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tiny.ag/5nmog9yu  ·   Fair (800 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Beyond Good and Evil (paperback)

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/rzbaoshp  ·   Fair (53 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Crime does not pay... as well as politics.

A. E. Newman, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/lkzomlnc  ·   Fair (93 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.

George Jean Nathan, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/ihlpkath  ·   Fair (99 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

Napoleon, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/egbcyknm  ·   Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

America is a fortunate country. She grows by the follies of our European nations.

Napoleon, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/otl52twf  ·   Fair (656 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by James Menzies

The masses have little time to think. And how incredible is the willingness of modern man to believe.

Benito Mussolini, in Law and Politics and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/yx6rgpvi  ·   Fair (64 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.

H. H. Munro, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/dgoltuy5  ·   Fair (81 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hell hath no fury like a crooked politician denied his cut.

Benjamin J. Montalbano, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/yosfdtrk  ·   Fair (172 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.

Henry Louis Mencken, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/tg5j4hni  ·   Fair (157 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.

Henry Louis Mencken, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/mnbumpv1  ·   Fair (838 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.

William Cowper, in Law and Politics and Wealth and Poverty

tiny.ag/ig3zfjp4  ·   Fair (484 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

Winston Churchill, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/2hab70fi  ·   Fair (227 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.

Winston Churchill, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/lanadgxk  ·   Fair (144 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The problem with political jokes is they get elected.

Henry Cate, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/tislbrzv  ·   Fair (717 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

This contract is so one-sided that I am astonished to find it written on both sides of the paper.

Jeffrey Miller, Naked Promises (Lord Evershed), in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/qmh4jgbw  ·   Fair (130 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Vote early and vote often.

Al Capone, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/gu6tloek  ·   Fair (298 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.

Simon Cameron, in Altruism and Cynicism and Law and Politics

tiny.ag/e97mpzt2  ·   Fair (327 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.

Albert Camus, in Law and Politics and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/t7gxzovf  ·   Fair (215 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If voting should change anything, there would be a law against it.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/1kbmhsw6  ·   Fair (707 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In politics people work hard to get a job and do little after they get it.

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