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Fair Politics Quotes


"I think it's fair to say I feel much more comfortable in business than in politics." - Desiree Rogers

"Architecture is politics." - Mitchell Kapor

"it in every fair face, every fair sky, every fair flower." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I love my dad. It's fair to say that I probably would not have thought of politics had I not seen my mom and dad involved in politics." - Mitt Romney

"There's not a self-regulating group of nice fair-playing people in politics. There are a lot of dodgy people in politics." - Heather Brooke

"Politics makes strange post-masters." - Kin Hubbard

"Politics is a blood sport." - Aneurin Bevan

"All's fair in love and war." - Francis Edward Smedley

"Golf is not a fair game, so why build a course fair?" - Pete Dye

"Friends, I'm angry about what's happening in politics today! Why is it wrong to ask the wealthiest people and most profitable corporations to pay their fair share?" - Richard Trumka

"Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies." - Dalton Camp

"Politics is more difficult than physics." - Albert Einstein

"There are no personal sympathies in politics." - Margaret Thatcher

"Politics is largely a matter of heart." - Rab Butler

"History without politics descends to mere Literature." - John Robert Seeley

"Economics, politics, and personalities are often inseparable." - Charles Edison

"Too fair to worship, too divine to love." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"It's a fair wind that blew men to ale." - Washington Irving

"No fair! Those guys ripped off what we rightfully stole!" - Gordon Korman

"People are very interested in politics, they just don't like it labelled 'politics'." - Douglas Hurd

"The wisdom is your glory. By wisdom you will be fair to yourself and fair to others." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Oh, did you expect me to play fair?" Cupid laughed. "I am the god of love. I am never fair." - Rick Riordan

"My inheritance how lordly wide and fair; Time is my fair seed-field, to Time I'm heir." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The minute you stop expecting life to be simple, fair and easy... it becomes simple, fair and easy." - John Spence

"In a word, if this country can steer clear of European politics, stand firm on its bottom, and be wise and temperate in its government, it bids fair to be one of the greatest and happiest nations in the world." - George Washington

"If virtuous, the government need not fear the fair operation of attack and defense. Nature has given to man no other means of sifting the truth, either in religion, law, or politics." - Thomas Jefferson

"All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting 'the rich' to pay 'their fair share' is part of a big charade. This is not about economics, it is about politics." - Thomas Sowell

"Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means." - Arthur Koestler

"Conservatives and companies condoned Rush Limbaugh's politics of personal destruction when it came to smearing elected officials. 'Fair game,' they said, even when crass and crude. That's just the way it is." - Christine Pelosi

"'Fair' is one of the most dangerous concepts in politics. Since no two people are likely to agree on what is 'fair,' this means that there must be some third party with power - the government - to impose its will. The road to despotism is paved with 'fairness'." - Thomas Sowell

"To abstain from politics is in itself a political attitude." - Simone De Beauvoir

"The purification of politics is an iridescent dream." - John James Ingalls

"There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand." - Annie Besant

"Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you!" - Pericles

"Politics deserves much praise. Politics is a preoccupations of free men, and its existences is a test of freedom." - Bernard Crick

"I am interested in politics so that one day I will not have to be interested in politics." - Ayn Rand

"Just because you are not interested in politics, does not mean that politics is not interested in you." - Pericles

"I admire people who come to politics because it takes a lot of courage to be in politics in India." - Shekhar Kapur

"Fair is fair; all love is war." - Kyle Busch

"Lightly from fair to fair he flew, And loved to plead, lament, and sue; Suit lightly won, and short-lived pain, For monarchs seldom sigh in vain." - Walter Scott

"Every fair from fair sometime declines" - William Shakespeare

"Fair weather weddings make fair weather lives." - Richard Hovey

"Your skin's so fair its not fair" - St Vincent

"Aurora now, fair daughter of the dawn, Sprinkled with rosy light the dewy lawn." - Alexander Pope

"A well-grounded assurance is always attended with three fair handmaids: love, humility and holy joy." - Thomas Brooks

"Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase is fruits of innocence and blessedness." - William C Bryant

"Good day, fair maidens." - Val Venis

"Fair words cost nothing." - John Gay

"Fair peace is becoming to men; fierce anger belongs to beasts." - Ovid

"For there was never yet fair woman but she made mouths in a glass." - William Shakespeare

