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Small: The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river
Ross Perot
"The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river"
Ross Perot, Businessman
Small: An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied
Arnold H. Glasow
"An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied"
Arnold H. Glasow, Businessman
Small: A healthy democracy requires a decent society it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respec
Charles W. Pickering
"A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful"
Charles W. Pickering, Judge
Small: He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander
Napoleon Bonaparte
"He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government
Frank Lloyd Wright
"A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it"
Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect
Small: Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers
Aristotle
"Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers"
Aristotle, Philosopher
Small: Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business
Winston Churchill
"Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business"
Winston Churchill, Statesman
Small: When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators
P. J. O'Rourke
"When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators"
P. J. O'Rourke, Journalist
Small: I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesnt want to give up power
Arthur C. Clarke
"I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power"
Arthur C. Clarke, Writer
Small: It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchild
Sandra Day O'Connor
"It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren"
Sandra Day O'Connor, Judge
Small: Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who dont vote
"Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote"
William E. Simon, Public Servant
Small: The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety)
H. L. Mencken
"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary"
H. L. Mencken, Writer
Small: Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself
Mark Twain
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cov
Mahatma Gandhi
"It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence"
Mahatma Gandhi, Leader
Small: Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, po
Aristotle
"Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness"
Aristotle, Philosopher
Small: A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward"
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President
Small: I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end
Margaret Thatcher
"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end"
Margaret Thatcher, Leader
Small: Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, President
Small: Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix t
John F. Kennedy
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future"
John F. Kennedy, President
Small: There aint no answer. There aint gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. Thats the answer
Gertrude Stein
"There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer"
Gertrude Stein, Author
Small: It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The peo
Joseph Stalin
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything"
Joseph Stalin, Leader
Small: Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against
"Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against"
W. C. Fields, Comedian
Small: A fool and his money are soon elected
Will Rogers
"A fool and his money are soon elected"
Will Rogers, Actor
Small: If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they dont ask for observers from Africa or fro
Nelson Mandela
"If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers"
Nelson Mandela, Statesman
Small: Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose
George Will
"Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose"
George Will, Journalist
Small: A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after theyre dead
Leo Rosten
"A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead"
Leo Rosten, Novelist
Small: I do have a political agenda. Its to have as few regulations as possible
Dan Quayle
"I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible"
Dan Quayle, Vice President
Small: If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, t
"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today"
Thomas Sowell, Economist
Small: Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives
John Stuart Mill
"Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives"
John Stuart Mill, Philosopher
Small: We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate
Kin Hubbard
"We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate"
Kin Hubbard, Journalist
Small: When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power
"When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power"
Maggie Gallagher, Writer
Small: Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time
E. B. White
"Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time"
E. B. White, Writer
Small: Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in t
Grover Cleveland
"Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours"
Grover Cleveland, President
Small: Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they dont know what they are conserving
"Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don't know what they are conserving"
Robertson Davies, Novelist
Small: The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office
Herbert Hoover
"The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office"
Herbert Hoover, President
Small: Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least
Robert Byrne
"Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least"
Robert Byrne, Celebrity
Small: When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government
John W. Gardner
"When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale"
John W. Gardner, Educator
Small: It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern th
"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen"
George MacDonald, Novelist
Small: The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he wont take it, but someb
"The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does"
Bill Vaughan, Journalist
Small: The secret of getting things done is to act!
"The secret of getting things done is to act!"
Dante Alighieri, Poet
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