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Democracy is perhaps the most promiscuous word in the world of public affairs.


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Totalitarianism surpasses autocracy.

Totalitarianism surpasses autocracy.



The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.

The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.



Factory workers are not working for capitalism, they are working for a living wage.

Factory workers are not working for capitalism, they are working for a living wage.



What matters in Politics is what men actually do - sincerity is no excuse for acting unpolitically, and insincerity may be channelled by politics into good results.

What matters in Politics is what men actually do - sincerity is no excuse for acting unpolitically, and insincerity may be channelled by politics into good results.



The agony of international relations is the need to try to practice politics without the basic conditions for political order.

The agony of international relations is the need to try to practice politics without the basic conditions for political order.



The politician has no more use for pride than Falstaff had for honour.

The politician has no more use for pride than Falstaff had for honour.



The unique character of political activity lies, quite literally, in its publicity.

The unique character of political activity lies, quite literally, in its publicity.



Since the business of politics is the conciliation of differing interests, justice must not merely be done, but to be seen to be done.

Since the business of politics is the conciliation of differing interests, justice must not merely be done, but to be seen to be done.



The plain truth is that what holds a free state together is neither general will nor a common interest, but simply politics itself.

The plain truth is that what holds a free state together is neither general will nor a common interest, but simply politics itself.



In an abstract but real sense, Marxism arose through the breakdown first of religion and then of 'reason' as single sources of authority.

In an abstract but real sense, Marxism arose through the breakdown first of religion and then of 'reason' as single sources of authority.





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I'm considering writing a self-help book and giving people 20 cents to read it. This way, I can be sure they all get new paradigms.

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Remember your past mistakes just long enough to profit by them.

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If you can really make a man believe you love him, you have won him; and if I could only make people really believe that God loves them, what a rush we would see for the kingdom of God!

If you can really make a man believe you love him, you have won him; and if I could only make people really believe that God loves them, what a rush we would see for the kingdom of God!



You can change environments, but until you change yourself, nothing else will ever change.

You can change environments, but until you change yourself, nothing else will ever change.



I'm not saying we have power over everything in our lives - if that were true, my hair would look so, so different - but I am saying that there's no circumstance in which we are completely powerless.

I'm not saying we have power over everything in our lives - if that were true, my hair would look so, so different - but I am saying that there's no circumstance in which we are completely powerless.



When the sun sets, life gets darker in the country; when a bad leader sinks, life gets brighter in the country!

When the sun sets, life gets darker in the country; when a bad leader sinks, life gets brighter in the country!



In 2011, agricultural exports hit a record high and producers saw their best incomes in nearly 40 years.

In 2011, agricultural exports hit a record high and producers saw their best incomes in nearly 40 years.



Haven't you learned yet that I put something more than whisky into my speeches.

Haven't you learned yet that I put something more than whisky into my speeches.




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