Quotes and Sayings about Party



"Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society."
- John Adams
(Related: Society, Abuse, Party, Words)

"Well, the Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside Soviet Union, there's no doubt about that."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Doubt, Italy, Party)

"The Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy, and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union."
- Giovanni Agnelli
(Related: Italy, Party)

"Taiwan is a budding democracy, and the people have participated in multi-party democratic elections since 1996."
- Todd Akin
(Related: People, Democracy, Elections)

"At a pool party, with everybody around, a guy and I had sex in the pool, but nobody knew it."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Sex, Party)

"'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Congress, Friends, Party, President, Pressure)

"In this context, I believe it is an imperative for the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible, and this does not imply that he must or should appoint members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet, which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Inaction, Inefficiency, Party, President)

"Thom is one of those wonderful people to cook for because he absolutely loves it, just loves it. He loves to eat and drink and he'd be a great guest at any dinner party."
- Ted Allen
(Related: People, Guest, Party)

"I binge when I'm happy. When everything is going really well, every day is like I'm at a birthday party."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Birthday, Party)

"Neither Johnson nor his party nor the government as a whole were willing to raise, train, equip, and then send Vietnam sufficient manpower to do the job."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Government, Job, Party, Vietnam)

"Every few years I'll party way too much to remind myself what an idiot I am."
- Jeff Ament
(Related: Party, Years)

"Foreign Ministry guys don't become agents. Party officials, the Foreign Ministry nerds, tend not to volunteer to Western intelligence agencies."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Intelligence, Party)

"The labour Party has lost the last four elections. If they lose another, they get to keep the liberal party."
- Clive Anderson
(Related: Elections, Liberal, Party)

"I'm an American before any party preference."
- Lynn Anderson
(Related: American, Party)

"The Democratic Party is on the move across the country. Voters are responding to our message of progress and fiscal responsibility."
- Joe Andrew
(Related: Progress, Country, Party, Responsibility)

"You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't matter what party you're in. When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' - and what you are really asking is, 'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?', That resonates across the state, not across party lines."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: America, Children, Job, Party, State)

"I think that, you know, when we start talking about the Tea Party, people want to marginalize that into some kind of organization or party, but it really isn't."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: People, Party, Talking, Tea, Want)

"I call it small government, grass-roots activism: The Tea Party activists are a part of it, FreedomWorks is part of it. FreedomWorks is the longest-standing, most active organization within this movement."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Government, Party, Tea)

"Make no mistake about it. These are not 'kookie' birds. Right now the greatest player, the big tent on the political scene in America, is called the Tea Party movement."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Mistake, America, Birds, Now, Party, Right, Tea)

"The Democratic Party has pretty much abandoned all the things that they cherish."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Party, Pretty)

"What my future will not be is active politics in the Liberal Democrat party."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Politics, Future, Liberal, Party, Will)

"They urged me to take up winter quarters at the forks of the Platt, stating that if I attempted to advance further until spring, I would endanger the lives of my whole party."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Party, Spring, Winter)

"Especially for my father it was a great change. He used to be a socialist and even a member of the socialist party. But then he became an orthodox Jew."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Change, Father, Party)

"To plead for the Oppress'd and to defend the Weak seem'd to me a generous undertaking; for tho' it may be secure, 'tis not always Honourable to run over to the strongest party."
- Mary Astell
(Related: May, Party)

"Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Society, Forgiveness, Crime, Interest, Murder, Party)

"In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Divorce, Hollywood, Party, Publicity)

"Well, there are other aspects, I still command very good support in the party."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Party, Support)

"So all the system was running down and collapsing. Mrs. Thatcher became the leader of the Conservative Party in February 1975, and she clearly wanted to strike out and do something different."
- Kenneth Baker
(Related: Leader, Conservative, February, Party, Running)

"I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party, if you will. I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: Hope, Fans, Party, Will)

"Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Judges, Party, Washington)

"Big business has no party and never shall have."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Party)

"I used to be a good party boy. I'm old. I'm an old man. You pay the consequences. I'm just fine with a couple of drinks, no more than that."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Consequences, Drinks, Man, Old, Party)

"So I'm just waiting until one party or the other actually gets a moral compass and a backbone."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Party, Waiting)

"Neither political party is clean when it comes to tactics that divide our people."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: People, Party)

"If I'm at a party and someone puts on a Blues Brothers tape, I tend to go nuts."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Brothers, Party)

"I was not extremely patriotic about Mother Russia. I played their game, pretending. You have to deal with, you know, party people, KGB. Horrifying."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Mother, People, Party, Russia)

"A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Company, Garden, Party)

"The dissolution of the Party - we will not let such a tremendous, big, and glorious party be so easily crashed: this would then be the moment, when we would begin to fight on all fronts."
- Otto Bauer
(Related: Fight, Party, Will)

"One of the big challenges for our party is to demonstrate to people that we have an agenda for economic prosperity and that we can be trusted with their money."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Money, People, Party, Prosperity)

"I should point out that I was intimately involved with a group of women here a year and a half ago when there was an effort made by a right wing element in the President's party to get him to turn back the clock."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Women, Effort, Party, President, Right)

"Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland... The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Success, Time, Values, Party, Will)

"I'm the one by the backdoor - I am not the one in the middle of the party."
- Stephanie Beacham
(Related: Party)

"The budget enforcement rules of the 1990s were an important part of getting the budget back into balance. It was done on a bipartisan basis. Those pay-as-you-go rules were tested and they worked. We are now in a one-party system, and we have thrown them out."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Balance, Now, Rules)

"We all know what the problems are: it's tax and spend. One party will tax and spend, the other party won't tax but will spend. It's both of them together."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Tax, Party, Problems, Will)

"'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Government, Name, Party, Republican)

"I have not heard people in the Republican Party yet admit that they have a problem. And when they do say that they have a problem I don't know that I believe 'em."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Party, Republican)

"We are still so close, David and I. We were at a party the other day at my mum's house and I was sitting on his lap. We're very affectionate. And I looked at him and thought after being married for 11 years! We were the only couple who were even near each other at that party. We're soul mates."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Soul, Thought, Being, Day, Party, Soul mates)

"See, I think if it just became who's sleeping with whom, then there's no reason to prefer one party over the other, 'cause the truth is we're all sinners."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Truth, Party, Reason)

"One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Strategy, Winning, Difference, Forget, Party, Problems, Sight)

"Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, owing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Arguments, Being, Fact, Party, Talking)

"Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Nature, Deals, Decisions, Justice, Memory, Party, Politicians, Sense)

"As parties began to develop around the turn of the 19th century, you had party nominees for President nominated in caucuses made up of party members in Congress."
- Michael Beschloss
(Related: Congress, Party, President)

"I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Leader, Machine, Party, Right)

"No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Heart, Deep, Hatred, Party, Seduction)

"No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Heart, Deep, Hatred, Party, Seduction)

"We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It's our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Experience, Customer, Day, Guests, Job, Party)

"A few years ago I was at a party and this guy threw me over his shoulder, ran across the street, put me in his car, and stuck his tongue in my mouth."
- Rachel Bilson
(Related: Car, Party, Tongue, Years)

"Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Government, Power, Party, Will)

"Labour is the party of law and order in Britain today. Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Causes, Crime, Law, Order, Party, Today)

"I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Change, Politics, Country, Party)

"I do not intend, we do not intend, that any party shall survive, if we can help it, that will lay the confiscating hand upon Americans in the interest of England or of Europe."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Americans, EnglEurope, Help, Interest, Party, Will)

"Any political party that undertakes to do it will, in God's name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled, into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: God, Future, Name, Now, Party, Will)

"In a government such as ours we have vigorous contests to determine who should lead. The recent election was no exception. Now we inaugurate a new government on a day that transcends any one individual or any one party."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Government, Day, Now, Party)

"The decision to join or not join a service union, political party or other organization should be left up to the individual. No such organization has the right to take money out of the pockets of state workers without their proper consent."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Money, Decision, Party, Right, Service, State, Workers)

"In France, that let down the barriers more than a hundred years ago, the feeling of antipathy is still strong enough to sustain an anti-Jewish political party."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Feeling, France, Party, Years)

"But Hale's warning the President about going to Dallas was that there was great infighting among the members of the Democratic party and the Democratic stars in the state and he didn't want the President to become involved in a factional disagreement."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: Party, President, Stars, State, Want)

"On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Day, July, Man, Party)

"In fact - statistically, as you know - people have done polls, research, and at least 80 percent or more or working media are liberal Democrats if they are involved with any party and certainly liberal in their philosophy."
- Pat Boone
(Related: People, Democrats, Fact, Liberal, Media, Party, Philosophy, Research)

"The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to use the force of government to take property away from the people who earn it and give it to people who do not."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, People, Purpose, Force, Party, Property)

"Ever notice that Soup for One is eight aisles away from Party Mix?"
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: Party)

"Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush."
- James Bovard
(Related: Democrats, Rights, Opposition, Party, Politicians, Republicans)

"The party has to be much more. It has to connect in a real way with rank-and-file members and be their voice."
- Wes Boyd
(Related: Party, Rank, Voice)

"The party currently is about fund-raising and occasionally blasting out ads."
- Wes Boyd
(Related: Party)

"The Democratic Party had no idea how to use the Internet. They treated it like free money and then kept on doing all the rest of the things they normally do."
- Wes Boyd
(Related: Money, Idea, Internet, Party, Rest)

"Working with Sturges was like working with a guy who wanted to have a party all the time. He was very serious about his work, but in between shots, he was fun and we would play games."
- Eddie Bracken
(Related: Time, Work, Fun, Games, Party, Play)

"On one occasion I shared a bed with about seven other people, but we were all having a party overnight."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: People, Bed, Party)

"I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party. I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be, but that's because they've moved, not me."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Politics, Party)

"New Zealand, by the way, where I was ambassador, has had two women prime ministers - one from either party."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Women, Party)

"I had years of partying, and I was kind of surprised and happy I survived it all. Now, being a parent, I look back on it thinking, Oh God, the things you did!"
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: God, Being, Now, Thinking, Years)

"I am for peace, retrenchment and reform, the watchword of the great Liberal Party thirty years ago."
- John Bright
(Related: Peace, Liberal, Party, Reform, Years)

"In New York one lives in the moment rather more than Socrates advised, so that at a party or alone in your room it will always be difficult to guess at the long term worth of anything."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Party, Will, Worth)

"As a political independent, I would gladly vote for any political party dedicated to limited government and entrepreneurship."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Government, Party, Vote)

"But I made no efforts to organize my supporters to hold on to the apparatus. Consequently I was soon expelled and my followers, who did not change coats overnight, quietly left or were expelled from the party."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Change, Followers, Party)

"For many members of Congress, the time for choosing is near - do what the party leadership demands, or do what the people have asked you to do. If my colleagues don't mind some advice from a newcomer, I'd suggest going with the will of the people."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Leadership, Time, People, Advice, Congress, Mind, Party, Will)

