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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



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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