Words matter. These are the best Political Quotes from famous people such as Michael Bennet, Hank Williams Jr., Paul Johnson, Hal Holbrook, Pope John Paul II, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Often times, political games prevent senators from even beginning to debate some of the most important issues.
I’m going to try to make happy songs or some political songs, like ‘A Country Boy Can Survive’ – something people can get excited about.
When people talk about political correctness, the only element of any value is good manners.
I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
Living in Washington, you can’t take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don’t believe because they get paid to.
The young people I know judge leaders by their deeds and abhor hypocrisy. Inconsistency and point-scoring do not win respect. It’s not easy to be engaged in political debate when it is reduced to performers trying to outdo each other. Actions from leaders must mirror the values they claim to espouse.
The government should train and direct the people in their acquisition of political knowledge and ability, thereby enabling them to exercise the powers of election, recall, initiative, and referendum.
Corruption is… the result of a decadent political regime. We are absolutely convinced that this evil is the main cause of social and economic inequality, and also that corruption is to blame for the violence in our country.
I haven’t made a political statement in quite a long time because, frankly, they get repeated, changed.
As politics is not subtraction but addition, those who share views and ideas need to join forces and they have to cooperate with political opponents even after they win an election.
The political system is broken, the economy is broken and so is society. That is why people are so depressed about the state of our country.
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
Bob Marley performed the ‘One Love Peace’ concert in Jamaica with the two different warring political sides. There’s always been that in black music and culture in general. It’s no surprise because black music is such a reflection of what’s going on in black life. It’s not unusual for hip-hop.
The political process does not end on Election Day. Young people need to stay involved in the process by continuing to pay attention to the conversation and holding their leaders accountable for the decisions they make.
The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.
Political rights notwithstanding, ‘freedom’ rings awfully hollow when you’re getting nickel-and-dimed to death in your everyday life.
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.
I am a political prisoner. I am a political prisoner because I am a casualty of a perennial war that is being fought between the oppressed Irish people and an alien, oppressive, unwanted regime that refuses to withdraw from our land.
I think having Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House is going to send a very wonderful lesson to the American public that women can be strong, they can be tough, they can be effective, and they can lead this country as political leaders.
The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
A certain number of people seek power over other people in a desperate attempt to find themselves. They fail, for self-discovery is spiritual in nature, not social or political. Authoritatively telling other people what to do is their distraction from an inner emptiness they can never fill.
I think that the idea that I’m writing for many more people than I ever imagined has created a certain general responsibility that is literary and political. There’s even pride involved, in not wanting to fall short of what I did before.
With his gigantic personality, my grandfather burst onto the great political panorama of that era made up only of little men with little ideas.
We need to seek wise leaders who will seek common ground among Americans instead of dividing us further for political gain. As citizens, we must embrace those who embrace ideas, thoughtfulness, civility and kindness to others no matter what their political beliefs.
Unsurprisingly, the poll-takers don’t talk a lot in public about the ignorance of the electorate on political and public policy matters. And the politicians are not going to disclose the, let’s say, limited body of knowledge in their constituencies. You don’t get elected calling your voters airheads.
In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up – or else we all go down.
I said I’m going to vote for Hillary. But my philosophy is that everything’s workable. If Trump is president, I’ll work with that guy. I don’t know if he’s terrible or what. He’s refreshing in that he doesn’t speak in that political way. I don’t quite understand why everybody hates Hillary so much.
Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
People don’t buy tickets to a race to hear my political views.
Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible.
I love Canada. It’s a wonderful political act of faith that exists atop a breathtakingly beautiful land.
Optimistic people play a disproportionate role in shaping our lives. Their decisions make a difference; they are inventors, entrepreneurs, political and military leaders – not average people. They got to where they are by seeking challenges and taking risks.
There isn’t much political coloration in my economic writing; it’s not surprising that few people know my political views. They really aren’t very important.
You have to believe that it’s through politics that societies can lead social and economic and political change.
Vox populi vox dei: the voice of the people is the voice of God. The slogan was useful for those who first attempted to substitute the people for God as the source of political authority. Their attempt was ultimately so successful that God no longer seems to be needed in government.
As I climbed the electoral ladder – from state assemblyman to mayor of Woodbridge and finally to governor of New Jersey – political compromises came easy to me because I’d learned how to keep a part of myself innocent of them.
Any organization or any individual that targets civilians and kills them for political agenda is a terrorist organization.
Political leaders are expert at saying nothing.
I don’t intend for this to take on a political tone. I’m just here for the drugs.
Terrorists and terrorism cannot be eliminated any more than we can rid the world of disease. There will always be those who will resort to force against innocent men, women, and children in pursuit of political goals.
We will never allow anyone, any organization, or any political party, at any time or in any form, to separate any part of Chinese territory from China.
That is why I come forward tonight without any political label, without any bias, but just simply as an Englishman to say to you: a crime is being committed against civilization.
If political leaders want respect, they will begin by enforcing the global rule of law.
My debut film, ‘Madras Cafe,’ is a political thriller in which John Abraham plays an army officer. My character’s name is Ruby Singh, and I play John’s wife, with all the strappings of an army man’s wife.
If you belonged to a political party or a social club that was tied to as much bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, violence, and sheer ignorance as religion is, you’d resign in protest.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
I am no historian, but Hungary is a country which has never known democracy – and by that, I mean not a democratic political system, but an organic process which has mobilised the entire country’s society. In the case of Hungary, this development was blocked by the growth of the Ottoman empire in the 16th century.
I’m not really into the political game as far as paying politicians and stuff like that, I’m not into that. You do your job, and I’ll do mine.
A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in.
Architecture is definitely a political act.
Technology is going to revolutionize almost every sector, leading to the demise of many traditional professions. Economic and political power will be determined less by a country’s size than by its technological superiority.