quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower

If a political party does not have its foundation in the determination to advance a cause that is right and that is moral, then it is not a political party; it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

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A Bill of Rights that means what the majority wants it to mean is worthless.

Political rights quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
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The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.

..tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.

Political rights quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important.

You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.

It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.


All talk on Islamic States is just an empty dream.

No man in his right sense would accept a nation which bases its political administration on religion, and in a country like Malaysia with its multiracial and multireligious people, there is no room for an Islamic State.

Political rights quote If things go wrong, don’t go with them.
If things go wrong, don’t go with them.

Equality is the heart and essence of democracy, freedom, and justice, equality of opportunity in industry, in labor unions, schools and colleges, government, politics, and before the law. There must be no dual standards of justice, no dual rights, privileges, duties, or responsibilities of citizenship. No dual forms of freedom.

We hear a constant clamor for rights, rights, always rights, but so very little about responsibility. And we have forgotten God. The need now is for selflessness, for a spirit of sacrifice, for a willingness to put aside personal gains for the salvation of the whole Western world.

When plunder becomes a way of life, men create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.

Political rights quote Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.

Republican is fine, if your a millionaire.

Democrats is fair, if all you own is what you wear. Neither of them's really right, cause neither of them care.


It is unthinkable that a national government which represents women should ignore the issue of the right of all women to political freedom.

I had a right to my own political opinions.

I am a Southern woman, born with Revolutionary blood in my veins. Freedom of speech and of thought were my birthright, guaranteed, signed and sealed by the blood of our fathers.

Political rights quote Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.

The Church must take right ground in regard to politics.

.. Politics are a part of a religion in such a country as this, and Christians must do their duty to the country as part of their duty to God... God will bless or curse this nation, according to the course Christians take in politics.

Of the people, by the people, for the people.

That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown; and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.

Political rights quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.

People often say, with pride, 'I'm not interested in politics.

' They might as well say, 'I'm not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedoms, my future or any future.' ... If we mean to keep any control over our world and lives, we must be interested in politics.

To this war of every man against every man, this also in consequent;

that nothing can be unjust. The notions of right and wrong, justice and injustice have there no place. Where there is no common power, there is no law, where no law, no injustice. Force, and fraud, are in war the cardinal virtues.

If you are asking me what the individual can do right now, in a political sense, I'd have to say he can't do all that much. Speaking for myself, I am more concerned with the transformation of the individual, which to me is much more important than the so-called political revolution.

Political rights quote Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions
Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions.

To consider judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions is a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy.

The laws ought to be so framed as to secure the safety of every citizen as much as possible. ... Political liberty does not consist in the notion that a man may do whatever he pleases; liberty is the right to do whatsoever the laws allow. ... The equality of the citizens consists in that they should all be subject to the same laws.


There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.

Political rights quote Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.

Extremes to the right and to the left of any political dispute are always wrong.

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.

Political rights quote Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know wh
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.

I don't want to see religious bigotry in any form.

It would disturb me if there was a wedding between the religious fundamentalists and the political right. The hard right has no interest in religion except to manipulate it.


Freedom includes the right to say what others may object to and resent.

.. The essence of citizenship is to be tolerant of strong and provocative words.

Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule—and both commonly succeed, and are right.

Political rights quote Do what is right, not what is easy
Do what is right, not what is easy
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In Finland we have equal political rights for women and men.

We do not regard ourselves according to sex.

How the American right managed to convince itself that the programs to alleviate poverty are responsible for the consequences of poverty will someday be studied as a notorious mass illusion.

At the heart of liberty is the right to define one's own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life.

Political rights quote You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.
You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.

Manliness consists not in bluff, bravado or loneliness.

It consists in daring to do the right thing and facing consequences whether it is in matters social, political or other. It consists in deeds not words.

Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.

I am frankly sick and tired of the political preachers telling me as a citizen that if I want to be a moral person, I must believe in A, B, C, and D. Just who do they think they are? And from where do they presume to claim the right to dictate their moral beliefs to me?

Yes, we do defend our office as we do defend our homes.

This is a constitutional right everybody has, and nothing's funny about that. The only reason they get mad at the Black Panther Party when you do it is for the simple reason that we're political.

Human rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights.

Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely - and the right to be heard.