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The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.

Author: Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960)

Profession: British Labor Politician

What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Politics is the art of the next best.

Author: Otto Von Bismarck (1815-1898)

Profession: Prussian Statesman, Prime Minister

Politics is not an exact science.

Author: Otto Von Bismarck (1815-1898)

Profession: Prussian Statesman, Prime Minister

I am really sorry to see my countrymen trouble themselves about politics. If men were wise, the most arbitrary princes could not hurt them. If they are not wise, the freest government is compelled to be a tyranny. Princes appear to me to be fools. Houses of Commons and Houses of Lords appear to me to be fools; they seem to me to be something else besides human life.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.

Author: Henry Bolingbroke (1678-1751)

Profession: British Politician

In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

In politics, an absurdity in public business is going into it.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep.

Author: George Borrow (1803-1881)

Profession: British Author

The history of American politics is littered with bodies of people who took so pure a position that they had no clout at all.

Author: Ben C. Bradlee

Profession:

Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.

Author: Vera Brittain (1893-1970)

Profession: British Writer

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.

Author: Fawn M. Brodie (1915-1981)

Profession: American Biographer

Any established village; could afford a town drunkard, a town atheist, and a few Democrats.

Author: Denis E. Brogan

Profession:

A liberal is a man who leaves a room when the fight begins.

Author: Heywood Broun (1888-1939)

Profession: American Journalist, Novelist