"I'm disappointed that Senator DeWine once again chose to go along with his party leaders and their big corporate lobbyist supporters. Ohio deserves a Senator who will be more than a rubber stamp."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Corporate, Leaders, Party, Will)

"Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Government, Corruption, Party, Republicans)

"Tell us exactly - certainly our listeners - why does it appear that some folks, certainly in the Democratic Party and in the news media - seem to be afraid of you?"
- Tony Brown
(Related: Media, News, Party)

"So I had a couple of years of playing trumpet. I really enjoyed it, but it was not the kind of instrument you could whip out at a party. Let's face it."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Party, Years)

"I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Hope, May, Party)

"The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you."
- Frederick Buechner
(Related: God, Life, Grace, Party)

"Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Life, Thought, Party)

"If you're honest with yourself, you're going to find out whether you truly love America, or whether your primary allegiance is to the Republican party."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Love, America, Party, Republican)

"Ho joined the French socialist party, the first Vietnamese to be a member of a French political party."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: First, Party)

"I sometimes read in a gossip column that I was at a party when I was in Europe at the time. It sometimes feels I've got a Doppelganger somewhere."
- Candace Bushnell
(Related: Time, Europe, Gossip, Party)

"My party is committed to a federation."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Party)

"But always I was a private citizen whose activities in government or political party were appointive."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Government, Party)

"Partying is such sweet sorrow."
- Robert Byrne
(Related: Sorrow)

"Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who already left."
- Robert Byrne
(Related: Party)

"Some guys say beauty is only skin deep. But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain. The initial contact has to be the sniffing."
- James Caan
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Party, Skin)

"I was the candidate first time a Green or any progressive third party has ever been in a national televised debate. I was in five of them. And the response from the public was overwhelming."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Time, Debate, First, Party, Public)

"The Green Party represents that majority point of view within the U.S."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Majority, Party)

"A Green Party candidate would be very different from a Democrat or Republican and should be heard."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Party, Republican)

"Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians, and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment, have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a significant attitudinal change towards our culture."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, American, Culture, Environment, Party, Past, Years)

"Party of Five won a Golden Globe, it was a well-written television series."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Party, Television)

"The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more than the Republican Party is because there are over 2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding to the needs of the poor."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Needs, Party, Poor, Reason, Republican, Scripture)

"I think the real place where most evangelicals have trouble with the Democratic Party is on the issue of abortion."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Abortion, Party, Trouble)

"The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Majority, Party, Principles)

"At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom."
- George Carlin
(Related: Death, Party)

"But my mom was a pianist, and she taught piano out of her house. I was just so excited, being a little kid and having all these other kids come to my house twice a week. I thought it was a big party."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Mom, Thought, Being, Kids, Party)

"I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only time of the day when I'm alone and don't have to be performing."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Time, Day)

"Beer is not a good cocktail-party drink, especially in a home where you don't know where the bathroom is."
- Billy Carter
(Related: Home, Beer)

"Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime."
- John Carter
(Related: Government, First, Opponents, Party, Public, Suspicion)

"I couldn't do any of my other characters, you know? But I could have done the lady. Church Lady's Malibu Beach party is an idea I have for a movie, too. Yes."
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Idea, Church, Beach, Lady, Party)

"I think that America will not trust a party to defend America that isn't willing to defend itself."
- James Carville
(Related: Trust, America, Party, Will)

"The teachings of the Church line up more with the Democratic Party than the Republican Party."
- James Carville
(Related: Church, Party, Republican)

"I think the Democratic Party has the chronic problem of appearing to be weak, of not standing and fighting for what it believes in, not fighting for its own."
- James Carville
(Related: Fighting, Party)

"By rejecting abortion-on-demand, we can move our party back to the mainstream."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Party)

"As I discovered, even the governor of a major state who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at his party's convention without the national media protesting it."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Hearing, Media, Party, State)

"I come to urge my party to be open to debate and discussion; to move away from a lock-step litmus test which advocates abortion on demand in an effort to reach a broader national consensus."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Debate, Effort, Open, Party)

"The national Democratic Party has embraced abortion on demand. I believe this position is wrong in principle and out of the mainstream of our party's historic commitment to protecting the powerless."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Commitment, Party, Wrong)

"Our party has always been the voice of the powerless and the voiceless."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Party, Voice)

"My strong personal view, which I believe is shared by millions of Americans, is that our party should make a strong statement in its platform that the unborn child has a fundamental right to life which should be protected."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Americans, Party, Right)

"In short, our response as a party should be to work to solve the crises that produce crisis pregnancies, and work to make life worth living for mother and child, rather than victimize the child as a way of dealing with the crisis."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Work, Mother, Crisis, Living, Party, Worth)

"If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Country, Open, Party, Solution)

"The Democratic Party will never desert the freedoms of our people under the guise of pretending to protect them."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: People, Party, Will)

"We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Character, Assassination, Fight, Party, Republican)

"There's so much mudslinging going on, and people get so turned off by that. It seems like neither party is aware of that. They're too concerned with blasting each other."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: People, Party)

"When I was in China, Mao was Chairman, and parents were terrified to tell their children anything that differed from the party line in case the children repeated it and endangered the whole family."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Family, Children, Parents, Party)

"I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party. I had the lab coat. I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Animals, Party)

"A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Apology, Hurt, Insult, Party, Want)

"If the communist party is controlling China, they represent China."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Party)

"I don't care what political party is controlling China right now. All I know is we are all Chinese."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Care, Now, Party, Right)

"One does not leave a convivial party before closing time."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Time, Party)

"There's nothing so improves the mood of the Party as the imminent execution of a senior colleague."
- Alan Clark
(Related: Execution, Nothing, Party)

"We don't want to deal with a separatist party."
- Helen Clark
(Related: Party, Want)

"The political health of Britain has deteriorated very sharply. The Conservative Party must do something about it. I am the man to do it."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Health, Conservative, Man, Party)

"I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted four years in opposition, but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Change, Facts, Opposition, Party, Saying, Years)

"I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Power, Progress, Conservative, Fact, Office, Party, Want, Years)

"I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career. I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party, what my son was writing. I was thinking about Legos."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Birthday, Family, Son, Career, Children, Party, Thinking, Writing)

"Party honesty is party expediency."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honesty, Expediency, Party)

"The list of women to potentially be on a major party ticket, in both parties, is embarrassingly short."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Women, Party)

"Well, first of all, I think that a lot of the voters who are voting for the tea party candidates have really good impulses. That is, they believe that for years and years and years, the people with wealth and power or government power have done well and ordinary people have not. That's true."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Government, Power, People, Wealth, First, Impulses, Party, Tea, Voting, Years)

"The President's call for more math and science students is not being heeded by his party's leaders in Congress. They are cutting over $10 billion from student aide while refusing to fully fund No Child Left Behind. Something doesn't add up."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Science, Being, Congress, Leaders, Party, President, Students)

"I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas it is a motion to inquire into the manufacturing distress of the country, it should have been a motion to inquire into manufacturing and agricultural distress."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Country, Man, Manufacturing, Party)

"Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Government, People, American, Common sense, Country, First, Focus, Party, Principles, Republicans, Responsibility, Want)

"It's not proper for a professor to go before a class and promote one party or another. That's not academic scholarship."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Class, Party)

"For instance, I was a little surprised that the Shiites didn't rise up against Saddam and the Baath party across most of the country when the Americans moved in March and April of 2003."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Americans, April, Country, March, Party)

"Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win."
- Roscoe Conkling
(Related: Conviction, Country, Party, Republican, State)

"The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation that reviews the security implications of the Dubai Port World's potential management of our ports is ludicrous and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it."
- John Conyers
(Related: Management, Legislation, News, Party, Potential, Security, Today, World)

"The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Cause, Class, Freedom, Humanity, Party, Race)

"I think he's Will 's partying a lot in Cabo. I think he's running a brothel. I don't know what he's doing."
- Bradley Cooper
(Related: Running, Will)

"Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Purpose, Legislation, Party)

"We are spending more money on bond holders than we are on our own citizens. It took 204 years to have this happen. The other party will not even allow a recorded vote on this issue so that we can see how people stand on that issue."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Money, People, Party, Vote, Will, Years)

"As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Power, Bigotry, Country, Followers, Harm, Old, Party, Religious, Shadow, Will)

"But I think the - what the tea party movement demonstrates, and I think the, the, the enthusiasm that we're seeing from independents and Republicans, is that if Washington isn't going to change itself, then we're going to change Washington. And I think that's what we're seeing."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Change, Enthusiasm, Party, Republicans, Tea, Washington)

"If the Republican Party continues to ignore its conservative base, then the Party is headed to oblivion."
- Jerome Corsi
(Related: Conservative, Party, Republican)

"Howard Phillips of the Constitution Party asked me to consider seriously running for president in 2008 and I am doing so."
- Jerome Corsi
(Related: Constitution, Party, President, Running)

"It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Americans, Competence, Land, Nation, Party, Value)

"The party line is that stocks historically have outperformed all other investment plans."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Investment, Party)

"Recently I heard a 'wise guy' story that I had a party at my home for twenty-five men. It's an interesting story, but I don't know twenty-five men I'd want to invite ta a party."
- Joan Crawford
(Related: Home, Men, Party, Want)

"Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Congress, Content, Conviction, Deep, Leaders, Party, Solution)

"Disloyalty is the secret weapon of the Tory Party."
- Julian Critchley
(Related: Party)

"The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Power, Party, Will)

"Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Party, Will)

"But just as I was ready to call it quits, I got the necessary money from a third party, who had been instructed by Bing to help me out, without letting me know where the help came from."
- Bob Crosby
(Related: Money, Help, Party)

"You don't have to go out and party every night. You can act because it's your dream."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Dream, Act, Night, Party)

"The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms. We opened them to every nationality, every creed. We opened them to the immigrants. The Democratic Party is the party of the people."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: People, Nationality, Party)

"The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County is not something that just happened."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Strength, Party)

"No poll can equal the day-to-day visits of the men and women of the Democratic Party."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Men, Women, Day, Party)

"Even the Lord had skeptical members of His party."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Party)

"My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Dad, Life, Father, People, Bosses, Depression, Difference, Party)

"They knew that Roosevelt and the Democratic party made a difference on them, on their quality of life issues, and they believed in that. But today it is completely different."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Life, Quality, Difference, Party, Today)

"Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Arguments, Being, Fact, Party, Talking)

"I think the Democratic Party has picked a lot of the wrong candidates, the kind that Middle America, or people who are more down the middle and more rational, can't side with. I think that's been the problem."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: People, America, Party, Wrong)

"People don't realize that they're being played by the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, but more so by the Democratic Party because the Democratic Party does not want another party in there."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: People, Being, Party, Republican, Want)

"I wish the Libertarian Party would get more play in the media but they don't."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Media, Party, Play)

"The Democratic party has gone so far to the left that people just can't relate to it anymore and the Republican party is trying to go totally to the right."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: People, Party, Republican, Right, Trying)

