Political

Famous quotes containing the word political:

    My passion strengthens daily to quit political turmoil, and retire into the bosom of my family, the only scene of sincere and pure happiness.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    Although military, economic and political strength certainly favors the more powerful side, the matter of simple justice is a counterbalancing factor.
    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)

    Peter the Hermit, Calvin, and Robespierre, sons of the same soil, at intervals of three centuries were, in a political sense, the levers of Archimedes. Each in turn was an embodied idea finding its fulcrum in the interests of man.
    HonorĂ© De Balzac (1799–1850)