The Macmillan Dictionary of Political Quotations

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As the only book to gather in a single volume the world's best quotations by and about politicians and politics, this compendium combines wit, intelligence, and history on a subject that is alive and well in the minds and ears of the public. With contributors ranging from Aristotle to Dan Quayle, the 15,000 entries cover a full range of political subjects.

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Contents

Abortion
1
Agriculture and Farming
5
Alcohol Tobacco and Drugs
8
Appointments and Nominations
16
Arts Leisure and Entertainment
20
The Budget and Budgeting
23
Bureaucracy
30
Business and Commerce
33
Labor Unions
319
Law and the Courts
324
Law Enforcement and Crime
337
Leadership
348
Legislating and Legislation
359
Liberals and Conservatives
370
Lobbying and Special Interests
377
Loyalty
383

Campaigns and Conventions
40
Capital Punishment
61
Citizens and Citizenship
64
Civil Disorder Protests and Demonstrations
70
Congress
78
The Constitution and the Bill of Rights
88
Corruption and Graft
95
Defense and National Security
101
Democracy
107
Diplomacy and Diplomats
117
Disarmament and Arms Control
123
Discrimination and Human Rights
126
Disinformation Propaganda and Rumors
134
The Economy and Fiscal Affairs
136
Education
146
The Elderly Social Security and Pensions
154
Energy
156
English and Bilingualism
158
Equality
166
Espionage and Intelligence
176
Ethics and Conflict of Interest
183
Expansionism and Imperialism
195
Families Children and Family Planning
204
Flags
210
Food and Nutrition
214
Foreign Aid
217
Foreign Policy
220
Foreign Trade
237
Freedom and Liberty
242
Fund Raising and Campaign Financing
264
Growth Change and Development
267
Guns and Gun Control
271
Health and Health Care
275
History and Historians
280
Housing and the Homeless
285
Human Nature
287
Immigration and Naturalization
293
Insults and Compliments
298
Intergovernmental Relations
305
Jails and Correction
308
Justice
310
Labor and the Labor Force
314
Managing Government
387
The Media and the Press
399
Memorials Monuments and Medals
412
The Military
414
Minorities and Women
424
Minting Money and Coins
435
Nationalism Patriotism and Treason
437
Negotiation and Compromise
443
Nicknames
448
Nuclear Weapons and Energy
458
Obscenity Prostitution and Pornography
461
Oratory and Debate
463
Parties and Machines
476
Patronage and Pork Barrel
491
Policy and Policy Making
495
Political Philosophies
501
Politics and Politicians
512
Poverty
530
Power
535
The Presidency and Vice Presidency
550
Privacy
567
Public Office
571
Public Opinion and Polling
582
Public Relations Publicity and Image
588
Reform and Reformers
595
Regulation and Deregulation
601
Religion
606
Revolution and Revolutionaries
618
Science Technology and Space
630
Secrecy Confidentiality and Classification
634
Slogans and Mottos
640
States and Nationhood
648
Taxes and Taxation
654
Terrorism and Terrorists
663
Transportation and Infrastructure
666
Treaties and Agreements
669
United Nations
672
Voters Voting and Elections
675
War and Peace
686
Welfare
704
Author Index
707
Concept Index
733

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