Interpretation Of The 2012 Presidential Debate

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Interpretation Of The 2012 Presidential Debate

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Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

Politics have no relation to morals. - Niccolo Machiavelli

The gun is not out of Irish politics. - Ian Paisley

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

In politics an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Political correctness is tyranny with manners. - Charlton Heston

All government, of course, is against liberty. - H L Mencken

Politics is just show business for ugly people. - Jay Leno

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. - Otto von Bismarck

Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art. - Susan Sontag

There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand. - Annie Besant

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity. - Albert Einstein

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

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules. - Ross Perot

I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together. - Gerald R. Ford

World War II was the last government program that really worked. - George Will

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for. - Will Rogers

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

To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government. - Mark Twain

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

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

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

I love Canada. I am from Canada. I will bash the Canadian government but never Canada. - Jason Priestley

Everyone wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes. - Werner Finck

Of all the tasks of government, the most basic is to protect its citizens from violence. - John Foster Dulles

I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling. - Steve Irwin

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. - Thomas Jefferson

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. - Donald Trump

Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism. - Claude McKay

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

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato

The workers' and peasants' government proposes to all warring peoples... negotiations leading to a just, democratic peace. - Lenin

I am quite sure now that often in matters concerning religion and politics, a man's reasoning powers are not above the monkeys. - Mark Twain

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. - Will Rogers

I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.' - Ralph Nader

Our ancestors believed in magic, prayers, trickery, browbeating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that up as 'Irish politics'. - Flann O'Brien


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