Politics Observation Quotes

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أنيس منصور
“السياسة فن السفالة الأنيقة”
أنيس منصور, كتاب عن كتب

Franklin D. Roosevelt
“If you treat people right they will treat you right ... ninety percent of the time.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Every election is determined by the people who show up.”
Larry J. Sabato , Pendulum Swing

Otto von Bismarck
“Politics is the art of the possible, the attainable — the art of the next best”
Otto von Bismarck

Thomas L. Friedman
“When widely followed public figures feel free to say anything, without any fact-checking, it becomes impossible for a democracy to think intelligently about big issues.”
Thomas L. Friedman

Harry Truman
“[The American President] has to take all sorts of abuse from liars and demagogues.… The people can never understand why the President does not use his supposedly great power to make ’em behave. Well, all the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.”
Harry S. Truman

George Orwell
“The ruling power is always faced with the question, ‘In such and such circumstances, what would you do?’, whereas the opposition is not obliged to take responsibility or make any real decisions.”
George Orwell

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
“A Man Without Honor
is Worse than Dead.”
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
“If we look more closely, we see that any violent display of power, whether political or religious, produces an outburst of folly in a large part of mankind; indeed, this seems actually to be a psychological and sociological law: the power of some needs the folly of others. It is not that certain human capacities, intellectual capacities for instance, become stunted of destroyed, but rather that the upsurge of power makes such an overwhelming impression that men are deprived of their independent judgment, and...give up trying to assess the new state of affairs for themselves.”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison

Edward Rutherfurd
“All empires become arrogant. It is their nature.”
Edward Rutherfurd, New York

Ethan Canin
“One of the hallmarks of our politics now is that we tend to elect those who can campaign over those who can lead;”
Ethan Canin, America America

“Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.”
Bergen Evans

P.J. O'Rourke
“Politics is the business of getting power and privilege without possessing merit. A politician is anyone who asks individuals to surrender part of their liberty - their power and privilege - to State, Masses, Mankind, Planet Earth, or whatever. This state, those masses, that mankind, and the planet will then be run by . . . politicians.”
P. J. O'Rourke

Mahatma Gandhi
“وفي رأيي أن السياسة التي لا تربط بالدين قذارة محضة يجب تجنبها. إن السياسة ميدانها العمل لخير الأمم، ولذلك يجب أن تشد إليها إهتمام الرجل المتدين. أو بعبارةأخرى، الرجل الذي يسعى وراء الله ووراء الحق. أما بالنسبة إلى ففي رأيي أن الله والحق ، لفظان بديلان، يمكن أن يحل أحدهما مكان الآخر. وإذا قال أحدهم أن الله رب لا يلتزم الحق، أو رب يحب عذاب الناس فإني سأرفض عبادته. لذلك يجب علينا أن نرسى في السياسة أيضا قواعد مملكة الرب”
Mahatma Gandhi, All Men are Brothers: Autobiographical Reflections

“You don't get to be the president of anything if you have bad manners.”
Daven Anderson, Vampire Syndrome

Rahul Guhathakurta
“In the political/geopolitical news segment - one who pays someone to create content has a hidden agenda, and one who likes to get paid for the content creation has a vested interest.”
Rahul Guhathakurta

“The worst crimes were dared by a few, willed by more and tolerated by all.”
Cornelius Tacitus

“I have found that, You matter if people go out of their way to find you and criticize you!”
Pamela Martin

Amit Abraham
“Birds of a feather flock as politicians - and it is the vulture which flies the highest”
Amit Abraham

Stewart Stafford
“The smart voter is politically-fluid in that they don't rigidly believe that the same viewpoint, party manifesto or individual is the poultice for all maladies in every election. They attune themselves to the zeitgeist, search for potentially-reputable parties and candidates with suitable policies and cast their vote accordingly.”
Stewart Stafford

Stewart Stafford
“Political sensitivity is as rare as footprints on quicksand.”
Stewart Stafford

“The carnival is in full swing around us. Unspeakable depravities are occurring in the shadows behind the tent. Sinister cabals of dark wizards make blood pacts with the mutants on stage. The paranoid hear voices rich with ominous foreboding. Somewhere, someone is getting raped and it may as well be all of us. We're trying to rationalize our way out of a situation where we've been made to believe a moral stand is all that separates us from destruction. But we're fundamentally immoral people. Our morality can be summed up as such: 'I have to get mine.”
Dan Johnson, Catawampusland

Stewart Stafford
“Politics - a lucrative game for the ludicrous.”
Stewart Stafford

H.P. Lovecraft
“Nos sobran hombres reflexivos y liberales que no actúan o no pueden hacerlo, y los hombres de acción incapaces de pensar de forma visionaria y liberal.”
H.P Lovecraft

“Under current political dispensation to be an informed citizen, It's very important to understand the Polity of issues than Politics of it. The Polity will lead you to Constitution and politics will create chaos. The choice is yours.”
Ramkrishna Guru

is not just an emotion; it is a feeling that triggers a response. Compassion
marries empathy and action. It also requires respect for those who will come
after us—a commitment to stewardship.”
John Shaw, Restoring American Statesmanship: A Citizen's Guide

Иво Инджев
“Но понеже съдържанието не е най-силната страна на Борисов, остава да се вгледаме в опаковката. В неговата метафора тя е прозрачна - буквално и в преносния смисъл. Макар и да е доста позацапана вече тъкмо в 'шоколадовия' цвят...”
Иво Инджев, Премиер на РъБъ

Mitta Xinindlu
“Some people would make great politicians. They have excellent convincing skills and are able to lie more than it is necessary.”
Mitta Xinindlu

Guy Haley
“Sometimes the best move in politics is to refuse the game in the first place.”
Guy Haley, The Lost and the Damned

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