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Law and Politics

163 aphorisms  ·  7 comments

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tiny.ag/7graufwl  ·   Fair (1408 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi, in Law and Politics and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/mb7skahf  ·   Fair (276 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is people who live by the rules that are always hoping to get them changed.

Robert Harbison, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/lqgxtc5y  ·   Fair (900 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.

Mahatma Gandhi, in Law and Politics and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/xenm7mq9  ·   Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.

M. Grundler, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/gam5ctee  ·   Fair (58 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If it weren't for lawyers, we wouldn't need them.

A. K. Griffin, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/otueqvds  ·   Fair (303 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man who seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.

Frederick the Great, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/fjegbeuo  ·   Fair (1058 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I think it would be a good idea.

Mahatma Gandhi, (when asked what he thought of Western civilization), in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/yqgp7fad  ·   Fair (2924 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.

Mahatma Gandhi, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/6tyr94xs  ·   Fair (102 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

John Kenneth Galbraith, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/nbd9g5v4  ·   Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.

John Kenneth Galbraith, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/qe9sruc8  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Men are made by nature unequal. It is vain, therefore, to treat them as if they were equal.

J. A. Froude, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/rrtq0cbj  ·   Fair (1242 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never her age.

Robert Frost, in Law and Politics and Men and Women

tiny.ag/r3qhocip  ·   Fair (917 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Jury: Twelve people who determine which client has the better lawyer.

Robert Frost, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/lgkszg2d  ·   Fair (431 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Benjamin Franklin, in Law and Politics and War and Peace

tiny.ag/ohswxac4  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/sl9dtwjl  ·   Fair (204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A reactionary is a man whose political opinions always manage to keep up with yesterday.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/auqhpii7  ·   Fair (235 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A person who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/uqnuiixs  ·   Fair (152 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A liberal is someone too poor to be a capitalist, and too rich to be a communist.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/7j6zgqod  ·   Fair (359 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A diplomat is a man who can convince his wife she'd look stout in a fur coat.

Unknown, in Law and Politics and Men and Women

tiny.ag/joubc6r8  ·   Fair (733 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A political campaign starts when a politician stops working and goes about making speeches about all the work he intends to do.

Unknown, (from Politicians and Other Scoundrels by Ferdinand Lundberg), in Law and Politics