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If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

If you can't eat their food, drink their liquor, sleep with their women, and then vote against them, then you don't belong in politics.

If you do not know how to lie, cheat, and steal, turn your attention to politics and learn.

If you don't like the President, it costs you 90 bucks to fly to Washington to picket. If you don't like the Governor, it costs you 60 bucks to fly to Albany to picket. If you don't like me, 90 cents.

If you ever injected truth into politics you'd have no politics. See quote detail

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.

If you're going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy; God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.

Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.

In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.

In academic life you seek to state absolute truths; in politics you seek to accommodate truth to the facts around you.

In George Bush you get experience, and with me you get - The Future!

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.

In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.

In politics a community of hatred is almost always the foundation of friendships.

In politics a week is a very long time.

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.

In politics nothing is contemptible.

In politics the middle way is none at all.


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