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1. "I really consider myself a writer, and a writer who is sometimes a social critic. I'm not an ideologue, I don't join a party. I follow along and take notes. Sometimes I throw in my two cents."
Author: Anne Roiphe
2. "Ideal idea is an identity that is the identity of ideologue!"
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
3. "I am a Maoist sympathiser. I'm not a Maoist ideologue, because the communist movements in history have been just as destructive as capitalism."
Author: Arundhati Roy
4. "Well, I don't know too many governors who are flaming ideologues."
Author: Birch Bayh
5. "I vote in every general election, but I'm not a party member or an ideologue. I've never told anyone who I've voted for."
Author: Brian Lamb
6. "Texas has a lot of challenges, but if I choose to run I will talk about opening democracy to mainstream Texans and not just to a closed circle of entrenched ideologues."
Author: Chris Bell
7. "Liberty, which means resisting all forms of cultural authoritarianism, be it from the right wing church, black ideologues, black nationalists, or mainstream white media. We have to accent liberty and freedom of expression and thought in all their forms."
Author: Cornel West
8. "Reality. Look, take the Muslim Brothers. They were very strong and very great until they woke up one morning and were in charge. Everything was good as long as it was theoretical. But in the morning, when you have to pay the subsidy for the pita, theory is not enough. For example, they wanted tourists not to wear bikinis. No bikinis, no tourism. No tourism, no work. Look, the world isn't changed by ideologues."
Author: David Samuels
9. "I told [Hu Jintao] I stayed awake worrying about another terrorist attack on America. He quickly replied that his biggest concern was creating twenty-five million new jobs a year. I found his answer fascinating, It was honest. It showed he worried about the impact of disaffected, unemployed masses. It explained his government's policies in resource-rich places like Iran and Africa. And it was a signal that he was a practical leader focused inward, not an ideologue likely to stir up trouble abroad."
Author: George W. Bush
10. "We must stop the Tea Party before the United States Senate falls into the hands of extremists and ideologues who leave no room for reason or compromise, who don't recognize common ground even when they're standing on it."
Author: Harry Reid
11. "This nation has been through hard times. But those hard times have hardened our resolve. I'm ready to do the difficult work ahead. But I want to do that work with Barack Obama, and not a Tea Party ideologue. We can move America forward, but we can only do it together."
Author: Harry Reid
12. "America and its allies are engaged in a war against a terrorist movement that spans all corners of the globe. It is sparked by radical ideologues that breed hatred, oppression, and violence against all of their declared enemies."
Author: Kenny Marchant
13. "However much an ideologue tries to bury [Lenin] beneath a proof by historical analysis, there is always this one man standing their on the plain of History and of our lives, in the eternal 'current situation.' He goes on talking, calmly or passionately. He goes on talking about something simple: his revolutionary practice, the practice of class struggle, about what makes it possible to act on history...not to demonstrate that revolutions are inevitable, but to make them in our unique present."
Author: Louis Althusser
14. "Anger and self-righteousness combined with cynicism about the world as he or she sees it are the marks of the ideologue. There is always an element of nostalgia, too, because the ideologue is confident that he or she is moved by a special loyalty to a natural order, or to a good and normative past, which others defy or betray."
Author: Marilynne Robinson
15. "I'm not sure if President Obama is an ideologue or a pragmatist. I am hoping and praying he's a pragmatist."
Author: Rudy Giuliani
16. "A nation is not a budget, no matter how much ideologues want it to be so."
Author: Steven Weber
17. "Literature of escape," Ray Bradbury's work is sometimes called with a sneer. But then, as Tolkien once observed, who other than jailers are fearfully preoccupied with escape? Kirk wrote that the ideologue, in particular, denounces "escape" because he is a prisoner of his own political obsessions, and misery loves company."
Author: Testy McTesterson
18. "As history has also shown, especially in the twentieth century, one of the first things an ideologue will do after achieving absolute power is kill."
Author: Thomas Sowell
19. "One must recently have lived on or close to a college campus to have a vivid intimation of what has happened. It is there that we see how a number of energetic social innovators, plugging their grand designs, succeeded over the years in capturing the liberal intellectual imagination. And since ideas rule the world, the ideologues, having won over the intellectual class, simply walked in and started to run things. Run just about everything. There never was an age of conformity quite like this one, or a camaraderie quite like the Liberals'."
Author: William F. Buckley Jr.

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