokes.
I just watch the government and report the facts.
- Will Rogers

Frankly, I don't mind not being President.
I just mind that someone else is.
- Edward Kennedy

If nominated, I will not run; if elected,
I will not serve.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

Only government can take perfectly good paper,
cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.
- Milton Friedman

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

The politicians were talking themselves red,
white and blue in the face.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate,
exercises a public trust.
- Grover Cleveland


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