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What luck for the rulers that men do not think. -- Adolf Hitler

Politics have no relation to morals. - Niccolo Machiavelli

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner. -- H. L. Mencken

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. -- Ronald Reagan, Saturday Evening Post, 1965

Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. -- George Bernard Shaw

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for the appointment by the corrupt few. -- George Bernard Shaw

The principle of give and take is the principle of diplomacy - give one and take ten. -- Mark Twain

"I remain just one thing, and only one thing—and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician." -Charlie Chaplin


Quotes by Bertrand Russell

1: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so.

2: Men are born ignorant,not stupid; they are made stupid by education.

3: Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.

4: War does not determine who is right - only who is left.

5: The degree of one’s emotion varies inversely with one’s knowledge of the facts - the less you know the hotter you get.

Last edited by Andrew Dufresne; Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 01:20 AM.
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