65 Political Parties Quotes On Success In Life

These political parties quotes will inspire you. A political party is an organization that coordinates candidates to compete in a particular country’s elections. It is common for the members of a party to hold similar ideas about politics, and parties may promote specific ideological or policy goals.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging political parties quotes, political parties sayings, and political parties proverbs.

Best Political Parties Quotes

  1. “I hate all politics. I don’t like either political party. One should not belong to them – one should be an individual, standing in the middle. Anyone that belongs to a party stops thinking.” ~ Ray Bradbury
  2. “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
  3. “A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  4. “If you begin to consider yourself solely responsible to a political party, you’re half-way to a dictatorship.” ~ Clement Attlee

  5. “I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever, in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else, where I was capable of thinking for myself. Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent. If I could not go to heaven but with a party, I would not go there at all.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  6. “There is nothing I dread so much as the division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our constitution.” ~ John Adams
  7. “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.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  8. “And political parties, overanxious for vote catching, become tolerant to intolerant groups.” ~ Wendell Willkie

  9. “Nothing could be more ill-judged than that intolerant spirit which has, at all times, characterized political parties.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  10. “Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” ~ George Orwell
  11. “Let me now warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party. The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it. It serves always to distract the public councils and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms; kindles the animosity of one part against another. In governments purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged.” ~ George Washington
  12. “Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.” ~ Herbert Hoover

  13. “However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.” ~ George Washington
  14. “There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  15. “[The spirit of party] serves always to distract the public councils and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one part against another.” ~ George Washington
  16. “I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” ~ Will Rogers

  17. “The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it.” ~ George Washington
  18. “I have already intimated to you the danger of parties in the state, with particular reference to the founding of them on geographical discriminations. Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party, generally.” ~ George Washington
  19. “The alternate triumphs of different parties … make the public administration the mirror of the ill-concerted and incongruous projects of faction, rather than the organ of consistent and wholesome plans digested by common counsels.” ~ George Washington
  20. “Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.” ~ Alexander Pope

  21. “As a political independent, I would gladly vote for any political party dedicated to limited government and entrepreneurship.” ~ Arthur C. Brooks
  22. “All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.” ~ John Arbuthnot
  23. “There’s no way in the world you’re going to make a political party respectable unless you keep it out of office.” ~ Will Rogers
  24. “Let me … warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party.” ~ George Washington

  25. “This spirit [of Party], unfortunately, is inseperable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human Mind. It exists under different shapes in all Governments, more or less stifled, controuled, or repressed; but, in those of the popular form it is seen in its greatest rankness and is truly their worst enemy.” ~ George Washington
  26. “If the Soviet Union let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one-party state, because everybody would join the other party.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  27. “The Democratic party today is not so much a political party as a milling herd, and the herd is easily stampeded.” ~ Emmett Tyrrell
  28. “If I could not go to Heaven but with a party, I would not go there at all.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  29. “People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.” ~ Mitt Romney
  30. “Our only political party has two right wings, one called Republican, the other Democratic. But Henry Adams figured all that out back in the 1890s. “We have a single system,” he wrote, and “in that system the only question is the price at which the proletariat is to be bought and sold, the bread and circuses.”” ~ Gore Vidal
  31. “It’s essential not to have an ideology, not to be a member of a political party. While the writer can have certain political views, he has to be careful not to have his hands tied.” ~ Manuel Puig
  32. “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.” ~ Will Rogers

  33. “You have got to unite in the same labor union and in the same political party and strike and vote together, and the hour you do that, the world is yours.” ~ Eugene V. Debs
  34. “The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism.” ~ George Washington
  35. “The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible.” ~ George Washington
  36. “Put three Zionists in a room and they will form four political parties.” ~ Levi Eshkol

  37. “Both of our political parties, at least the honest portion of them, agree conscientiously in the same object: the public good; but they differ essentially in what they deem the means of promoting that good. One side believes it best done by one composition of the governing powers, the other by a different one. One fears most the ignorance of the people; the other the selfishness of rulers independent of them. Which is right, time and experience will prove.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  38. “Future generations are not going to ask us what political party were you in. They are going to ask what did you do about it, when you knew the glaciers were melting.” ~ Martin Sheen
  39. “Because we believe that our ethnic group, our society, our political party, our God, is better than your God, we kill each other.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch
  40. “Party is the madness of many for the gain of a few.” ~ Jonathan Swift

