Interpretation Of The 2012 Presidential Debate

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Interpretation Of The 2012 Presidential Debate

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All politics is applesauce. - Will Rogers

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

Be careful how you interpret the world. - Erich Heller

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

Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph de Maistre

Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. - Henry Brooks Adams

I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics. - Molly Ivins

Most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

The art of government is the organization of idolatry. - George Bernard Shaw

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

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. - Ronald Reagan

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

I don't go around signin' no political documentaries. - Archie Bunker

You can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook. - Harry S Truman

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. - H L Mencken

The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. - Edward Abbey

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

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

The secret of political bargaining is to look more strong than what you really are. - Subhash Bose

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

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare. - Daniel P Moynihan

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

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

Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else. - Frederic Bastiat

When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves. - George Pataki

Politics: Poli, a Latin word meaning "many"; and tics, meaning "bloodsucking creatures." - Robin Williams

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. - Pericles (430 B.C.)

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

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. - Thurgood Marshall

Harold MacMillan is a very intelligent man, who, as so often happens in politics, achieved supreme power too late. - Malcolm Muggeridge

The business of government is to keep the government out of business - that is, unless business needs government aid. - Will Rogers

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

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life. - John Stuart Mill

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

Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people. - Joe Biden

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

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

Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him, better take a closer look at the American Indian. - Henry Ford

Being in politics is like being a football coach; you have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important. - Eugene McCarthy


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22-Sep-2020