"The Democratic Party of California is ready to sponsor me. All I have to do is find the right office to run for."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Office, Party, Right)

"What I've said in the past is that I want the Labour Party to approach this matter on the basis of unity."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Party, Past, Unity, Want)

"The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party, however, apply to me, apply to every other Member of the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a context the way in which those rights to freedom of speech should be exercised."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Freedom, Rights, Party, Speech)

"I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Hope, Autumn, Commitment, Party, Saying, Unity, Vote, Will)

"First of all it has never been the case that I have threatened people with expulsion or that I've threatened to throw people out of the Parliamentary Labour Party."
- Ron Davies
(Related: People, First, Party)

"And, I hope now that everybody understands that the Labour Party - as it always has done - stands for free speech and individual Members of the Labour Party are entitled to exercise that free speech."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Hope, Exercise, Free speech, Now, Party)

"Now, I think that in acknowledging that every individual Member of Parliament and indeed every individual member of the Labour Party, has rights to express their view in a spirit of tolerance."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Rights, Now, Parliament, Party, Spirit, Tolerance)

"As an Independent, she has no party backing... Her being the first Independent president trumps the fact that she's a woman. It causes even more upheaval in Washington than her being female."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Being, Causes, Fact, First, Party, President, Washington, Woman)

"To-night I am going to take a party to the headquarters of the fire department, where I have a cinch on the captain, a very nice fellow, who is unusually grateful for something I wrote about him and his men. They are going to do the Still Alarm act for me."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Men, Act, Fire, Party)

"Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Life, American, Party, Trying)

"Our two major parties are actually called the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Conservative, Liberal, Party)

"Tony Blair faced a massive defection from his own party ranks during voting around the intervention in Iraq. For our present purpose, the point is not that he survived the defection, but that he had to face it."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Purpose, Iraq, Party, Present, Voting)

"I am more convinced than ever that a lively two party system is essential to our democracy."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Democracy, Party)

"Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party... unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Government, Opportunity, Parliament, Party)

"The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I'm doing is breaking into the country club."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Country, Party, Washington)

"So what we - all we really want, I think, from the so-called Democratic wing of the Democratic Party is really to stand up for what we believe in."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Party, Want)

"That's one of the things about the Tea Party people. They think corporations have too much influence in American life and they do."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Life, People, American, Corporations, Influence, Party, Tea)

"There are no ideas in the Republican Party right now in the Congress. They're the party of no. They desperately need some intellectual leadership. And whatever you think of Newt Gingrich, he can supply intellectual leadership. So I hope he does run."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Leadership, Ideas, Hope, Congress, Now, Party, Republican, Right)

"Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings."
- Howard Dean
(Related: People, Values, Day, Hypocrisy, Party, Republican)

"Some of the free lunch programs were still goin' on - based on the last leg of the Black Panther Party."
- Kool Moe Dee
(Related: Party)

"Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Eyes, Justice, Man, Party)

"There's always some amount of gradual, slow burning destruction over the course of partying."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Destruction)

"My presidential victory, if it had happened, would have been artificial in relation to the Socialist party. It may be that on my deathbed, I will come to regret my decision, but for the moment, I live at peace with it."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Peace, Decision, Victory, May, Party, Regret, Will)

"The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.'"
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Food, Actor, Party)

"Luckily, I was raised by people who'd already seen all the yuck stuff, which is why they originally didn't want me to act. I understood the difference between getting a part at a Hollywood party and getting a job."
- Laura Dern
(Related: People, Act, Difference, Hollywood, Job, Party, Want)

"Talking back and being quite aggressive about stuff and not giving a care in the world about anyone. So it was more, I think, that way and I think that's what happened in that party when I stood in between two people."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: People, Being, Care, Giving, Party, Talking, World)

"I did all my heavy partying before I turned sixteen."
- Cameron Diaz
"If I want to go to a party with a few male friends, it doesn't mean I'm gay."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Friends, Gay, Party, Want)

"The American people are going to judge the majority party here today. If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows this provision to be stricken, they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Men, Women, People, American, Country, Majority, Military, Party, Today, Vote, Voting)

"You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen."
- Joe DiMaggio
(Related: Birthday, Party)

"I'll look and pick the best, and the one who can do the best job for the party."
- John Dingell
(Related: Job, Party)

"The Democratic Party needs to look carefully at moving towards the middle, where the American people are."
- John Dingell
(Related: People, American, Needs, Party)

"The Democratic Party is a house of many mansions. It is a body which is extremely important in representing all kinds of people in all parts of the country who have very broad and very different views."
- John Dingell
(Related: People, Body, Country, Party)

"There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Politics, Act, Party, Treachery)

"Damn your principles! Stick to your party."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Party)

"With me it was that defending the Communist Party was something worse than naming the names."
- Edward Dmytryk
(Related: Names, Party)

"I only knew a few people, literally a handful of people, al of whom had been in the Party long before I was, all of whom were known by the FBI and were known to the Committee."
- Edward Dmytryk
(Related: People, Committee, Party)

"I knew that if it ever got down to a choice between the Party and our traditional democratic structure I would fight the Party and our traditional democratic structure I would fight the Party to the bitter end."
- Edward Dmytryk
(Related: Choice, End, Fight, Party)

"I believed that I was being forced to sacrifice my family and my career in defense of the Communist Party, from which I had long been separated and which I had grown to dislike and distrust."
- Edward Dmytryk
(Related: Family, Sacrifice, Being, Career, Defense, Distrust, Party)

"The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity."
- Ignatius Donnelly
(Related: Hope, Ancestry, Party, Posterity, Pride)

"I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Progress, Freedom, Party, Republican)

"I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Man, Party, Republican, Safety)

"I can only say, think of me what you will, I have worked for thirty years in the Party, and my whole family has devoted everything to the affairs of the Party, the affairs of socialism."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Family, Party, Socialism, Will, Years)

"In the first moments, the members of the Presidium who were with me at the Secretariat were taken to the Party Central Committee under the control of Soviet forces."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Control, Committee, First, Moments, Party)

"But I remember feeling as a producer I felt like the guy who called the caterer and got the band; I had to work the party while everybody else was having a good time."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Time, Work, Feeling, Party)

"Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Home, Party, State)

"Today's Communism can survive only if it abandons the myth of an infallible party, if it continues to think, and if it becomes democratic."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Communism, Myth, Party, Today)

"Two months later at a party, Bernard pulled me into a closet and proposed. I said yes."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Months, Party)

"It is necessary to take an active part in politics to observe how often the welfare of the party organization is put before the issues, even before the welfare of the commonwealth."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Politics, Party, Welfare)

"I try to get them working. My older son is 10 and he's pretty interested. We had a dinner party the other night and he helped a lot. He helped peel asparagus; he hung out. It was great."
- Todd English
(Related: Son, Night, Party, Pretty)

"Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Success, Folly, Fun, Party, Present, Woman)

"You get to actually see the music video on the TV in the pilot and we have the soundtrack playing at this big party. I thought that was sort of a cool moment, to actually have the A-Ha video is pretty cool."
- Will Estes
(Related: Music, Thought, Party, Pretty)

"The Democratic chairman doesn't need to be a household name. Most people didn't know who Ron Brown was when he was chairman of the Democratic Party, but he put the party in a position where Bill Clinton could come in and he had a solid base to run from."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: People, Name, Party)

"Most people don't know who Ken Mehlman is. He's the chairman of the Republican Party, obviously, but what he's doing that Howard Dean isn't doing is spending a lot of time on the nuts and bolts of putting the party together."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Time, People, Party, Republican)

"A lot of Republicans are white Christians, but the Republican Party is reaching out to Hispanics, and reaching out to blacks, and reaching out to Asians."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Party, Republican, Republicans)

"We had a big party that night and everybody went around gathering results from various precincts and each person would get four or five precincts and then come to the house. There were no cell phones or anything to get results phoned in early."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Night, Party, Results)

"The Republican Party is not inclusive."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Republican)

"So I'm in the Republican Party for the same reason I was in the Democratic Party: to make sure blacks are included, along with everyone else."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Reason, Republican)

"The problem is, the Republican Party hasn't done anything to make this country better and I speak as a Republican."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Country, Party, Republican)

"The Republican Party does not reach out."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Republican)

"I feel there should be blacks in every Party."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party)

"I'm a Republican and I'm gonna stay a Republican because they need somebody like me to stay in the Party and keep hammering away."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Republican)

"The Republican Party is in charge. They've been charge of the Congress and spending for 10 years."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Congress, Party, Republican, Years)

"The party now is having my kids laugh and my wife laugh and my teammates. I want them to see me have fun and put it in a different way."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Wife, Fun, Kids, Now, Party, Want)

"It's not a party until the fire department shows up."
- Thom Filicia
(Related: Fire, Party)

"A political party is dying before our eyes-and I don't mean the Democrats. I'm talking about the mainstream media, which is being destroyed by the opposition."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Being, Democrats, Dying, Eyes, Media, Opposition, Party, Talking)

"I was in London. It's a long way to go for a very long party, sitting there for six hours not having a cigarette or a drink. It's a waste of time."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Time, London, Party, Waste)

"My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It's thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that's not me. Often with actors, it's a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where's the substance?"
- Colin Firth
(Related: Actor, Actors, Instinct, Party)

"Whatever labels may be attached to the fifteen charges brought against me, they all arise from my having been a member of the Communist Party and from my activities as a member."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: May, Party)

"When I consider what it was that moved me to join the Communist Party, I have to cast my mind back for more than a quarter of a century to try and ascertain what precisely my motives at that time were."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: Time, Mind, Motives, Party)

"Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Age, Children, Jazz, Party, Youth)

"Most people in this country believe that the American Communist Party and its dupes are the chief internal enemy of our economic system and our form of government. This is a serious mistake."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Government, Mistake, People, American, Country, Enemy, Party)

"In times of peace, the war party insists on making preparation for war. As soon as prepared for, it insists on making war."
- Robert M. La Follette
(Related: War, Peace, Party, Preparation)

"If there is no sufficient reason for war, the war party will make war on one pretext, then invent another... after the war is on."
- Robert M. La Follette
(Related: War, Party, Reason, Will)

"Before the war is ended, the war party assumes the divine right to denounce and silence all opposition to war as unpatriotic and cowardly."
- Robert M. La Follette
(Related: War, Opposition, Party, Right, Silence)

"Every nation has its war party... It is commercial, imperialistic, ruthless. It tolerates no opposition."
- Robert M. La Follette
(Related: War, Nation, Opposition, Party)

"The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: America, Party)

"Life has become serious for me, although I do like to party every now and then."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Life, Now, Party)

"And also they were absolutely brilliant in one way, you know: they knew how effective is not to punish somebody who is guilty; what Communist Party members could afford to do was mind-boggling: they could do practically anything they wanted - steal, you know, lie, whatever."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Lie, Mind, Party)

