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The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
-- Robert Hutchins, Great Books, 1954

Asking an incumbent member of Congress to vote for term limits is a bit like asking a chicken to vote for Colonel Sanders.
-- Bob Inglis, 1995

All over Washington today, the politicians and the power brokers are happy. In fact, if you listen closely, you can hear the sound of champagne corks popping.
-- Paul Jacob, Term Limits Executive Director

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.
-- Thomas Jefferson

Do you not know, my son, with what little understanding the world is ruled?
-- Pope Julius III

The crime bill passed by the Senate would reinstate the Federal death penalty for certain violent crimes: assassinating the President; hijacking an airliner; and murdering a government poultry inspector.
-- Knight Ridder News Service dispatch

Eh! Je suis leur chef, il fallait bien les suivre. (Ah well! I am their leader, I really ought to follow them.)
-- Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin

Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
-- John Lehman, Secretary of the Navy, 1981-1987

Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today?
1) Writing his memoirs of the Civil War.
2) Advising the President.
3) Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin.
-- David Letterman

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
-- Abraham Lincoln

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
-- Abraham Lincoln

Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton. The job is just too big for him.
-- Rich Little

Politics have no relation to morals.
-- Niccolo Machiavelli