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Sir, I would rather be right than be President.
-- Henry Clay, Speech, 1850, referring to the Compromise Measure

Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.
-- Mark B. Cohen

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
-- Clarence Darrow

Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them.
-- Marquis de Flers Robert and Arman de Caillavet

The multitude is always in the wrong.
-- Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscommon, 1684

Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
-- Paulo Freire

A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
-- Robert Frost

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
-- John Kenneth Galbraith

The marriage of Marxism and feminism has been like the marriage of husband and wife depicted in English common law: Marxism and feminism are one, and that one is Marxism.
-- Heidi Hartmann, The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism

Tauzin backs term limits -- But he thinks it's a bad idea.
-- Headline, story in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Feb 20, 1995

We need a president who's fluent in at least one language.
-- Buck Henry

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