"Party action should follow, not precede the creation of a dominant popular sentiment."
- Judith Ellen Foster
(Related: Action, Creation, Party, Popular, Sentiment)

"You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly you're not 'professional' any more."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Moon, Office, Party, Wrong)

"Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Intention, Majority, Media, Party)

"It is, of course, further indication that a fundamentalist right has really taken over much of the Republican Party, People might cite George Bush as proof that you can be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Education, People, Party, Proof, Republican, Right)

"Ninety percent of the members of the Academy of German Law were not members of the Party."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Law, Party)

"I worked as a lawyer; as a member of the teaching staff of a technical college; and then I worked principally as legal adviser to Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers Party."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Legal, College, Party, Teaching, Workers)

"But in the right-wing media, they do have a right-wing bias. And they also have an agenda. So their agenda is: we're an adjunct of the Republican Party, and we're going push that agenda every day, and, as you say, brand these stories that help further the right-wing cause."
- Al Franken
(Related: Cause, Day, Help, Media, Party, Republican, Right)

"That's what Kiss is all about - not just music, but entertainment, y'know? We're there to take you away from your problems, and rock and roll all night and party every day for those two hours you're at the concert."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Music, Kiss, Day, Entertainment, Night, Party, Problems)

"My purpose was to get leave to bring my party into the settlements in order to outfit and to obtain the supplies that had now become necessary."
- John Charles Fremont
(Related: Purpose, Now, Order, Party)

"Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Gain, Party)

"All of the candidates agree that the Democratic Party needs to undergo fundamental reforms."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Needs, Party)

"I'm always the girl at the party who, within five minutes, has taken my heels off, hitched up my dress in my knickers, and probably spilt drink down my cleavage."
- Sadie Frost
(Related: Dress, Party)

"I was ready to accept the philosophy that the Party is right and that in the coming struggle you could not permit yourself any doubts after the party had made a decision."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Decision, Party, Philosophy, Right, Struggle)

"The Communist Party said that I must finish my studies because after the revolution in Germany people would be required with technical knowledge to take part in the building of the Communist Germany."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: People, Knowledge, Building, Revolution, Germany, Party)

"I joined the Communist Party because I felt I had to be in some organization."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Party)

"If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Party, Want)

"I had arranged a birthday party for him and my children, who are all Aquarians. Instead, we got married. I ran out of excuses. It was just us and my children."
- Diane von Furstenberg
(Related: Birthday, Children, Excuses, Party)

"Where I come from it was really unheard of to be at a party and someone says, 'What kind of music do you make?', and you say, 'Pop music.' You may as well have 'I'm not cool' stamped on your forehead."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Music, May, Party)

"We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Justice, Party)

"Let's be very honest about what this is about. It's not about bashing Democrats, it's not about taxes, they have no idea what the Boston tea party was about, they don't know their history at all. This is about hating a black man in the White House. This is racism straight up."
- Janeane Garofalo
(Related: History, Idea, Boston, Democrats, Man, Party, Racism, Taxes, Tea)

"And I don't know what I'd do at a fraternity party. All that might be a little lost on me."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Party)

"I think people could be a bit friendlier. The only real contact you have with people is when they're annoyed if you've had a party - you know, it's been a bit too noisy for them or something."
- Boy George
(Related: People, Party)

"There's people coming in who've never done any politics at all, who've never been in a trade union, they've never been in a political party, they've never done anything, but they do feel a kind of urgency."
- Susan George
(Related: Politics, People, Party, Trade)

"I'm voting for Gore because the other is unthinkable. Which most of us will probably do. I hope all of us. I've always liked Ralph Nader and would like to see a real third party, but the thought of George Bush as president is unthinkable."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Thought, Hope, Party, President, Voting, Will)

"And we had a DJ - my childhood friend from Chicago came to be the DJ at our party out in LA. It was a party, rockin' and rolling, and it was dancing and fun. For me it was different; just to have family with us."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Family, Friend, Chicago, Childhood, Dancing, Fun, Party)

"I'm Mr Boring, not a party-goer at all."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Party)

"I'm not a party person or someone who likes to sit and drink in clubs all night, and never really have been. I have a good time through work."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Time, Work, Night, Party)

"I do like to hang out in the corner and keep my eye on the party, or be outside in a smaller group."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Eye, Party)

"I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all."
- William Gilbert
(Related: Thought, Party, Thinking)

"And I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all."
- William Gilbert
(Related: Thought, Party, Thinking)

"Our party may have swung too far right at various times."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: May, Party, Right)

"The Democratic Party is getting very angry, and that came through clearly in this election."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Party)

"The fact is that we as a party at the Republican National Committee registered 3.4 million new voters in the past two years and brought them into the political process. The president won by 3.5 million votes."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Committee, Fact, Party, Past, President, Republican, Years)

"Well, I think the Republican Party is the more populist party."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Party, Republican)

"Even as a partisan Republican, I'm not sure a 40-year run is healthy for either party."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Party, Republican)

"I believe we're the party of small business."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Business, Party)

"I think one of the problems the Democrats have today is that they are an elitist party."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Democrats, Party, Problems, Today)

"I'm a dedicated Republican and a proud party man."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Man, Party, Republican)

"I don't believe we're the party of big business."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Business, Party)

"In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: History, American, Cliches, Party)

"Part of why the Tea Party so deeply threatened the elite media is the tea party looked around and suddenly realized, there are more of us than there are of them."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Media, Party, Tea)

"I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don't encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Politics, Party, Problems, Republican, Words)

"Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Poetry, Time, Bed, Expression, Lying, Night, Party, Public, Thinking, World)

"All I will say is that there are particular features of the American constitutional system that renders a third party futile - at best."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: American, Party, Will)

"Right now, we have no possibility of politics because we have a one-party state."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Politics, Possibility, Now, Right, State)

"The Republican Party is a much bigger tent than people give it credit for. We have a lot of what I guess you all call moderate Republicans."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: People, Credit, Party, Republican, Republicans)

"So I think we're, we're, we're as broad a political party, if not broader than the Democratic Party, just in a different political spectrum."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Party)

"Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Family, Life, Wife, People, American, Congress, Friends, Nixon, Party, World)

"The last thing in the world I should have done was go into the theater because was inordinately shy as a young man. I couldn't open my mouth. At a party, I was the one stuck up against the wall. I was embarrassed about talking. I felt that I couldn't talk well."
- Gale Gordon
(Related: Man, Open, Party, Talk, Talking, Theater, World)

"We need to remake the Democratic party. We need to remake America."
- Al Gore
(Related: America, Party)

"We are the party of the Czechoslovak proletariat and our general headquarters are in Moscow."
- Klement Gottwald
(Related: Party)

"There's a lot of things we can do to balance out what Obama's done and going forward show the American people the Republican Party can govern. I want a coalition of tea party people, independents, moderate Democrats trying to find a way to move this country forward before we become Greece."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: People, American, Balance, Country, Democrats, Greece, Party, Republican, Tea, Trying, Want)

"We don't have a lot of Reagan-type leaders in our party. Remember Ronald Reagan Democrats? I want a Republican that can attract Democrats."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Democrats, Leaders, Party, Republican, Want)

"Every document, apparently ancient, coming from the proper repository or custody, and bearing on its face no evident marks of forger, the law presumes to be genuine, and devolves on the opposing party the burden of proving it to be otherwise."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Burden, Law, Party)

"The best number for a dinner party is two; myself and a dam' good head waiter."
- Nubar Gulbenkian
(Related: Party)

"Taxpayers will not stand for - nor should they - the funding of poster sites, leaflets or advertising. What people will support is funding for political education, for training, for party organization."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Education, People, Advertising, Party, Support, Training, Will)

"I've had very good meetings with Unionist leaders, Democratic Unionist Party, Ian Paisley and his team."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Leaders, Meetings, Party)

"Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it."
- Edward F. Halifax
(Related: Men, Ignorance, Party, Shame)

"The best party is but a kind of conspiracy against the rest of the nation."
- Lord Halifax
(Related: Nation, Party, Rest)

"There's one political party in this country, and that's the corporate party."
- John Hall
(Related: Corporate, Country, Party)

"If even dying is to be made a social function, then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe without disturbing the party."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Dying, Party)

"When you repeat, in that wooden and perfunctory way, that our situation is better than others, that we're 'well-placed to weather the storm', I have to tell you that you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik giving the party line."
- Daniel Hannan
(Related: Giving, Party, Sound, Weather)

"It is refreshing to be able to express my views without having to toe a party line. It has got me into trouble on the odd occasion, but I am not going to stop saying what I think."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Party, Saying, Trouble)

"But as I often say, terrorists won't check our party registration before they blow us up."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Party)

"This party will not take its position based on public opinion polls. We will not take a stand based on focus groups. We will not take a stand based on phone-in shows or householder surveys or any other vagaries of pubic opinion."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Focus, Opinion, Party, Public, Public opinion, Will)

"But I've been very clear in this campaign - I don't believe the party should have a position on abortion."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Abortion, Party)

"When I first came to Hollywood I was told to go out with an agent because it was good for my career. So I went to a party with him because it was good for my 'career.' Well, he thought the whole thing was a big date. Needless to say, I was very upset."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Thought, Career, First, Hollywood, Party)

"The President of the United States should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves his country best."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Country, Fact, Party, President, states, United)

"He serves his party best who serves his country best."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Country, Party)

"We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party action, if continued in such a time, would ruin the party. Moderation is its only chance. The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Power, Time, Action, Chance, Extreme, Moderation, Old, Party, Questions, Ruin)

"You see, party labels do not ensure unanimity any more than trying to cast the challenge we confront as a people through a partisan prism."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: People, Challenge, Party, Trying)

"We had a party with the rest of the skaters in our trailer and then the next day we were off to see Jimmy Carter. And then we had the World Championships the next weekend, so not a lot of chance to catch up."
- Eric Heiden
(Related: Chance, Day, Party, Rest, Weekend, World)

"In subsequent years the groups you named had important roles in educating people about the real issues in Washington and Raleigh, and within the Democratic Party."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: People, Party, Washington, Years)

"I am sure that the party system is right and necessary. There must be some scum."
- A. P. Herbert
(Related: Party, Right)

"I don't know where Bush is going - yet. But, Sharon obviously - I wrote somewhere in the last several months, that Sharon has adopted, essentially, the position of the Labor Party: that the Palestinians are here to stay."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Labor, Months)

"We just have to be crystal clear that if we were to abandon all the reforms made over some very painful years in the Labour party, we would be consigned back to opposition."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Opposition, Party, Years)

"You've got to respond to that and of course thinking through the role of a left party in the modern world, in the modern economy and society and having a policy response to that."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Society, Policy, Economy, Party, Thinking, World)

"So there clearly is a sense in which the Labour Party here, certainly at State level is reaching out and connecting with people and reflecting the aspirations and needs of, you know the mass of ordinary Australians."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: People, Aspirations, Needs, Party, Sense, State)

"But getting your party structure right may also be a precondition for getting your policies right."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: May, Party, Right)

