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In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.

In this day and age, we need to revise the old saying to read, "Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned." See quote detail

In this world of sin and sorrow, there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.

Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.

It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested in four sandwiches than four freedoms.

It is a condition which confronts us - not a theory.

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.

It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.

It is the misfortune of all miscellaneous political combinations, that with the purest motives of their more generous members are ever mixed the most sordid interests and the fiercest passions of mean confederates.

It was a storm in a tea cup, but in politics we sail in paper boats.

It will not be any European statesman who will unite Europe: Europe will be united by the Chinese.

It's nice to have four years between elections. It takes people that long to regain their faith.

It's rural America. It's where I came from. We always refer to ourselves as real America. Rural America, real America, real, real, America.

It's time for the human race to enter the solar system.

Jarring interests of themselves create the according music of a well-mixed state.

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