Quotes: On Politics and Government

“One reason why history rarely repeats itself among historically conscious people is that the dramatis personae are aware of the second performance of the denouncement of the first, and their action is affected by that knowledge.”
–EH Carr

“This city is what it is because our citizens are what they are.”
–Plato

“I’d invite you all over, but you are not my equals. That may offend you, but it doesn’t matter because, once again, you are not my equals.”
–Unknown

“The consciousness of the poor permeates them with a profound sense of being oppressed and not simply because the rich oppress them but because it is poverty itself that oppresses them. Above all, being poor is being invisible; violence makes them visible. Of what good is democracy if it is not for the poor?”
–Ferdinand Marcos, New Society Of The Philippines

“When the rich make war, it’s the poor that die.”
–Jean Paul Sartre

 “The majority is never right, NEVER, I tell you! That’s one of these lies in society that no free and intelligent man can help rebelling against. Who are the people that make up the biggest proportion of the population – the intelligent ones or the fools?”
–Henry Ibsen, An Enemy Of The People

 “You don’t have to wait till your party’s in power to have an impact on life at home and around the world.”
–Bill Clinton

 “You don’t have to wait till your party’s in power to have an impact on life at home and around the world.”
–Bill Clinton

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