"Tony Blair will probably get thrown out by his party."
- John Hewson
(Related: Party, Will)

"In Ski Party we are reading up on how to have fun without sex. That was the theme of every AIP picture!"
- Dwayne Hickman
(Related: Sex, Fun, Party, Reading, Ski)

"I travel around the world constantly promoting my projects and endorsing products. Yes, I do get paid to go to parties; in fact, I'm the person who started the whole trend of paid appearances. But when you see me at a party, I'm always working or promoting something."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Travel, Fact, Party, Projects, World)

"Living in New York is like being at some terrible late-night party. You're tired, you've had a headache since you arrived, but you can't leave because then you'd miss the party."
- Simon Hoggart
(Related: Being, Living, Party)

"The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity of a Japanese imperial funeral."
- Simon Hoggart
(Related: Party, Spontaneity, Washington)

"Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Honor, Party, Property)

"A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Education, Party, University)

"I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Achievement, American, Indifference, Party, Republican, Respect, Sincerity, Want)

"The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks, Hispanics gays and so forth and so on."
- Michael Huffington
(Related: Party)

"And, you know, I watched him in Texas where he stood on his principle but he also reached out to members of the other party to try to work with them, to try to forge agreement where he could in keeping with his conservative principles to make Texas a better place."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Work, Agreement, Conservative, Party, Principles)

"You can make an argument that Bill O'Reilly is a conservative or a Republican. Bill's kind of unpredictable. Somebody might say that he would have been comfortable in the Democratic Party of Scoop Jackson."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Argument, Conservative, Party, Republican)

"The violence had broken out in both sides, but our philosophy as a party was very, very clear."
- John Hume
(Related: Party, Philosophy, Violence)

"That's the strategy that myself and my party have pursued and are pursuing."
- John Hume
(Related: Strategy, Party)

"In coming to that agreement, my party had a clear philosophy throughout. In Northern Ireland, we should have institutions that respected the differences of the people and that gave no victory to either side."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Victory, Agreement, Ireland, Party, Philosophy)

"To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother."
- Barry Humphries
(Related: Mother, Dancing, Night, Party)

"I'm surprised that we've gotten to a point where we don't put our country first and put our party first."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Country, First, Party)

"That's what governors do, they wrestle with the issues, they find solutions and they move the agenda forward. At the appropriate time we'll talk about all of these issues, while remembering that our party is a big tent party. We lose when we try to become exclusive to one particular set of issues."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Time, Party, Talk)

"I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn't have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Business, Government, Development, Country, Party, Republican)

"I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit."
- John Hurt
(Related: Acting, Cowboys, Party)

"No faction is better or worse than any other. All come from the same mould; they are all products of capitalist influence in the working class movement. And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the working class movement in Korea."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Class, Influence, Party, Poison)

"I've done a lot of partying in my time because I didn't want to go home and I didn't know what to do."
- Natalie Imbruglia
(Related: Home, Time, Want)

"My parents were founders of the Cuban Communist Party, and I grew up extremely poor."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Parents, Party, Poor)

"But to say that Sarah Palin and the tea party movement is responsible for vandalism or threats is just a way to dismiss the American people and, and their dissatisfaction with this health care bill."
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Health, People, American, Care, Party, Tea)

"The National Socialist Party in Austria never tried to hide its inclination for a greater Germany."
- Arthur Seyss Inquart
(Related: Germany, Party)

"I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: History, Life, Leader, Islam, Culture, Law, Literature, Party, Study)

"The Evangelical party in the Church of Scotland will lay all flat if they be not prevented."
- Edward Irving
(Related: Church, Party, Scotland, Will)

"You know, this is - one can imagine how life would be different if one body of Congress was controlled by the other party, there would be subpoena power and there would be all - mechanisms to get to the bottom of all sorts of issues of controversy."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Life, Power, Body, Congress, Controversy, Party)

"It's very simple. If the American people care about a lot of things including corruption in government, then, in fact, if you use the power to appoint in order to do political business, to clear fields, to save your party money and so on, if it's not a crime - and I believe it is - it certainly is business as usual, politics of corruption."
- Darrell Issa
(Related: Business, Money, Politics, Power, Government, People, American, Care, Corruption, Crime, Fact, Order, Party)

"I really was a fan of his and always have been - his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part, because he kind of got into that party character so heavy."
- Alan Jackson
(Related: People, Character, Party, Writing)

"I was a Labour Party man but I found myself to the left of the Labour party in Nelson, militant as that was. I came to London and in a few months I was a Trotskyist."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: London, Man, Months, Party)

"The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life."
- Roy Jenkins
(Related: Life, Party)

"The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered."
- Roy Jenkins
(Related: Politics, Party, Present, Will)

"A social democratic party without deep roots in the working class movement would quickly fade into an unrepresentative intellectual sect."
- Roy Jenkins
(Related: Class, Deep, Party)

"Over the course of two terms, President Reagan revolutionized the Republican Party and changed the political atmosphere in a way still being felt today."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: Being, Party, President, Republican, Today)

"We have to think about the future and what it is we want to accomplish from this party."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Future, Party, Want)

"The voice of the Republican party is up for grabs. It's a contest right now."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Now, Party, Republican, Right, Voice)

"What we won when all of our people united must not be lost in suspicion and distrust and selfishness and politics. Accordingly, I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as president."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Politics, People, Distrust, Party, President, Selfishness, Suspicion, United, Will)

"It is important that the United States remain a two-party system. I'm a fellow who likes small parties and the Republican Party can't be too small to suit me."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Party, Republican, states, United)

"A baby changes your dinner party conversation from politics to poops."
- Maurice Johnstone
(Related: Politics, Baby, Conversation, Party)

"Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor's noisy party than being there."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Being, Nothing, Party)

"I heard the Bloc Party record Japan before it came out in the UK as they are on the V2 record label. I think it has a great vibe and has great songs. I also think the Kings of Leon are right up my street."
- Kelly Jones
(Related: Kings, Party, Right, Songs)

"We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Change, Circumstances, Future, Innovation, Order, Party, Traditions)

"Throughout out history, when people have looked for new ways to solve their problems, and to uphold the principles of this nation, many times they have turned to political parties. They have often turned to the Democratic Party."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: History, People, Nation, Party, Principles, Problems)

"In other times, I could stand here and give this kind of exposition on the beliefs of the Democratic Party and that would be enough. But today that is not enough. People want more."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Beliefs, Party, Today, Want)

"Even as I stand here and admit that we have made mistakes I still believe that as the people of America sit in judgment on each party, they will recognize that our mistakes were mistakes of the heart. They'll recognize that."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Heart, America, Judgment, Mistakes, Party, Will)

"I think it no accident that most of those emigrating to America in the 19th century identified with the Democratic Party. We are a heterogeneous party made up of Americans of diverse backgrounds."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Accident, America, Americans, Party)

"Ummm, there is not just one good thing about being a VJ, it is a package deal. It is a fun job and you get paid to party and have a good time and make people have a good time, which is great."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Time, People, Being, Fun, Job, Party)

"I address myself to the Communists, to those Communists who were prompted to join the Party by the progressive ideas of mankind and socialism, and not by selfish personal interests - let us represent our pure and just ideas by pure and just means."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: Ideas, Mankind, Party, Socialism)

"In these momentous hours of our history we call on every Hungarian worker who is led by devotion to the people and the country to join our Party, the name of which is the Hungarian Socialist Workers Party."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: History, People, Country, Devotion, Name, Party, Workers)

"Bad leadership during the past years has cast on our Party the shadow of great and grave burdens."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: Leadership, Grave, Party, Past, Shadow, Years)

"But people ought to be proud to be Democrats right now. You know, we're a happy warrior party. And this Congress has every reason to be very, very proud of the heavy lifting that they have done."
- Tim Kaine
(Related: People, Congress, Democrats, Now, Party, Reason, Right)

"The extent of one man's guilt may be defined by how much of it is experienced by the party he injured."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Guilt, Man, May, Party)

"To be a member of the Communist Party is to have a taste of the police state. It is a diluted taste but is bitter and unforgettable."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Party, Police, State, Taste)

"I joined the Communist Party late in 1934. I got out a year and a half later."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Party)

"We are with you in this work. Workingmen must form a party of their own, take charge of the government, dispose gilded fraud, and put honest toil in power."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Power, Government, Work, Fraud, Party)

"I am not the Catholic candidate for President. I am the Democratic Party's candidate for President, who happens also to be a Catholic."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Party, President)

"I don't think that has to be our choice... This party was born in principle. This party will die if it doesn't stand by its decision of principle."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Decision, Choice, Party, Will)

"One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party, and the other... says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Party)

"People didn't wasn't the People's party to come in to power again, so they saw NS a viable alternative not us, because everyone knew we were not ready."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Power, People, Party)

"I'm not a partygoer."
- Jewel Kilcher
"When we play "Angel of Death", it's actually a 2 and half minutes sing 'til our party starts. That song is pretty much been played traditionally in the end."
- Kerry King
(Related: End, Party, Play, Pretty, Song)

"The party has to be rebuilt on all levels. In a way, maybe it's to be expected when you've had a governor in office for 12 years and he and his people are stepping down."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Office, Party, Years)

"What I would ask the Democrat Party is to put your plan on the table, because most people agree with the facts, and the facts are that Social Security is running out of money."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Money, People, Facts, Party, Running, Security)

"People like me who were engaging in brinkmanship with the party economic bosses and the open dissidents who were being arrested were pursuing a common goal in different ways."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: People, Goal, Being, Bosses, Open, Party)

"This party is full of stars. They will all have their chance to shine."
- Roger Knapman
(Related: Chance, Party, Stars, Will)

"The Labour Party's election manifesto is the longest suicide note in history."
- Greg Knight
(Related: History, Party, Suicide)

"Newt Gingrich had to work hard - getting Republican candidates to sign the Contract with America - to nationalize the election that swept Republicans to victory in 1994. A Democratic anti-Tea Party campaign would do that for the Republicans - nationalize the election, gratis - in 2010."
- Charles Krauthammer
(Related: Work, Victory, America, Party, Republican, Republicans)

"In general President Obama's policies have been very, very skewed and very, very extreme. Like on healthcare for example, I don't think that trying to ram healthcare through was a smart idea politically, because he wasted a lot of capital and now he doesn't have any of that same capital with even his own party that he used to have."
- Jonathan Krohn
(Related: Idea, Example, Extreme, Healthcare, Now, Party, President, Trying)

"Conservatism is not about the party, because the party is merely the shell. It is the inside - it's the filling that really means something."
- Jonathan Krohn
(Related: Conservatism, Party)

"This is a struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party, which in too many cases has become so corporate and identified with corporate interests that you can't tell the difference between Democrats and Republicans."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Soul, Corporate, Democrats, Difference, Party, Republicans, Struggle)

"I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve - or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart - or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition - or to be imprisoned by it."
- Ted Kulongoski
(Related: Soul, Heart, Ideology, Party, Quick, Tradition)

