Best 20 Political Quotes

Best 20 Political Quotes

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1. “We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.” – Aesop

2. “If voting changed anything they would make it illegal.” – Emma Goldman

3. “One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” – Plato

4. “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.” – Ernest Benn

5. “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.” – Milton Friedman

6. “When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.” – P. J. O’Rourke

7. “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.” – Aristotle

8. “In politics, a lie unanswered becomes truth within 24 hours.” – Willie Brown

9. “A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on.” – William S. Burroughs

10. “The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.”  – Plato

11. “Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it.” – George Bernard Shaw

12. “It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” – Aristotle

13. “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. ” – Pericles

14. “Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.” – Mark Twain

15. “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” – Voltaire

16. “Anyone can find a switch when lights are on.” – Confucius

17. “What looks like politics, imagines itself to be political, will one day unmask itself as religious movement.” – Soren Kierkegaard

18. “Freedom is the power to choose our own chains.” – Jean Jacques Rousseau

19. “It is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows.” –  Epictetus

20.  “If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it.” – Mark Twain

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