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We have a large public that is very ignorant about world affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans.

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski

The man fitted for affairs and authority never considers individuals, but things and their consequences.

Napolon Bonaparte

There will always be plenty of things to compute in the detailed affairs of millions of people doing complicated things.

Vannevar Bush

It's a rum state of affairs when you feel like punching a jar of mayonnaise in the face.

Charlton

Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.

Christopher Morley

Your conscious mind is the captain and the master of your ship, which represents your body, environment, and all your affairs.

Joseph Murphy

In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.

Benjamin Franklin

In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.

James Lane Allen

The rain is famous for falling on the just and unjust alike, but if I had the management of such affairs I would rain softly and sweetly on the just, but if I caught a sample of the unjust out doors I would drown him.

Mark Twain

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.

John Stuart Mill

I present a reconciliation initiative... whose essence is our commitment to stop operations against all (European) countries if they promise not to be aggressive towards Muslims or interfere in their affairs.

Osama Bin Laden

Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Politics ... regarded as the study and pursuit of the true, enduring good of a community, as the application of great and unchangeable principles to public affairs, is a noble sphere of thought and action; but politics, in its common sense, or considered as the invention of temporary shifts, as the playing of a subtle game, as the tactics of party for gaining power and the spoils of office, and for elevating one set of men above another, is a paltry and debasing concern.

WILLIAM E. CHANNING

Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.

Paul Valery

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.

Albert Einstein

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