"It is correct that I overlooked the contamination of the party, not just now but also in the past."
- Bela Kun
(Related: Now, Party, Past)

"So if anybody wants to get me something, get me 60 crabs - one for each year. I don't want no diamonds, I don't want no shoes, I don't want no party. I want some crabs."
- Patti LaBelle
(Related: Party, Want)

"A system of education, which would not gratify this disposition in any party, is requisite, in order to obviate the difficulty, and the reader will find a something said to that purpose in perusing this tract."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Purpose, Difficulty, Order, Party, Will)

"At every party there are two kinds of people - those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Home, People, Party, Trouble, Want)

"I would say practical progressive, which means that the Republican party or any political party has got to recognize the problems of a growing and complex industrial civilization. And I don't think the Republican party is really wide awake to that."
- Alf Landon
(Related: Civilization, Party, Problems, Republican)

"It is work and personal worth which make a State great both politically and industrially, and in my estimation they are to be found in largest proportions in the Democratic party."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Work, Party, State, Worth)

"The left has lost touch with popular opinion, thereby making it possible for the right to present itself as the party of common sense."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Common sense, Opinion, Party, Popular, Present, Right)

"It would be simply suicidal to French Canadians to form a party by themselves."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Party)

"Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Country, Majority, Minority, Party, Result)

"This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Policy, Country, Intention, Party, Questions)

"One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless."
- Frank Lautenberg
(Related: Politics, Time, Party)

"There is nothing likely to get you a bigger headline than attacking your own party."
- Michael Laws
(Related: Nothing, Party)

"I feel sorry for the '90s, because it was never able to be anything much more than the hangover to the party that was the '80s."
- Simon LeBon
(Related: Party)

"When I was to come to Washington the first time as Music Director of the Boston Symphony, Mrs. Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us a party and who we would like to meet."
- Erich Leinsdorf
(Related: Music, Time, Boston, First, Party, Washington)

"The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party, and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten."
- Meriwether Lewis
(Related: Evening, Party, Weather)

"You know, I respect what Howard Dean has been able to do. It's good for our party. But I've got to tell you this: If money alone decided presidential nominations, Phil Gramm would have been nominated in '96."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Money, Party, Respect)

"Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don't know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: War, Strength, Cause, Freedom, Military, Party, Security)

"Passive fatalism can never be the role of a revolutionary party, like the Social Democracy."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Democracy, Party)

"Nationalizing businesses, nationalizing banks, is not a solution for the democratic party, it's the objective."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Banks, Party, Solution)

"After the Republican Party did everything that Colin Powell says it needs to do to grow, and nominated the very kind of candidate he wanted in 2008, what did Powell do? He endorsed Obama! So according to the Drive-Bys and David Gergen, Republicans should let somebody who campaigned and voted for Obama, tell us how to build our party."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Needs, Party, Republican, Republicans)

"Government stimulates the democrat party."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Government, Party)

"In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: God, Act, May, Party, Will, Wrong)

"Brains, you know, are suspect in the Republican Party."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Party, Republican)

"I had a lot of friends in high school, but I was never the wild party girl. Never have been, never plan to be!"
- Blake Lively
(Related: Friends, Party, School)

"I want to win an Oscar. I want to be known for more than, like, going out. For being the 'party girl'. I hate that. I bust my ass when I'm filming and when I have time off, yeah, I like to go out and dance."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Time, Dance, Being, Hate, Want)

"I'm 20 years old. I like to party as much as anyone my age. Going clubbing is my way of relaxing or releasing a lot of stress. I don't feel that I should have to justify that part of my life. I don't know that I'm necessarily an addict."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Age, Life, Old, Party, Stress, Years)

"Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Politics, Compromise, Party, Poor, Statesmanship)

"I'm a very recent convert to the gay scene. I went to a party a couple of years ago and met a very nice man who took me under his wing and started taking me out to clubs. It was a revelation."
- Matt Lucas
(Related: Gay, Man, Party, Years)

"The challenge in working in politics, particularly if you're working for a political party, is that everyone's a messenger."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Politics, Challenge, Party)

"There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Anger, People, American, Communication, Disappointment, Pain, Party, Practice, Regret, Republican, Sorrow, Suffering, Want)

"Freedom only for the members of the government, only for the members of the Party - though they are quite numerous - is no freedom at all."
- Rosa Luxemburg
(Related: Government, Freedom, Party)

"We will not agree on every issue. But let us respect those differences and respect one another. Let us recognize that we do not serve an ideology or a political party; we serve the people."
- John Lynch
(Related: People, Ideology, Party, Respect, Will)

"All I do is party."
- Shelby Lynne
(Related: Party)

"Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Fatigue, Party)

"I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, a party that will promote true conservative values and principles. I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate. I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Values, Conservative, Now, Party, Principles, Right, Want, Will)

"It's not as if our party has a leadership campaign underway."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Leadership, Party)

"My gut tells me and continues to tell me that the Conservative party is on a road back to government."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Government, Conservative, Party, Road)

"We have to be focused on growing the party and getting young people to see us as a viable option."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: People, Party)

"If I have a choice between putting my kids to bed and going to a party, I'll put my kids to bed. If I have a choice of going to a restaurant or having friends round, I'll have friends round. Every time."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Time, Bed, Choice, Friends, Kids, Party)

"I've never worked in politics, never been a member of an official committee or a political party."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Politics, Committee, Party)

"I think the Democratic Party realizes, having lost two presidential elections, we need to do a better job of creating a farm team."
- John Mahoney
(Related: Elections, Job, Party)

"Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Revolution, Party)

"Factions are a sign of illness in a party."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Illness, Party)

"The increase in straight-ticket party voting in recent years means that competitive congressional races can tip one way or the other depending on the showing of the candidates at the top of the ticket."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Party, Voting, Years)

"Second, the President's popularity has not translated into increased support for the Republican party or for the policies and approaches on domestic policy championed by the President."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Policy, Party, Popularity, President, Republican, Support)

"Redistricting is a deeply political process, with incumbents actively seeking to minimize the risk to themselves (via bipartisan gerrymanders) or to gain additional seats for their party (via partisan gerrymanders)."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Gain, Party, Risk)

"A healthy degree of party unity among Democrats and Republicans has deteriorated into bitter partisan warfare."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Democrats, Party, Republicans, Unity)

"We wanted to write a whole song about partying and then taking Yellow Cabs home. That's the weirdest topic we've ever thought of centering a song around."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Home, Thought, Song)

"If I am at a party, I want to be at the party. Too many photographers use the camera to avoid participating in things. They become professional observers."
- Robert Mapplethorpe
(Related: Party, Want)

"The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Work, People, Congress, Country, Rights, Party, Protection, Republican)

"The achievements we forge in this place and in our nation will not be those of one person or one party."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Nation, Party, Will)

"And to any new fans we made along the way, I say... welcome to our party. It's just starting to get going."
- Richard Marx
(Related: Fans, Party)

"It doesn't serve an American interest. It really doesn't really serve Israeli interests - it serves the interests of the political party that's getting the votes of the settlers on the West Bank."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: American, Interest, Party)

"I feel fantastically excited that we have a leader who fought for the leadership without compromising his quite challenging view that the party has to change."
- Francis Maude
(Related: Change, Leadership, Party)

"We said in our 21st Century Party paper there are 61 mosaic groups, which the market research people use as different socio-economic categories and half of our members come from just five of those groups and that is very narrow - too narrow."
- Francis Maude
(Related: People, Party, Research)

"Our party's committed to tackling failing schools and cutting crime."
- Francis Maude
(Related: Crime, Party, Schools)

"Our party has known great, great days. But we have no God-given right to survive, let alone to succeed."
- Francis Maude
(Related: God, Party, Right, Succeed)

"Our party believes in diversity, not uniformity."
- Francis Maude
(Related: Diversity, Party)

"It is simply the view, and a view I think shared by most members of the party, that it is very difficult to have a leader that does not command the support of the parliamentary party."
- Francis Maude
(Related: Leader, Party, Support)

"The party at its best has always been a modern party."
- Francis Maude
(Related: Party)

"At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Party, Talk)

"Someone said that life is a party. You join in after it's started and leave before it's finished."
- Elsa Maxwell
(Related: Life, Party)

"Existence is a party. You join after its started and you leave before its finished."
- Elsa Maxwell
(Related: Existence, Party)

"I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline."
- John McCain
(Related: Discipline, Party, Principles, Republican)

"I have here in my hand a list of two hundred and five people that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department."
- Joseph R. McCarthy
(Related: People, Policy, Being, Party, State)

"I'm a moderate. I hang out in the middle. I vote against my party with some regularity and try to compromise. It doesn't appear right now that the Republican Party is welcoming moderates any more."
- Claire McCaskill
(Related: Compromise, Now, Party, Republican, Right, Vote)

"The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: Finance, Money, America, Party, Republican)

"We see less of Dave, certainly, and he's kind of fallen out of the sphere of our group, mostly because he's working on his show, and has kind of lost the fun of the party."
- Bruce McCulloch
(Related: Fun, Party)

"The Labour Party of today has fits of horrors of the very thought of somebody like me might saying that they bought in white Australia. But I believe they did."
- Colleen McCullough
(Related: Thought, Party, Saying, Today)

"Sinn Fein is the fastest growing party on the island of Ireland."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: Ireland, Party)

"The most important thing to say is that Sinn Fein isn't going back to anything. We are a party on the move."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: Party)

"And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle."
- Barry McGuire
(Related: Morality, Being, Friends, Old, Party)

"I've been so busy I haven't had a chance to go crazy. I don't party like I used to."
- Sarah McLachlan
(Related: Chance, Party)

"I'm trying to get the record that I made at my birthday party last year, trying to get that out, and the lawyers are diddling around with it and it probably won't be out until next year. I don't know."
- Marian McPartland
(Related: Birthday, Lawyers, Party, Trying)

"I asked Frank what he remembered most about working with Jackie. He said, 'Apart from the fact that he always called me Francis, I always felt like I was going to a party, instead of work. It was such a blast.'"
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Work, Fact, Party)

"Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Climate, Oil, Party, Republican, Right)

"Our party for the longest time has relied on the votes of white guys. I think that all of these candidates are going to improve our party, our policies, and our nation."
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Time, Nation, Party)

"Each party steals so many articles of faith from the other, and the candidates spend so much time making each other's speeches, that by the time election day is past there is nothing much to do save turn the sitting rascals out and let a new gang in."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Faith, Time, Day, Nothing, Party, Past)

"From this experience we have learned that in a big party it is important to have the necessary and often controversial discussions on policy issues such as the health system while in opposition."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Experience, Health, Policy, Opposition, Party)

"No administration could stop the tidal wave of immigration that swept over the land; no political party could restrain or control the enterprise of our people, and no reasonable man could desire to check the march of civilization."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: People, Civilization, Control, Desire, Land, Man, March, Party)

