Viewpoints On Politics

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An independent is a guy who wants to take the politics out of politics.

-Adlai Stevenson

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest

profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

-Ronald Reagan

The heaviest penalty for deciding to engage in politics is to be ruled by someone who is inferior to

yourself.

-Plato

The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them.

-Mark Twain

Utimately, politics in a democracy reflects values much more than it shapes them.

-Arnold A. Rogow

If you ever injected truth into politics, you would have no politics.

-Will Rogers

Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.

-Abraham Lincoln

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