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I wanted no part of politics. And I wasn't in Berlin to compete against any one athlete. The purpose of the Olympics, anyway, was to do your best. As I'd learned long ago from Charles Riley, the only victory that counts is the one over yourself.
Jesse Owens
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
RECOUNT, n. In American politics, another throw of the dice, accorded to the player against whom they are loaded.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Lyndon Johnson
A president's hardest task is not to do what is right but to know what is right
Lyndon Johnson
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Richard M. Nixon
Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do.
Richard M. Nixon
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The other is Pull.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Colin Powell
War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support.
Colin Powell
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Colin Powell
satan of contemporary politics.
Colin Powell
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It doesn't carry the resentment that it used to. Politics is more and more viewed by voters as something where you have to be rich to get into.
David Johnson
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It is an inevitable fact of involvement in politics ... that you have to meet and work with a range of people and they are not all angels,
David Trimble
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We finally broke through the logjams, partisan politics and obstructionism, particularly in the Senate, and got it done,
David Vitter
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A partisan battle in the Senate is politics as usual, and he won't suffer nearly as much from that as he's suffering now from all the talk about corruption and Republicans jumping off the ship. This is the easiest thing to do.
Stephen Wayne
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Donald Rumsfeld
When someone with a rural accent says, "I don't know much about politics," zip up your pockets.
Donald Rumsfeld
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Donald Rumsfeld
Forces in world politics have created a more diverse and less predictable set of potential adversaries,
Donald Rumsfeld
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I thought it would be a good idea to go into Politics, maybe I am a little old... but you know... I'd love to be Chancellor of the Exchequer - That way I'll be united with my money!
Ken Dodd
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During times like these, there is no room for politics and partisanship.
Ken Mehlman
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Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
Malcolm Forbes
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I have promised not to interfere in politics and I have not said anything about many things which were done wrong.
Mahathir Mohamad
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Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Mao Tse-Tung
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War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of politics by other means.
Karl Clausewitz
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Politics is the womb in which war develops.
Karl Clausewitz
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Benjamin Disraeli
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
Benjamin Disraeli
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The timing and scope of the FDA warning letter was as much about the politics at the FDA and mandate for systemic change than it was about Boston Scientific.
Kenneth Weakley
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[(CNN) --] I've always been interested in politics. Ever since I was a kid and my mom wouldn't allow me to stay up and watch the Carter-Ford election results of 1976, ... I was mad.
Mark Levine
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This is just politics, ... This is all about the race to City Hall.
Marc Johnson
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This isn't about politics. It's about blood.
Mark McKinnon
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The politics are going to get pretty hot once the new nominee comes in, because it's the O'Connor spot. Why mess with the Roberts' nomination?
Marci Hamilton
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Let's clean up the Senate and return to politics of common ground.
Mark Pryor
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Mark Twain
When you are in politics you are in a wasp's nest with a short shirt-tail, as the saying is
Mark Twain
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Politics is not religion and we should govern on the basis of evidence, not theology.
Bill Clinton
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