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Political speeches are like steer horns. A point
here, a point there, and a lot of bull inbetween.
-- Alfred E. Neuman
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Political television commercials prove one thing: some candidates
can tell all their good points and qualifications in just 30 seconds.
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From the Greek 'poly' ("many") and the French 'tete' ("head" or
"face," as in 'tete-a-tete': head to head or face to face).
Hence 'polytetien', a person of two or more faces.
-- Martin Pitt
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Politicians are the same everywhere. They promise
to build a bridge even where there is no river.
-- Nikita Khrushchev
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Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
-- Arthur C. Clarke
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Politicians speak for their parties, and parties never are, never have
been, and never will be wrong.
-- Walter Dwight
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Politics -- the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign
funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
-- Oscar Ameringer
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Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and
without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in
-- Albert Camus
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Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as
dangerous. In war, you can only be killed once.
-- Winston Churchill
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Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the
systematic organisation of hatreds.
-- Henry Adams, "The Education of Henry Adams"