"Like a fair lily on a river floating She floats upon the river of his thoughts." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The queen of night shines fair with all her virgin stars about her." - Thomas Otway

"And friendly free discussion calling forth From the fair jewel Truth its latent ray." - James Thomson

"Let not a day so fair be without its white chalk mark." - Horace

"Such harmony in motion, speech and air, That without fairness, she was more than fair." - George Crabbe

"Even virtue is more fair when it appears in a beautiful person." - Virgil

"Every one has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases." - Jeremy Collier

"Fair-handed Spring unbosoms every grace: Throws out the snowdrop and the crocus first." - James Thomson

"The morrow, fair with purple beams, dispersed the shadows of the misty night." - Herbert Spencer

"Turnabout is fair play." - Proverbs

"I think I must admit so fair a guest when it asks entrance to my heart." - Charlotte Bronte

"Heigh, ho, fair Rosalynde!" - Thomas Lodge

"Fat, fair, and forty." - Walter Scott

"Integrity indicates wholeness or oneness. If we have integrity, we are sincere, truthful, fair, and honest." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Farewell, fair cruelty." - William Shakespeare

"Play fair, okay?" - Colleen Haskell

"My father was the Prime Minister of Pakistan. My grandfather had been in politics, too; however, my own inclination was for a job other than politics. I wanted to be a diplomat, perhaps do some journalism - certainly not politics." - Benazir Bhutto

"I think that marriage vows should include an escape clause that says the contract is broken if one party ups and makes a big switch in religion or politics or aesthetic taste. I mean, these shifts just aren't fair, and we need an easier way out." - Jill Mccorkle

"Why I've never been that fond of politics and only got into it recently kicking and screaming, because I don't think politicians are going to reverse the trajectory of this country. I think it's going to depend on the American people understanding what is fair and what makes their lives better." - Charles Koch

"Some jobs require a more consistent challenge to moral courage than others. Politics is one. In such a setting terrifically good men and women will still be found wanting occasionally. No one does the right thing all the time. It would be more generous and fair to consider their batting average than to judge them only by their last worst act." - Michael Josephson

"It may not be fair, but it's true that in politics - in TV broadcasting, in any public figure - people pay attention to your appearances. One of the things we were all talking about was Al Gore won't be running for president unless we see that he's losing weight. Americans usually elect a taller man president." - Tony Blankley

"If I hadn't spent a big chunk of time in academia I might not have the depth of consciousness I do about ideas like that. I might think, for instance, that Freud was no big deal in terms of the shape of social organization then or now. I might think that the discourses of politics and law are real and stable and fair." - Lidia Yuknavitch

"Whether one believes or not, religion is as real a force in the life of the world as economics or politics, and it demands fair-minded attention. Even if you think the entire religious enterprise is at best misguided and at worst counterproductive, it remains vital, inspiring great good and, sometimes, great evil." - Jon Meacham

"Government or politics in America today is big business. Everybody makes money involving themselves in one way or the other, whether it's pollsters, whether they are policy wonks, whether they are pundits, whether they are those who believe that they must call it as they see it and then to be fair about it." - Douglas Wilder

"Politics is a way of ruling in divided societies without undue violence...politics is not just a necessary evil; it is a realistic good." - Bernard Crick

"When we win on an issue we call it leadership. When we lose, we call it politics. Practicing politics simply means increasing your options for effective results." - John Eldred

"Politics are vulgar when they are not liberalised by history, and history fades into mere literature when it loses sight of its relation to practical politics." - John Robert Seeley

"The best politics is no politics." - Henry M Jackson

"Life is politics, basically, but you don't just go to a gallery and put the words 'art' and 'politics' on the wall." - Luc Tuymans

"Fair is not fair, but that which pleaseth." - Ninon de L'Enclos

"Kids are fair game; women are fair game." - Timothy Mcveigh

"Is it fair your life burns so short and bright? Death had asked. "No such thing as fair," Frank told himself. "If I'm going to burn, it might as well be bright." - Rick Riordan

"If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair, you're fooling yourself. That's like expecting the lion not to eat you because you didn't eat him." - John Spence

"A fair day's wages for a fair day's work." - Thomas Carlyle

"... I am dark but fair, / Black but fair." - Alice Meynell

"Most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned." - Jacopo Sannazaro