"It is unfair to suppose that one party has invariably acted rightly, and that the other is responsible for every wrong that has been committed."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Party, Wrong)

"A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Life, Progress, Order, Party, Reform, Stability, State)

"I never played politics, I was never a party girl, and I never slept with any of the producers."
- Ann Miller
(Related: Politics, Party)

"My family is more important than my party."
- Zell Miller
(Related: Family, Party)

"I don't drink, I don't smoke and I don't party."
- Stephanie Mills
(Related: Party)

"I only follow one party: the Vietnamese party."
- Ho Chi Minh
(Related: Party)

"Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Life, Party, Popularity)

"She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it."
- Elizabeth Montagu
(Related: Ladies, Opinion, Oysters, Party)

"Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Love, Patriotism, Politics, Impression, Brothers, Country, Honor, Party, Sisters)

"But that incessant drive to be out there in the literary universe that was important to me when I was in my twenties, like going to a Paris Review party or whatever, that seems totally irrelevant now."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Literary, Now, Paris, Party, Universe)

"It was way out in the woods in a beautiful, huge log studio. Keith Richards came in and did the vocals with Levon. Again, a big party, but we did get a good cut out of it."
- Scotty Moore
(Related: Party)

"My explanation remains the same: It was an attempt to make the point that anyone who opposed the war can achieve their objective by working within their sphere of influence, whether their political party or community of faith."
- James P. Moran
(Related: Faith, War, Community, Influence, Party)

"The Democratic Party opposes tax cuts but it cannot say so publicly. Thus, it is forced to support the idea of lowering the tax burden but using class warfare rhetoric to dispute the allocation of the relief."
- Dick Morris
(Related: Idea, Burden, Class, Tax, Party, Rhetoric, Support, Tax cuts)

"As Bob Dole found out, you can't keep a positive image while being your party's mouthpiece in Congress. That's why no legislative leader since James Madison has ever been elected president."
- Dick Morris
(Related: Leader, Positive, Being, Congress, Party, President)

"Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought."
- Dwight Morrow
(Related: Blame, Credit, Opponents, Party, Rain)

"All of a sudden I was living what is perceived to be the model life. It was just full-on, 24 hours a day. It was work all the time. And there's always a party to go to."
- Kate Moss
(Related: Work, Life, Time, Day, Living, Party)

"Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!"
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: Heart, Fear, Man, Party)

"It's nice to have a lot of people in the field. Independent, third party, Libertarian, Reform and other party candidates can do what they want to do. I welcome them to the race."
- John Murray
(Related: People, Party, Race, Reform, Want)

"Any political party that includes the word 'democratic' in its name, isn't."
- Patrick Murray
(Related: Name, Party, Word)

"I don't want to bother them and ruin the party they are preparing so carefully at La Scala."
- Riccardo Muti
(Related: Party, Ruin, Want)

"Shooting this one was kind of like a two month party, we would literally play music between takes, and other movies that were shooting on our lot would play hookey, come over and hang out and stuff. We had a great time."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Movies, Music, Time, Party, Play)

"The liberal intelligentsia has allowed its party to become a captive of corporate interests."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Corporate, Liberal, Party)

"The slogan of the moderate Republican Party is this: we are rich, and we are not going to take it any more."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Party, Republican)

"We don't want a third party who may or may not have our best interests in mind or our crew members' best interests in mind because they may be serving a union of one of our competitors. They are trying to equalize us and take away our competitive advantage."
- David Neeleman
(Related: May, Mind, Party, Trying, Want)

"It may be assumed as an axiom that Providence has never gifted any political party with all of political wisdom or blinded it with all of political folly."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Wisdom, Folly, May, Party, Providence)

"Whoever has provoked men to rage against him has always gained a party in his favor, too."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Men, Party)

"We have to be thankful to the Czechs that they did their duty. The Czech Republic won, I can't believe it. It was a huge party with all the people here."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: People, Duty, Party)

"I think everyday people on the street who have never been affiliated with the tea party movement are alarmed with the spending and the debt that we have."
- Kristi Noem
(Related: People, Debt, Party, Tea)

"Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort facts in his own interests. But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically. Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic?"
- Robert Novak
(Related: Politics, Facts, First, Iraq, Now, Party)

"The whole new Democratic Party is the old Republican Party. We have a whole bunch of elephants running around in donkey's clothes."
- Robert Novak
(Related: Clothes, Old, Party, Republican, Running)

"I think pot should be legalized, but I think the promotion of party culture is irresponsible."
- Krist Novoselic
(Related: Culture, Party, Promotion)

"When BP was not moving fast enough on claims, we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund - managed by an independent third party - to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Help, Party)

"Scientists announced that they have located the gene for alcoholism. Scientists say they found it at a party, talking way too loudly."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Party, Scientists, Talking)

"I have never belonged to a party. I don't have party affiliation."
- William Odom
(Related: Party)

"In order to restore our country to the principles on which it was founded, we need to elect leaders that believe in the principles of the party, not just the power of the party."
- Christine O'Donnell
(Related: Power, Country, Leaders, Order, Party, Principles)

"Ladies be seated, the party has only begun."
- Johnny Olson
(Related: Ladies, Party)

"I remained Ryan's companion on the Hollywood party circuit, growing inured to sex and drugs before I was in my teens."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Sex, Drugs, Hollywood, Party)

"Certainly the party counts a considerable number of intellectuals among its members, but I am by no means disposed to apologise for that."
- Harry Oppenheimer
(Related: Intellectuals, Party)

"After all, what is your host's purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Women, Purpose, Party)

"The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Government, Work, Democrats, Party, Republicans, Will)

"I had my group of friends, you know, like my real group of friends, and then I had, like, party friends."
- Jack Osbourne
(Related: Friends, Party)

"They have found absolutely nothing to connect us with the Communist Party of the United States. In regards to your question about whether I myself am a communist, as I said I do not belong to any other organization."
- Lee Harvey Oswald
(Related: Nothing, Party, Question, states, United)

"While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Power, Ideas, Ability, May, Party)

"The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Labor, Party)

"And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Power, Thought, Superiority, Delusion, Democrats, Freedom, Needs, Party, Speech, Wishes, Word)

"Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper-middle-class professional elite, top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Americans, Democrats, Lawyers, Party, Poor)

"I want everyone in the Republican party who opposed me to know this: you are welcome to join this people's crusade. Come aboard. You are both welcome and needed. If we unite, we'll win - and we'll rebuild New York."
- Carl Paladino
(Related: People, Party, Republican, Want)

"I think the media has been in denial just like the party regulars have been in denial. They just don't understand that the government that we have today is not what the people want as a government."
- Carl Paladino
(Related: Government, People, Denial, Media, Party, Today, Want)

"The Republican Party would be really smart to absorb as much of the Tea Party movement as possible."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Party, Republican, Tea)

"I spend a good portion of my dinner-party conversation defending America because no matter what the political agenda, it's still a fantastic, amazing place."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: America, Conversation)

"It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority in parliament and claims the government for itself."
- Franz von Papen
(Related: Government, Gain, Majority, Parliament, Party)

"It is to be hoped that the leaders of this movement will place the nation above the party."
- Franz von Papen
(Related: Leaders, Nation, Party, Will)

"Party domination and State leadership are concepts incompatible with one another."
- Franz von Papen
(Related: Leadership, Party, State)

"The Woman's Party is made up of women of all races, creeds and nationalities who are united on the one program of working to raise the status of women."
- Alice Paul
(Related: Women, Party, United, Woman)

"Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Flies, Fools, Party, Study)

"I have a message from the Tea Party, a message that is loud and clear and does not mince words. We've come to take our government back."
- Rand Paul
(Related: Government, Party, Tea, Words)

"Washington is horribly broken. We are encountering a day of reckoning and this movement, this Tea Party movement, is a message to Washington that we're unhappy and that we want things done differently."
- Rand Paul
(Related: Day, Party, Tea, Want, Washington)

"Throughout the 20th century, the Republican Party benefited from a non-interventionist foreign policy. Think of how Eisenhower came in to stop the Korean War. Think of how Nixon was elected to stop the mess in Vietnam."
- Ron Paul
(Related: War, Policy, Foreign policy, Nixon, Party, Republican, Vietnam)

"The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped."
- Cesare Pavese
(Related: Life, End, Party, Years)

"My biographer said that my parties reminded them of a vicarage tea party, with sex thrown in."
- Cynthia Payne
(Related: Sex, Party, Tea)

"More than anything else, let me be clear - we need to be willing to fight for freedom, and free markets, and traditional moral values. That's what the American people want to see this movement and this party return to."
- Mike Pence
(Related: People, Values, American, Fight, Freedom, Party, Want)

"Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders - gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures."
- Li Peng
(Related: Leadership, Party, Support)

"Our party cannot be all things to all people. It can't be. Our loudest opponents on the left are never going to like us so let's stop trying to curry favor with them."
- Rick Perry
(Related: People, Opponents, Party, Trying)

"My second play, The Birthday Party, I wrote in 1958 - or 1957. It was totally destroyed by the critics of the day, who called it an absolute load of rubbish."
- Harold Pinter
(Related: Birthday, Party, Play)

"Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States."
- James K. Polk
(Related: People, Action, Necessity, Party, President, Principles, states, United)

"Ronald Reagan gave our party a bowling alley image as opposed to a country club image. We were talking to people who go bowling on Thursday night, and they were understanding what we were saying."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: People, Country, Night, Party, Saying, Talking, Understanding)

"The struggle you see in the Republican Party today is the country club Republican versus the bowling alley Republican. Colin Powell brings us back to the country club image. He's an insider. He's a moderate."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Country, Party, Republican, Struggle, Today)

"There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Leadership, America, Civil rights, Class, Conservative, Middle class, Party, Republican)

"Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Gain, Madness, Party)

"I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: End, Gain, Madness, Mankind, Party)

"Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as, you know, sitting in a lecture."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Experience, Learning, Party)

"You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda. And I think what the Republican Party has to do, if it's going to incorporate the tea party efforts in it, is to come up with an agenda that the American people can see, touch, and actually believe in, and something they believe in."
- Colin Powell
(Related: People, American, Party, Republican, Tea)

"Unified party control of the organs of government has proved no panacea."
- David E. Price
(Related: Government, Control, Party)

"It's essential not to have an ideology, not to be a member of a political party. While the writer can have certain political views, he has to be careful not to have his hands tied."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Ideology, Party, Writer)

"I think the Tea Party movement is great. I think anybody who has been frustrated over the last few years with the Republicans and Democrats, when they were trying to grow government and have spending and we weren't focusing on creating jobs and get our private sector growing again, I think that's when people started to wake up."
- Ben Quayle
(Related: Government, People, Democrats, Jobs, Party, Republicans, Tea, Trying, Years)

"Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Party, Republican, Will)

"To have one's own story told by a third party who doesn't know that the character in question is himself the hero of the story being told, that's a technical refinement."
- Raymond Queneau
(Related: Character, Being, Party, Question)

