Quotes containing word "political"

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Definitions and meanings of word "political"

• Adj: involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians; examples: "calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Golema", "political pressure", "a political machine", "political office", "political policy"

• Adj: of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power; example: "political opinions"

• Adj: of or relating to the profession of governing; example: "political career"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "political"

Herbert Croly
7 quotes about political
American Philosopher, Leader, Author, Editor
Saturday 23 January 1869 - Saturday 17 May 1930
Thom Yorke
6 quotes about political
English Writer, Musician, Songwriter
Born Monday 7 October 1968
Jurgen Habermas
6 quotes about political
German Philosopher
Born Tuesday 18 June 1929
Bob Woodward
6 quotes about political
American Author, Journalist, Editor
Born Friday 26 March 1943
Steven Pinker
5 quotes about political
Canadian Psychologist, Author, Scientist
Born Saturday 18 September 1954
Robert Caro
6 quotes about political
American Writer, Author, Journalist
Born Wednesday 30 October 1935
Dick Thornburgh
5 quotes about political
American Politician, Lawyer
Born Saturday 16 July 1932
Omar Bongo
6 quotes about political
Gabonese Statesman, Politician
Monday 30 December 1935 - Monday 8 June 2009
Billy Bragg
5 quotes about political
British Musician, Activist
Born Friday 20 December 1957
Jose Saramago
5 quotes about political
Portuguese Writer
Thursday 16 November 1922 - Friday 18 June 2010
Eric Alterman
6 quotes about political
American Writer, Critic, Historian, Author, Journalist, Educator
Born Thursday 14 January 1960
Paul Ryan
5 quotes about political
American Politician, Vice President
Born Thursday 29 January 1970

Music is more difficult - try naming a political band. The Dead Kennedys. The Dead Kennedys are political, but they are more funny than they are political.

Thom Yorke

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It may be assumed as an axiom that Providence has never gifted any political party with all of political wisdom or blinded it with all of political folly.

John George Nicolay

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The political spin in Washington is revolting, just revolting. It's a callous political game.

Rob Bishop

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I think up until the point when we started in the business, which was in the early '70s, most of the humor was political. The smart humor was political satire.

David Zucker

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Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political - legislative and administrative - decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.

Joseph A. Schumpeter

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First of all, there's no mention of political parties in the Constitution, so you begin American history with not only no political conventions but also no parties.

Michael Beschloss

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We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.

Jose Marti

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When people used to call me a political writer, it was kind of confusing because I was always much more interested in the social end of things which hinges on the political, but it isn't really part of it.

Janis Ian

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Hatred is not contained in political thinking. Any hatred worked up against the public enemy is non-political, and always shows some weakness in the internal political situation.

Francis Parker Yockey

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I don't believe there can be a poetic novel without political consciousness. I have a strong political conscience.

Marguerite Young

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Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.

Edmund Burke

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Political necessities sometime turn out to be political mistakes.

George Bernard Shaw

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As many political writers have pointed out, commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones.

Steven Pinker

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Political and social events must also be effective, but not in a very obvious fashion. But political confusion and prolonged peace undoubtedly affect creative thought but whether they respectively hinder or help it is not at all certain.

John Desmond Bernal

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Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.

Lord Acton

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Today's Islamic fundamentalism is also a cover for political motifs. We should not overlook the political motifs we encounter in forms of religious fanaticism.

Jurgen Habermas

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We have to stop this violence. We have to make the political nature of the violence clear, that the violence we experience in our own homes is not a personal family matter, it's a public and political problem. It's a way that women are kept in line, kept in our places.

Patricia Ireland

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I don't think that what's going on in Bosnia is political activity. It's partly political, but it's partly atavistic as well.

John Keegan

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With it adult political audiences abandoned cinemas. In their place appeared a void. That previous political audience migrated to the seats in front of their TV.

Andrzej Wajda

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Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law.

Olusegun Obasanjo

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