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1. "I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence. --February 22, 1861"
Author: Abraham Lincoln
2. "Being a parent of a boy who wants to wear sparkles and grow his hair long - especially when you don't know where it's all going to go - it's hard stuff. I'm not being politically incorrect in acknowledging that, am I?"
Author: Alice Dreger
3. "The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active."
Author: Amartya Sen
4. "It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically."
Author: Aneurin Bevan
5. "I am a straight talker. I am not politically correct or diplomatic."
Author: Anurag Kashyap
6. "Black women sharing close ties with each other, politically or emotionally, are not the enemies of Black men."
Author: Audre Lorde
7. "Syria is geographically and politically in the middle of the Middle East."
Author: Bashar Al Assad
8. "Politically progressive black people on the Left who are not nationalist, like myself, share a perspective that promotes the eradication of white supremacy, the de-centering of the West, redressing of biases, and commitment to affirming black self-determination. Yet we add to the critique of white Western imperialism a repudiation of patriarchy, a critique of capitalism, and a concern for interracial coalition building."
Author: Bell Hooks
9. "Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook."
Author: Ben Nighthorse Campbell
10. "But, in the end, even a song that's as politically bland as Blowin in the Wind, you probably wouldn't get up and sing that now, whereas some of Bob Dylan's love songs that were contemporary with that, like say Girl from the North Country, you can still get up an play now."
Author: Billy Bragg
11. "No matter where you stand politically - even if you're unsure of what your political ideology is - it is important to take part in the process of shaping our government."
Author: Brad Henry
12. "I hope to do big action movies and strong dramas, and to produce films. I also want to get kids more involved in what's going on in the world and to be politically active."
Author: Caity Lotz
13. "Why don't they just take him out?" I asked. I'm not politically minded, as I guess you can tell. Mr. Cataliades was smiling at me. "So direct, so classic," he said. "So American."
Author: Charlaine Harris
14. "Being Politically Correct means always having to say you're sorry."
Author: Charles Osgood
15. "I'm concerned that boys have become politically incorrect, that we are a society in the process of turning against its male children."
Author: Christina Hoff Sommers
16. "Up until the mid-eighties, there was always a shared assumption that the Right controlled the currency of outrage; part of what made conservatives "conservative" was their discomfort with profanity and indecency and Elvis Presley's hips. But then?—?somewhat swiftly, and somehow academically?—?it felt as if the Left was suddenly dictating what was acceptable to be infuriated over (and always for ideological motives, which is why the modifier "politically" felt essential). This created a lot of low-level anxiety whenever people argued in public."
Author: Chuck Klosterman
17. "I have done things politically, and I've been running a business at the same time, but I sort of joke that to some extent I do more than most legislators have done in their whole careers, and I've been doing it as a part-time job."
Author: Craig Benson
18. "It is, I guess, politically correct, widely believed, that to say that American health care is the best in the world. It's not."
Author: Donald Berwick
19. "My experience politically has always been that one-word definition of politics: money. Keep your eye on the buck. And that tells you where the American people are going to be."
Author: Douglas Wilder
20. "Seen politically, systems follow one another, each consuming the previous one. They live on ever-bequeathed and ever-disappointed hope, which never entirely fades. Its spark is all that survives, as it eats its way along the blasting fuse. For this spark, history is merely an occasion, never a goal."
Author: Ernst Jünger
21. "The New START accord cuts the strategic nuclear arsenals on each side to 1,550 warheads. Can any of its critics make a case that our security would be imperiled if, the very next day, Obama and Medvedev made moves to take the levels down to 1,000—then to 500?If so, come show us the math. If not, it may be time to stop making arms control so politically complicated—time to stop letting arms control get in the way of disarmament."
Author: Fred Kaplan
22. "Virtually all of Africa's civil wars were started by politically marginalized or excluded groups."
Author: George Ayittey
23. "Do you want the truth or the politically correct version? The truth is that I go plastic, it's so much easier. And I like to put the bags over my head at night when I sleep, which I think all the kids at home should try. Kidding!!"
Author: George Clooney
24. "As an actor, you're trained to do the right thing, be politically correct, say your lines, say the right thing about the people you're working with."
Author: Idris Elba
25. "For the European Union, Russia is as important politically and economically as China is to the U.S."
