politics

A Quote by Elizabeth Cady Stanton on equality, politics, respect, and self-respect

To refuse political equality is to rob the ostracized of all self-respect.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 - 1902)

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A Quote by Elias Boudinot on beginning, character, family, good, government, people, and politics

Good government generally begins in the family, and if the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow.

Elias Boudinot (1740 - 1821)

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on ability, doctors, execution, imagination, leisure, meditation, military, nature, peace, planning, politics, society, study, time, and war

"War," says Machiavelli, "ought to be the only study of a prince;" and by a prince he means every sort of state, however constituted. "He ought," says this great political doctor, "to consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes ability to execute military plans. "A meditation on the conduct of political societies made old Hobbes imagine that war was the state of nature.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

Source: A Vindication of Natural Society. Vol. i. p. 15.

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on execution, laws, politics, and trust

To execute laws is a royal office; to execute orders is not to be a king. However, a political executive magistracy, though merely such, is a great trust.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France. Vol. iii. P. 497.

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on action, harmony, politics, struggle, universe, and world

You had that action and counteraction which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers draws out the harmony of the universe.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France. Vol. iii. P. 277.

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on chance, politics, and work

When you are in any contest,you should work as if there were-to the very last minute-a chance to lose it. This is battle,This is politics,This is anything.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on citizenship, politics, and time

Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by Dr. John Arbuthnot on death, lies, and politics

All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.

Dr. John Arbuthnot (1667 - 1735)

Source: quoted in Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations, 1922

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A Quote by Doris Lessing on communism and politics

Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others. It is a heritage of communism, but they don't seem to see this.

Doris Lessing (1919 -)

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A Quote by Democritus on envy and politics

Envy is the cause of political division.

Democritus (460 - 400 BC)

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