quotes tagged with 'politics', page 2

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

Author: Lord Acton, Source: letter to Mary Gladstone, 24 April 1881Saved by ImaWriterIII in politics government danger party class corrupt govern lordacton 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.

Author: Professor E.E.D. Acton (Lord Acton), Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics liberty government lordacton eedacton 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Control freaks who sneer at people who have 'faith' in the free market (voluntary trading) must be fantasizing an allegedly 'higher' political end than freedom.

Author: Rick Gaber, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in control politics liberty government freedom critic skeptic freemarket rickgaber sneer 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Defintion of politics: "Poli" in latin meaning "many" and "tics" meaning "blood-sucking parasites".

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics humor anonymous latin 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

To succeed in politics, it is often necessary to rise above your principles.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics government principles not what anonymous 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

In politics we are most ruthless when we are trying to be altruistic.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics liberty government freedom tyranny anonymous ruthless altruistic 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.

Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics rights good privileges citizens fruitful dwightdeisenhower 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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

Author: Plato, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics government plato penalty inferiors 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you.

Author: Pericles, Source: 430 BCSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics government politicalpower pericles 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Liberty is not a means to a political end. It is itself the highest political end.

Author: Lord Acton, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics liberty tyranny lordacton 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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