"Politics is the art of achieving prestige and power without merit." - P. J. O'Rourke

"The only thing that could possibly save British politics would be Margaret Thatcher's assassin." - Steven Morrissey

"Politics is a jungle-torn between doing the right thing and staying in office." - John F Kennedy

"The justification of majority rule in politics is not to be found in its ethical superiority." - Walter Lippmann

"An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere." - Mark Twain

"I now want more time to devote to politics and more freedom to do so." - Tony Benn

"Politics are not my concern.... They impressed me as a dog's life without a dog's decencies." - Rudyard Kipling

"I don't like politics especially in chess. All I want is promote chess 24/7." - Susan Polgar

"It's true that in chess as in politics, fund-raising and glad-handing matter." - Garry Kasparov

"Politics: Poli a Latin word meaning many and tics meaning bloodsucking creatures." - Robin Williams

"Gods and politics are the tools with which the godless and unprincipled manipulate the gullible." - Janet Morris

"In politics, there's a fine line between too much conviction and too little." - Robert J. Samuelson

"Politics is the name we give to the orchestration of power in any society." - Robert Mckee

"Politics make strange bedfellows." - Charles Dudley Warner

"Politics make me sick" - William Howard Taft

"Everybody in politics lies." - David Geffen

"A nation that hates politics will not long survive as a democracy." - E. J. Dionne

"All politics is local." - Tip O'Neill

"There are more inspirational people in music than there are in politics." - Kinky Friedman

"Politics makes strange postmasters." - Kin Hubbard

"Politics makes estranged bedfellows." - Goodman Ace

"Women have more to prove than men when it comes to politics." - Julie Nixon Eisenhower

"Politics is applied biology." - Ernst Haeckel

"Politics is cyclical." - Darrell Issa

"Newark might be one of few the places where the politics is tougher than even Brooklyn." - Hakeem Jeffries

"This match is about sport and I separate that completely from politics." - Oliver Kahn

"I don't believe in politics; I don't understand any of it." - Maira Kalman

"All politics is local." - Thomas P Oneill

"Country comes before politics." - Jerry Springer

"Neutrality is not politics." - Eleftherios Venizelos

"Politics makes me sick." - William Howard Taft

"Politics is compromise." - Paddy Ashdown

"Politics has become entertainment." - Joe Eszterhas

"Politics is applesauce." - Will Rogers

"I'm not in politics." - David Attenborough

"Politics disgusts me." - Brigitte Bardot

"I love politics." - Wolf Blitzer

"Politics ruins the character." - Otto Von Bismarck

"Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment." - Ambrose Bierce

"I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest." - Aneurin Bevan

"Anything's possible in politics." - Pat Robertson

"There are aspects of '24' where I love its politics and aspects where I hate them." - Kiefer Sutherland

"Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions." - Jonathan Swift

"I'm not into politics." - David Stern

"We can't make any statements here. We can't talk about the internal politics of Paraguay." - Alfredo Stroessner

"I don't think there is anything more bitter in American politics than a close election." - Danny Strong

"In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn." - Lawrence Summers

"Politics makes strange bedfellows." - Charles Dudley Warner

"Everything is politics." - Thomas Mann

"I don't like politics." - William

"I don't miss politics." - Jeb Bush

"If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Dancing up the full moon Round some fair new altar Trample the soft blossoms of fine grass." - Sappho

"Every man should have a fair-sized cemetary in which to bury the faults of his friends." - Henry Adams

"Every segment of our population, and every individual, has a right to expect from his government a fair deal." - Harry S Truman

"A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune." - Henry Ward Beecher

"It is fair to say there are individuals in the United States who ascribe to al-Qaeda-type beliefs." - Janet Napolitano

"Look to the East, where up the lucid sky; the morning climbs! The day shall yet be fair." - Celia Thaxter

"After rain comes fair weather." - James Howell

"Consider this a fair warning." - Steig Larsson

"And she's fair I love." - William Shakespeare

"It's not fair," I said. "It's just so goddamned unfair." "The world," he said, "is not a wishgranting factory," - John Green

"Oh! roses and lilies are fair to see; But the wild bluebell is the flower for me." - Louisa Anne Meredith

"Urge him with truth to frame his fair replies; And sure he will; for wisdom never lies." - Homer



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