Author: Ivan Krastev
26. "I got into lobbying kind of against my will at first. I frankly didn't want to be a lobbyist, but I realized that in lobbying I could do things politically that were interesting to me and do some what I thought would be good. I'm not sure it all turned out like that, but at least that was some of the initial thinking."
Author: Jack Abramoff
27. "China in particular is an absolutely fascinating place to be. Culturally and politically and economically it's becoming more and more relevant. If you look at how China is perceived in different parts of the world, you can recognize it's very dynamic. It's also challenging what it thinks of itself."
Author: Jan Chipchase
28. "I think that to explore the uncomfortable and the politically incorrect is the job of the artist."
Author: Jared Leto
29. "Politically, Republicans and Democrats are at opposite ends. One's a burp and the other's a fart."
Author: Jarod Kintz
30. "As so often happens in politics, what appears to be politically expedient for those in power rarely overlaps with the public interest. The lesser evils of the regime become entrenched, while the greater good is never realized."
Author: Jason Stearns
31. "I've definitely seen that Texas is certainly a right-wing area politically. I think if you talk to the average Texan, some people may still think that alternative energy is some sort of hippie mumbo-jumbo, you know. I think there's still a strong movement to continue to drill and continue to find these other sources of oil within the country."
Author: Jesse Metcalfe
32. "I'm politically inclined towards the left, but I don't like to be in anyone's gang; I'm a bit of a loose cannon."
Author: Joanne Harris
33. "I was a militant smoker, and in my case, I think I particularly used smoking because what I felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking."
Author: Joe Eszterhas
34. "If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that."
Author: John Cusack
35. "In 2005, the Global Language Monitor—a nonprofit organization that does exactly what its name suggests—issued a tongue-in-cheek list of the year's most politically correct words and phrases. Top"
Author: Kevin Dutton
36. "If being a woman is a factor politically, it's usually not because of a conscious bias, but because women are a novelty."
Author: Madeleine M. Kunin
37. "The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart."
Author: Mikhail Bakunin
38. "Only a crisis - actual or perceived - produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our basic function: to develop alternatives to existing policies, to keep them alive and available until the politically impossible becomes the politically inevitable."
Author: Milton Friedman
39. "Walter Mignolo terms and articulates _critical cosmopolitanism, juxtaposing it with globalization, which is a process of "the homogeneity of the planet from above––economically, politically and culturally." Although _globalization from below_ is to counter _globalization from above_ from the experience and perspective of those who suffer from the consequences of _globalization from above_, cosmopolitanism differs, according to Mignolo, form these two types of globalization. Mignolo defines globalization as 'a set of designs to manage the world,' and cosmopolitanism as 'a set of projects toward planetary conviviality"
Author: Namsoon Kang
40. "Of the 193 recognized countries in the world, only politically isolated North Korea is considered monolingual."
Author: Nataly Kelly
41. "As I stare into the distance to envision infinity, it quotes Einstein "the universe and human stupidity", chemistry been demolished just to be abashed politically, it's a new age that's disoriented mentally, physically detached from all ability by reptilian facilities."
Author: Omar Hickman
42. "The critical changes in trade policy... are politically difficult not because they threaten interests (they don't) but because they do not fit into any of the current slogans and so don't make it onto the agenda."
Author: Paul Collier
43. "Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen."
Author: Peggy Noonan
44. "The young people of India will build a strong and powerful nation, a nation that is politically mature and economically strong, a nation whose people enjoy both a high quality of life as well as justice."
Author: Pranab Mukherjee
45. "Now they're getting so politically correct you can't even stick your tongue out at somebody."
Author: Richard Petty
46. "As an actor, you may do things that aren't politically correct. Unless you're an actor who only does things for political reasons. I believe if we don't do the good, bad, and the ugly, we're not going to progress."
Author: Rosie Perez
47. "My favourite game is Postal because it is so politically incorrect."
Author: Uwe Boll
48. "Equality, citizens, is not the whole of society on a level, a society of tall blades of grass and small oaks, or a number of entangled jealousies. It is, legally speaking, every aptitude having the same opportunity for a career; politically all consciences having the same right. Equality has an organ, gratuitous and compulsory education. We must begin with the right to the alphabet."
Author: Victor Hugo
49. "I always like to say, we need to vote with our fork, vote with our vote, and then keep the people we vote for accountable. We have to show we are politically powerful. And together we are."
Author: Wenonah Hauter
50. "Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right."
Author: William E. Gladstone

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