  41. “All the political parties alike have their origins in past ideas and not in new ideas and none more conspicuously so than the Marxists .” ~ John Maynard Keynes
  42. “All combinations and associations, under whatever plausible character, with the real design to direct, control, counteract, or awe the regular deliberation and action of the constituted authorities, are destructive of this fundamental principle, and of fatal tendency. They serve to organize faction, to give it an artificial and extraordinary force; to put, in the place of the delegated will of the nation the will of a party, often a small but artful and enterprising minority of the community.” ~ George Washington
  43. “Should any political party attempt to abolish social security unemployment insurance and eliminate labor laws and farm programs you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group of course that believes you can do these things. Among them are a few other Texas oil millionaires and an occasional politician or business man from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  44. “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” ~ Mao Zedong

  45. “There is an opinion that parties in free countries are useful checks upon the administration of the government, and serve to keep alive the spirit of liberty. This, within certain limits, is probably true, and, in governments of a monarchical cast, patriotism may look with indulgence, if not with favor, upon the spirit of party. But in those of the popular character, in governments purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged.” ~ George Washington
  46. “Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  47. “You may see the emergence of a new political party from the body of the trade union movement which represents a very clear-cut socialist alternative policy and which gives expression to the views of the trade union movement in parliament.” ~ Arthur Scargill
  48. “It is our policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.” ~ George Washington

  49. “Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political parties are its opposite halves – sometimes split into quarters – which grind on each other. Not only individuals but states have thus a confirmed dyspepsia.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  50. “The same political parties which now agitiate the US have existed through all time. And in fact the terms of whig and tory belong to natural as well as to civil history. They denote the temper and constitution and mind of different individuals.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  51. “He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets — most likely his father’s. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  52. “Political parties are like poets, born, not made.” ~ Henry Ford

  53. “Young people today seem to be coming around to the idea it really doesn’t matter which politician or political party you vote for; and they’re catching on that it doesn’t even matter if you don’t vote because they have realized modern elections are just a way for the 1% to appease the 99% – a way to keep the masses in line by making them believe they’ve had their say, thereby perpetuating the lie that democracy continues.” ~ James Morcan
  54. “I can’t vote again ever, so political party is not a relevant thing for me.” ~ Jack Abramoff
  55. “In spite of the anticapitalistic policies of all governments and of almost all political parties, the capitalist mode of production” ~ Ludwig von Mises
  56. “The fastest growing political party is no party.” ~ Chuck Todd

  57. “The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes.” ~ Benazir Bhutto
  58. “It’s easy to talk about our system not functioning. It’s actually functioning exactly the way we’ve designed it to function by giving so much power to the political parties, which all of our, you know, leading founders – Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison – all said don’t create political parties like the ones we have now. We did it, and we’re paying a very high price for it.” ~ Mickey Edwards
  59. “In my own experience, I have been amazed to see how unrealistic are the bases for political opinion in general. Only rarely have I found a person who has chosen any particular political party – democratic or totalitarian – through study and comparison of principles.” ~ Joost Meerloo
  60. “What I was utterly convinced of, and still am, is the idea that the only responsibility the free intellectual has is vis-a-vis himself. He is not responsible to either a political party or a ruler.” ~ Tawfiq al-Hakim
  61. “Political parties serve to keep each other in check, one keenly watching the other.” ~ Henry Clay

  62. “The social model of the Bolsheviks failed, as will any model that denies individual rights, intellectual freedom, and freedom of competing political parties. Without these freedoms and rights, there is no motivation for people to work. Such a system cannot be sustained, especially in light of the technological revolution of the information era.” ~ Mikhail Gorbachev
  63. “Simon Wiesenthal told me that any political party in a democracy that uses the word ‘freedom’ in its name is either Nazi or Communist.” ~ Simon Wiesenthal
  64. “There is a hundred things to single you out for promotion in party politics besides ability.” ~ Will Rogers
  65. “When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Do you see why it is violent? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So a man who is seeking to understand violence does not belong to any country, to any religion, to any political party or partial system; he is concerned with the total understanding of mankind.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

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