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It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
-- Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it, and then misapplying the wrong remedies.
-- Groucho Marx

It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.
-- Eugene McCarthy

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
-- H. L. Mencken

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
-- H. L. Mencken

Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule--and both commonly succeed, and are right.
-- H. L. Mencken

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
-- John Stuart Mill

My father was a minister. I had to make up for the lack of sin.
-- Milwuakee mayor, on why he became a politician

Intelligence has nothing to do with politics.
-- Londo Molari

Watching the debate this afternoon it was apparent they loved term limits in the House -- as Brutus loved Caesar.
-- Bill Moyers

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
-- George Jean Nathan

We do not have censorship. What we have is a limitation on what newspapers can report.
-- Louis Nel, Deputy Minister of Information, South Africa

Oregon Democratic Senate candidate Tom Bruggere, in describing his support for comprehensive health care during a candidates' forum, said he supported "erection-to-resurrection" coverage. He later amended that to "cradle to grave."
-- News report