Aphorisms by theme: Politics

It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.

David Hume

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Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.

Paul Valery

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Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.

Paul Valery

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It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.

David Hume

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Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice Doggie!" till you can find a bigger stick.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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Nothing happens by accident in politics. If something happened, it was meant to be.

Benjamin Franklin

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Politics is the art of the next best.

Otto von Bismarck

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In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Politics State
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Liberty Politics
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

Dwight David Eisenhower

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By theme : Politics Psychology Wisdom
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren`t.

Margaret Thatcher

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A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.

Adlai E. Stevenson

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When you say that you agree with a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Otto von Bismarck

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By theme : Politics Relations
Republics have a longer life and enjoy better fortune than principalities, because they can profit by their greater internal diversity. They are the better able to meet emergencies.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Democracy Politics
A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.

Joseph de Maistre

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The world is ruled by tyranny, justice is only on the scene.

Friedrich von Schiller

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The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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In revolutions there are only two sorts of men, those who cause them and those who profit by them.

Napoleon I

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Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

Aesop

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It is opposition that makes us productive.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Politics Relations
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