Quotes about Politics
"Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' Vanity asks the question, 'Is it popular?' But, conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but one must take it because one's conscience tells one that it is right." - Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)
"I do not know how the Third World War will be fought, but I
can tell you what they will use in the Fourth -- rocks." Einstein - Asked about efforts to control nuclear weapons, late 1940s.
"If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his own house, what books he may read or what films he may watch. Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to controls men's minds" - Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall