Quotations about politics — how we organize and relate in the public sphere.

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Power Quotes

Power means the ability to do something, to exert strength or force, to direct or influence the behavior of others, or to influence the outcome of events. Sages have expressed a variety of opinions about power and when it is a virtue, when it is a vice, and when it is a neutral tool.

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Politics Quotes

Politics includes all the activities and conflicts among people and parties to achieve power to implement policies. Politics is how people make decisions in public, together.

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Voting and Elections Quotes

Elections are how a representative democracy functions. Voting selects who the representatives will be. The right to vote is a basic civil right in a democratic republic. Who has the…

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Fascism Quotes

lthough in common usage fascism has often been used simply as a synonym for “bully,” it is a political and social ideology with a history. Fascism is authoritarian nationalism of the far right, opposed to democracy, socialism, and anarchism. Find quotes about fascism.

Extremism Quotes

Extremism means to take a political or religious position that is at the extreme edges, right or left, often with great certainty that one's position is the only possible one…

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History Quotes

History can inform the present and help us shape the future. History can mean what happened in the past, or the story about what happened in the past, and these…

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Racism Quotes

Quotations on racism and racists: notable people weigh in on the reality of racism. Race is a biological myth. Ethnic heritage and genetic connections between people who lived in a…

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Democracy Quotes

Democracy can mean a government or organization where all the citizens or members have a say in decisions, usually with majority rule. Democracy can also be used to communicate a…

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Freedom Quotes

Quotations about freedom: civil freedom, personal freedom -- the power to choose how to act, speak, and think. Freedom can be a freedom to make one's thoughts come to fruition…

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Nonviolence Quotes

Quotations about nonviolence. Mohandas K. (Mahatma) Gandhi promoted the practice of being harmless to others and to self. Nonviolence can be rooted in religious or secular values. Nonviolence is not…

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Women’s History Quotes

Quotations about the history of half the human race. Until fairly recently, few historians looked at women's part if human history, and we are still discovering that half of history.…