“Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ― Abraham Lincoln “In a democracy, someone who fails to get elected to office can always console himself with the thought that there … Continue reading work in progress(xviii)
“The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.” ― Robert A. Heinlein “There is a difference between needy and helpless. While doling out free benefits to the needy is condemnable, the helpless must be assisted to get their lives back on … Continue reading work in progress(xvi)
“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it … Continue reading work in progress (iv)
“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?” ― Brian Tracy “He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” ― Socrates “The world says: "You have needs -- satisfy them. You … Continue reading tarry a while (vi)
“He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara “Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be … Continue reading tarry a while (iii)
POWER. An aphrodisiac, an obsession, an addiction and a passion. An enigma, an instrument, an anathema, a panacea and a nirvana. It is a necessity. It must exist either naturally or artificially; if it does not exist it must be created. Power, the ultimate. It is fickle, nebulous and transient. It is vivid, real, … Continue reading what about POWER?