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  • In our time mass or collective production has entered our economics, our politics, even our religion, so that some nations have substituted the idea collective for the idea God. This in my time is the danger. There is great tension in the world, tension toward a breaking point, and men are unhappy and confused. At such a time it seems natural and good to me to ask myself these questions. What do I believe in? What must I fight for and what must I fight against?
    (John Steinbeck, "East of Eden")
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  • Local politicians of color said children and tomorrow. They said digital and democracy and history.
    (Jonathan Franzen, "The Corrections")
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  • Cash is always the deciding factor in such matters of moral politics; nothing ever gets done unless motivated by commerce or greed.
    (Jasper Fforde, "The Eyre Affair")
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  • I wanted to be a psychological engineer, but we lacked the facilities, so I did the next best thing - I went into politics. It's practically the same thing.
    (Isaac Asimov, "Foundation")
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  • In philosophy, or religion, or ethics, or politics, two and two might make five, but when one was designing a gun or an aeroplane they had to make four.
    (George Orwell, "1984")
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  • We are all dying to give our lives away to something, maybe. God or Satan, politics or grammar, topology or philately - the object seemed incidental to this will to give ourselves away, utterly. To games or needles, to some other person. Something pathetic about it. A flight-from in the form of a plunging-into. Flight from exactly what? These rooms, blandly filled with excrement and heat? To what purpose?
    (David Foster Wallace, "Infinite Jest")
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  • They say the personal is political and it's certainly fair to say that, like her politics, Rebecca Epstein's kissing is radical, forthright and uncompromising.
    (David Nicholls, "Starter for Ten")
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  • Appearances are significant, and never more than in politics. You can always sway the crowd, provided you have a good story.
    (Cassandra Clare, "City of Glass")
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  • A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude.
    (Aldous Huxley, "Brave New World")
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  • In politics, my dear fellow, you know, as well as I do, there are no men, but ideas - no feelings, but interests; in politics we do not kill a man, we only remove an obstacle, that is all.
    (Alexandre Dumas, "The Count of Monte Cristo")
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  • The King! I thought him enough of a philosopher to realize that there is no such thing as murder in politics. You know as well as I do, my dear boy, that in politics there are no people, only ideas; no feelings, only interests. In politics, you don't kill a man, you remove an obstacle, that's all.
    (Alexandre Dumas, "The Count of Monte Cristo")
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  • I'm not a politician and not a policeman, just a mother who wants her baby daughter to grow up in a world where fear doesn't rule.
    (Mary Lou Retton)
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  • Politicians all too often think about the next election. Statesmen think about the next generation.
    (Linda Lingle)
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  • The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
    (Karl Marx)
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  • Then there is the continuing criminal case, which almost everyone outside Mubarak's government, and some inside it, regards as blatantly political. A trial date has been set for June 28, and Nour says the case has been assigned to a notorious Egyptian security court judge. That judge is known for his closeness to Mubarak and for the seven-year sentence he imposed four years ago on another liberal dissident, Saad Eddin Ibrahim. I lie in bed at night thinking that either I'm going to end up in jail or I'm going to be killed, ... To say the least, this campaign has gotten off to a very bad start.
    (Ayman Nour)
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