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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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I did not enter the labor Party forty-seven years ago to have our manifesto written by Dr. Mori, Dr. Gallup and Mr. Harris.
~ Tony Benn - [Polls]

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No witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world. The people had done it themselves.
~ Rachel Carson - [Pollution]

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How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?
~ Harry S. Truman - [Polls]

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One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
~ Max Weber - [Politicians and Politics]

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Only he has the calling for politics who is sure that he will not crumble when the world from his point of view is too stupid or base for what he wants to offer. Only he who in the face of all this can say ''In spite of all!'' has the calling for politics.
~ Max Weber - [Politicians and Politics]

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Only very intelligent people don't wish they were in politics, and I'm dumb enough to want to be in there.
~ Orson Welles - [Politicians and Politics]

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A candidate could easily commit political suicide if he were to come up with an unconventional thought during a presidential tour.
~ E(lwyn) B(rooks) White - [Politicians and Politics]

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The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the nation hasn't just run up a flight of stairs.
~ E(lwyn) B(rooks) White - [Polls]

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The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people's minds would be uninhabitable.
~ E(lwyn) B(rooks) White - [Polls]

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He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Politicians and Politics]

 

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