Quotations on Party

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The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: Democracy, Elections, Evil, Force, Fraud, Majority, Party, Tyranny)

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Society, Abuse, Party, Words)

'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Congress, Friends, Party, President, Pressure)

In this context, I believe it is an imperative for the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible, and this does not imply that he must or should appoint members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet, which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Inaction, Inefficiency, Party, President)

Neither Johnson nor his party nor the government as a whole were willing to raise, train, equip, and then send Vietnam sufficient manpower to do the job.
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: Government, Job, Party, Vietnam)

The Democratic Party is on the move across the country. Voters are responding to our message of progress and fiscal responsibility.
- Joe Andrew
(Keywords: Progress, Country, Party, Responsibility)

You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't matter what party you're in. When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' - and what you are really asking is, 'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?', That resonates across the state, not across party lines.
- Sharron Angle
(Keywords: America, Children, Job, Party, State)

I think that, you know, when we start talking about the Tea Party, people want to marginalize that into some kind of organization or party, but it really isn't.
- Sharron Angle
(Keywords: People, Party, Talking, Tea, Want)

I call it small government, grass-roots activism: The Tea Party activists are a part of it, FreedomWorks is part of it. FreedomWorks is the longest-standing, most active organization within this movement.
- Dick Armey
(Keywords: Government, Party, Tea)

Make no mistake about it. These are not 'kookie' birds. Right now the greatest player, the big tent on the political scene in America, is called the Tea Party movement.
- Dick Armey
(Keywords: Mistake, America, Birds, Now, Party, Right, Tea)

What my future will not be is active politics in the Liberal Democrat party.
- Paddy Ashdown
(Keywords: Politics, Future, Liberal, Party, Will)

In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
- Lauren Bacall
(Keywords: Divorce, Hollywood, Party, Publicity)

So all the system was running down and collapsing. Mrs. Thatcher became the leader of the Conservative Party in February 1975, and she clearly wanted to strike out and do something different.
- Kenneth Baker
(Keywords: Leader, Conservative, February, Party, Running)

I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party, if you will. I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.
- Adam Baldwin
(Keywords: Hope, Fans, Party, Will)

Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
- Alec Baldwin
(Keywords: Judges, Party, Washington)

I was not extremely patriotic about Mother Russia. I played their game, pretending. You have to deal with, you know, party people, KGB. Horrifying.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Keywords: Mother, People, Party, Russia)

The dissolution of the Party - we will not let such a tremendous, big, and glorious party be so easily crashed: this would then be the moment, when we would begin to fight on all fronts.
- Otto Bauer
(Keywords: Fight, Party, Will)

One of the big challenges for our party is to demonstrate to people that we have an agenda for economic prosperity and that we can be trusted with their money.
- Birch Bayh
(Keywords: Money, People, Party, Prosperity)

I should point out that I was intimately involved with a group of women here a year and a half ago when there was an effort made by a right wing element in the President's party to get him to turn back the clock.
- Birch Bayh
(Keywords: Women, Effort, Party, President, Right)

Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland... The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead.
- Evan Bayh
(Keywords: Success, Time, Values, Party, Will)

We all know what the problems are: it's tax and spend. One party will tax and spend, the other party won't tax but will spend. It's both of them together.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Tax, Party, Problems, Will)

'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Government, Name, Party, Republican)

I have not heard people in the Republican Party yet admit that they have a problem. And when they do say that they have a problem I don't know that I believe 'em.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: People, Party, Republican)

We are still so close, David and I. We were at a party the other day at my mum's house and I was sitting on his lap. We're very affectionate. And I looked at him and thought after being married for 11 years! We were the only couple who were even near each other at that party. We're soul mates.
- Victoria Beckham
(Keywords: Soul, Thought, Being, Day, Party, Soul mates)

See, I think if it just became who's sleeping with whom, then there's no reason to prefer one party over the other, 'cause the truth is we're all sinners.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: Truth, Party, Reason)

