Some favourite quotes on politics

  • In politics, stupidity is not a handicap. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians. – Chester Bowles
  • Nearly all men can withstand adversity; If you want to test a man’s character, give him power. – Abraham Lincoln
  • Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. – John Quinton
  • Power only tires those who don’t exercise it. – Pierre Trudeau
  • The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. – Winston Churchill
  • A campaign is about defining who you are – your vision and your opponent’s vision. – Donna Brazile
  • However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results. – Winston Churchill
  • No nation ever taxed itself into prosperity. – Rush Limbaugh
  • Governments propose, and oppositions dispose. – John G. Diefenbaker
  • The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency. – Eugene J. McCarthy
  • There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty. – Margaret Thatcher

These quotes are taken from 1001 Quotes on Politics, Elections, Democracy and Government. Read more on this publication and how to get your own copy here:

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