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"The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category."
"The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with an encyclopedia of cliches the first prize."
"The force of public opinion cannot be resisted when permitted freely to be expressed. The agitation it produces must be submitted to."
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies."
"Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president."
"Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."
"The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself."
"I would rather be governor of California than own Austria."
"My political ambitions have nothing to do with vanity or the desire for power. I want to help people. I owe them something after all they've done for me."
"In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table."
"Thus far, the reputed idiot Bush has graduated from Yale and Harvard, made a stack of cash in the oil industry, become the first consecutive-term governor of Texas, defeated a dual-term VP for the presidency, and led his party to [November 5th's] extraordinary triumphs. Let his opponents keep calling him stupid; if they do, within five years Bush will be King of England, the Pope, and world Formula One motor racing champion."
"Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good."
"Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual)."
"The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive."
"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public."
"Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair."
"The old parties are husks, with no real soul within either, divided on artificial lines, boss-ridden and privilege-controlled, each a jumble of incongruous elements, and neither daring to speak out wisely and fearlessly on what should be said on the vital issues of the day."
"Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."
"We are so concerned to flatter the majority that we lose sight of how very often it is necessary, in order to preserve freedom for the minority, let alone for the individual, to face that majority down."
William F. Buckley
"University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small."
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