One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: Strategy, Winning, Difference, Forget, Party, Problems, Sight)

Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, owing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about.
- Robert Benchley
(Keywords: Arguments, Being, Fact, Party, Talking)

Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
- Wendell Berry
(Keywords: Nature, Deals, Decisions, Justice, Memory, Party, Politicians, Sense)

As parties began to develop around the turn of the 19th century, you had party nominees for President nominated in caucuses made up of party members in Congress.
- Michael Beschloss
(Keywords: Congress, Party, President)

I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
- Aneurin Bevan
(Keywords: Leader, Machine, Party, Right)

No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
- Aneurin Bevan
(Keywords: Heart, Deep, Hatred, Party, Seduction)

No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
- Aneurin Bevan
(Keywords: Heart, Deep, Hatred, Party, Seduction)

A few years ago I was at a party and this guy threw me over his shoulder, ran across the street, put me in his car, and stuck his tongue in my mouth.
- Rachel Bilson
(Keywords: Car, Party, Tongue, Years)

Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Government, Power, Party, Will)

Labour is the party of law and order in Britain today. Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Causes, Crime, Law, Order, Party, Today)

I do not intend, we do not intend, that any party shall survive, if we can help it, that will lay the confiscating hand upon Americans in the interest of England or of Europe.
- Richard Parks Bland
(Keywords: Americans, EnglEurope, Help, Interest, Party, Will)

Any political party that undertakes to do it will, in God's name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled, into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future.
- Richard Parks Bland
(Keywords: God, Future, Name, Now, Party, Will)

The decision to join or not join a service union, political party or other organization should be left up to the individual. No such organization has the right to take money out of the pockets of state workers without their proper consent.
- Matt Blunt
(Keywords: Money, Decision, Party, Right, Service, State, Workers)

In France, that let down the barriers more than a hundred years ago, the feeling of antipathy is still strong enough to sustain an anti-Jewish political party.
- Franz Boas
(Keywords: Feeling, France, Party, Years)

In fact - statistically, as you know - people have done polls, research, and at least 80 percent or more or working media are liberal Democrats if they are involved with any party and certainly liberal in their philosophy.
- Pat Boone
(Keywords: People, Democrats, Fact, Liberal, Media, Party, Philosophy, Research)

The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to use the force of government to take property away from the people who earn it and give it to people who do not.
- Neal Boortz
(Keywords: Government, People, Purpose, Force, Party, Property)

Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush.
- James Bovard
(Keywords: Democrats, Rights, Opposition, Party, Politicians, Republicans)

The Democratic Party had no idea how to use the Internet. They treated it like free money and then kept on doing all the rest of the things they normally do.
- Wes Boyd
(Keywords: Money, Idea, Internet, Party, Rest)

Working with Sturges was like working with a guy who wanted to have a party all the time. He was very serious about his work, but in between shots, he was fun and we would play games.
- Eddie Bracken
(Keywords: Time, Work, Fun, Games, Party, Play)

I am for peace, retrenchment and reform, the watchword of the great Liberal Party thirty years ago.
- John Bright
(Keywords: Peace, Liberal, Party, Reform, Years)

As a political independent, I would gladly vote for any political party dedicated to limited government and entrepreneurship.
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Keywords: Government, Party, Vote)

For many members of Congress, the time for choosing is near - do what the party leadership demands, or do what the people have asked you to do. If my colleagues don't mind some advice from a newcomer, I'd suggest going with the will of the people.
- Scott Brown
(Keywords: Leadership, Time, People, Advice, Congress, Mind, Party, Will)

I'm disappointed that Senator DeWine once again chose to go along with his party leaders and their big corporate lobbyist supporters. Ohio deserves a Senator who will be more than a rubber stamp.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Corporate, Leaders, Party, Will)

Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Government, Corruption, Party, Republicans)

If you're honest with yourself, you're going to find out whether you truly love America, or whether your primary allegiance is to the Republican party.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: Love, America, Party, Republican)



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