Politics Quotes

It’s in the ways we deal with mischief that we sharpen creativity

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

There was little likelihood the Duncan posed a mortal threat, although this had to be left to such chance as existed. Leto had tried to explain this to one of the earlier Duncans… right here in this room.

“You will think it strange that I, with my powers, can speak of luck and…

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In all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane

Friday, April 9th, 2010

I cannot prove to him that he is insane, because you never can prove anything to a lunatic – for that is a part of his insanity and the evidence of it. He cannot prove to me that I am insane, for my mind has the same defect that…

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Private action, however radical and satisfying, only becomes political when it is made known.

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Are the things these people are doing things that many others, not rich or powerful nor otherwise unusual, could do if they wanted, without undue risk or sacrifice? And are these people, as they change their lives, telling…

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The New Frontier is… a set of challenges… It appeals to (our) pride, not to (our) pocketbook – it holds out the promise of more sacrifice instead of more security.

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Woodrow Wilson’s New Freedom promised our nation a new political and economic framework. Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal promised security and succor to those in need. But the New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises, it is a set of challenges…

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