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Abba Eban
A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually.
Adlai Stevenson
In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.
Adolf Hitler
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Al Capone
Vote early and vote often.
Alexis De Tocqueville
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
The last thing a political party gives up is its vocabulary.
Alphonse Karr
If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.
Ambrose Bierce
I think that a young state, like a young virgin, should modestly stay at home, and wait the application of suitors for an alliance with her; and not run about offering her amity to all the world; and hazarding their refusal. Our virgin is a jolly one; and tho at present not very rich, will in time be a great fortune, and where she has a favorable predisposition, it seems to me well worth cultivating.
We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
Man is by nature a political animal.
Benjamin Franklin
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
Bill Vaughan
The Vice Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
Charles De Gaulle
How can one conceive of a one-party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheeses?
Charlton Heston
Political correctness is tyranny with manners.
Clarence Darrow
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I’m beginning to believe it.
Dan Quayle
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'.
Dwight Eisenhower
Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.
I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.
Edmund Burke
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
George MacDonald
It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellow men.