"The enmity of such a party towards Socialism does not mean that the members are only prejudiced against it because they do not know it; it means that they are possessed of bourgeois ideas, and wish to determine their policy accordingly."
- Karl Radek
(Related: Policy, Ideas, Party, Socialism)

"A Labour party is not a debating club, it is a party of action."
- Karl Radek
(Related: Action, Party)

"In general, if signs of sectarianism do appear in a Socialist Party, these are only the products of the absence of a broad Labour movement in the country."
- Karl Radek
(Related: Absence, Country, Party)

"Thus in such a Labour Party there can be no question of independent policy."
- Karl Radek
(Related: Policy, Party, Question)

"It is proclaimed by the great leaders of that party, by its political conventions, by its ministers of the Gospel, and by every other means they have of giving currency and importance to the declaration, that it is its mission to abolish slavery in the Union."
- John H. Reagan
(Related: Giving, Importance, Leaders, Mission, Party, Slavery)

"I knew if I waited long enough, the Republican Party would rock."
- Michael Reagan
(Related: Party, Republican)

"I couldn't join a party that, frankly, tolerates members who are bigots for one thing, homophobes, racists."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Party)

"If the Soviet Union let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one-party state, because everybody would join the other party."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Existence, Party, State)

"We have always been a great national party, with views on all the main issues. We recognise that what matters to people most are those things that affect their daily lives: schools, hospitals, transport and law and order and we have plenty to say about them."
- John Redwood
(Related: People, Hospitals, Law, Order, Party, Schools)

"Most agree, whatever their party political position, that the West can and should open its agricultural markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe. They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity."
- John Redwood
(Related: Charity, Countries, Open, Party)

"Disco music in the '70s was just a call to go wild and party and dance with no thought or conscience or regard for tomorrow."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: Music, Thought, Dance, Conscience, Party, Tomorrow)

"The largest party in America, by the way, is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans. It's the party of non-voters."
- Robert Reich
(Related: America, Democrats, Party, Republicans)

"Why is partying and having a good time bad?"
- Tara Reid
(Related: Time)

"The Department of Justice transcends party because we're building on the Weed and Seed program."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Building, Justice, Party)

"Well, I went to school with Jan and Dean, Ryan O'Neal, some of the Beach Boys we all use to party together."
- Tommy Rettig
(Related: Beach, Boys, Party, School)

"Although I'd first seen Senator Hart in Aspen, Colorado, at a New Year's Day party in 1987, we hadn't talked."
- Donna Rice
(Related: Day, First, New year, Party)

"They played Boston. They played at the Boston Tea Party and through an amazing chain of events I got to hang out with them backstage even though I was underage."
- Jonathan Richman
(Related: Boston, Events, Party, Tea)

"The duty of responsibility placed on any MP is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed and I for one don't believe the Conservative Party would abuse that trust by selecting someone who did not have the goods to do the job, just for the sake of media coverage."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Trust, Abuse, Conservative, Duty, Job, Media, Party, Responsibility)

"I mean, what are they scared of? Who's going to vote for anyone from the Communist Party, for God's sake?"
- Tim Robbins
(Related: God, Party, Vote)

"And at home in the United States we found continued and increased persecution, first of leaders of the Communist Party, and then of all honest anti-fascists."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Home, First, Leaders, Party, Persecution, states, United)

"I guess you'd call me an independent, since I've never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label."
- Jackie Robinson
(Related: Politics, Party, Vote)

"I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Party)

"The more you observe politics, the more you've got to admit that each party is worse than the other."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Politics, Party)

"The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Party, Prayer, Republican, Rest)

"Well, my constituents are happy that the Republican Party has finally gotten off its duff, seeing that we do control the House and the Senate and the presidency, and taken up the issue of illegal immigration."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Control, Party, Presidency, Republican, Senate)

"I just get things done instead of talking about getting them done. I don't go out and party. I don't smoke, drink or do drugs and I'm not married, that leaves a lot of time for my work."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Time, Work, Drugs, Party, Talking)

"George Murphy tagged that name "Butch" on me years ago. We were all at a party and he went around tagging names on people that didn't fit them."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: People, Name, Names, Party, Years)

"I think we felt the pressure more at first than this time around. But still you don't want to let anyone down. I never even met Patrick until we had a Christmas party at Ian McKellen's house on the first movie and then I didn't see him again until the premiere."
- Rebecca Romijn
(Related: Time, Christmas, First, Party, Pressure, Want)

"Emancipation from every kind of bondage is my principle. I go for recognition of human rights, without distinction of sect, party, sex, or color."
- Ernestine L. Rose
(Related: Sex, Rights, Human rights, Party)

"Well, it was alleged that he was a member of the Communist Party."
- Ethel Rosenberg
(Related: Party)

"Happy Days, which we did for 11 years, we did with three cameras in front of a live audience. Very special. We had a party every Friday night. The boys, Ron, Henry, they grew up on that show."
- Marion Ross
(Related: Boys, Night, Party, Years)

"In order to remain true to oneself one ought to renounce one's party three times a day."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Day, Order, Party)

"Remember the Tea Party movement didn't get started in September of 2008 when the bank bailout was passed. It really began on Feb. 19th, 2009 when a television commentator named Rick Santelli stood up and said what the hell are we doing bailing out people who couldn't afford a mortgage by taking money from people like me who are prudent?"
- Karl Rove
(Related: Money, People, Hell, Party, Tea, Television)

"Following the rise of the Labour Party it seemed reasonable, in 1927, to expect, or at least hope, that co-operation for the common good might gradually replace the competitiveness of capitalism."
- Dora Russell
(Related: Hope, Capitalism, Party)

"Look, of course people are scared of entitlement reform because every time you put entitlement reform out there, the other party uses it as a political weapon against you."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Time, People, Party, Reform)

"Because of the structure of the contemporary American party system, every president is polarizing."
- Larry J. Sabato
(Related: American, Party, President)

"The most important political task facing the out-of-power party - the Democrats for now - is creating a villain to run against. It's certainly easier than developing some grand new ideas or policies on which to campaign."
- Pat Sajak
(Related: Ideas, Democrats, Now, Party)

"I doubt if you can have a truly wild party without liquor."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Doubt, Liquor, Party)

"I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops, and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust."
- Siegfried Sassoon
(Related: Evil, Party, Troops)

"I joined the Party definitely in 1923 after having already been in sympathy with it before."
- Fritz Sauckel
(Related: Sympathy, Party)

"At that time we were very definitely told that under no circumstances should there be any secret chapters or any other secrecy in the life of the Party, but that everything should be done publicly."
- Fritz Sauckel
(Related: Life, Time, Circumstances, Party, Secrecy)

"I am very proud of the fact that many workers in my Gau, numerous former Communists and Social Democrats were won over by us and became local group leaders and Party functionaries."
- Fritz Sauckel
(Related: Democrats, Fact, Leaders, Party, Workers)

"We had this party in New York, and there were a lot of gay men there dressed up as the characters. I showed up just looking like myself, but it was a real case of shame. They looked so fantastic. We could never quite live up to it."
- Jennifer Saunders
(Related: Men, Gay, Party, Shame)

"Tony Rezko and Bill Ayers should lead the Democratic Party. They are the only Democrats with any convictions."
- Evan Sayet
(Related: Democrats, Party)

"The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership, they're quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe, without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Leadership, People, Europe, Party, Trade, Trouble, Understanding)

"The trade unions and the Labour Party... failed miserably. Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon workers to take industrial action, they did nothing."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Action, Giving, Nothing, Party, Support, Trade, Workers)

"Contrast that with the call of the Liberal Democrats in April, when they were prepared to call upon the British people to participate in a 24-hour strike. It shows how far to the right the Labour Party's gone."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: People, April, Contrast, Democrats, Liberal, Party, Right)

"You may see the emergence of a new political party from the body of the trade union movement which represents a very clear-cut socialist alternative policy and which gives expression to the views of the trade union movement in parliament."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Policy, Body, Expression, May, Parliament, Party, Trade)

"The current Republican Party is not really the Republican Party. It's been hijacked by this group that is not just Islamophobic but, really, xenophobic. They believe in sort of white, middle America, gun-toting - it's scary. They're seriously racist, racist people."
- Ron Schiller
(Related: People, America, Party, Republican)

"I met a hustler at a dinner party. He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser to help me with the street scenes. So we put him on the film."
- John Schlesinger
(Related: Film, Help, Party)

"Unfortunately, the Republican leadership in the House right now seems to have been strangled by the tea party."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Leadership, Now, Party, Republican, Right, Tea)

"Really it's hard to know where the Republican Party ends and the Tea Party begins."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Party, Republican, Tea)

"But I don't think the Democratic Party is at eye level with the middle class."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Class, Eye, Middle class, Party)

"Voters did say 'repeal health care,' they did say 'reduce the size of government.' But not a single one of them from the tea party or anywhere said 'give tax breaks to the wealthiest.'"
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Health, Government, Care, Tax, Party, Tea)

"Well, the tough thing for them is that the Republican primary is pretty far over to the right, just as the Democratic primary is further over to the left than the average voter in each party."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Party, Pretty, Republican, Right)

"We tend to talk, Democrats, as a party, in legislative terms."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Democrats, Party, Talk)

"Whereas Jeremy is just the opposite: always moving because he's never really thinking of anything and the kind of guy you'd worry inviting to a dinner party because he says what he thinks. He can be insulting at times but doesn't mean to be."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Party, Thinking, Worry)

"I think we're probably more unified than ever before because we're in a battle for survival. Not only for survival as the Republican Party, but survival of the check and balance system in our government."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Government, Survival, Balance, Battle, Party, Republican)

"You'd go to a Pakistani party and the men and women would go in at the front door and the women would go to the right and the men would go to the left, and that was the last that we'd see of them until we were coming home."
- Peter Scott
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Party, Right)

"A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Battle, Deserted, Party, Quarrel)

"I think it's clear to me that what - when I look at the tea party, it's about one-third Democrat, one-third Republican, one-third independents. But 100 percent of them are sure that the agenda that is taking place in Washington, D.C., is about extremism and is about bankrupting this country and every state within this country."
- Jeff Sessions
(Related: Country, Extremism, Party, Republican, State, Tea, Washington)

"A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Nature, Peace, Conquest, Party)

"Most of the international community, most of the countries around the world, don't want any side, any party to take unilateral steps. They would like that all of us to stick to the road map."
- Silvan Shalom
(Related: Community, Countries, Party, Road, Want, World)

"I'm not a party guy. I don't carouse very much."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Party)

"I do believe the Democratic party has moved far to the right. I do believe that the party has a bunch of elephants running around in donkey clothes."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Clothes, Party, Right, Running)

"Future generations are not going to ask us what political party were you in. They are going to ask what did you do about it, when you knew the glaciers were melting."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Future, Generations, Party)

"I am proud that the Republican Party stands for strong support for the military, and I am sure we will consistently support our men and women serving in dangerous places around the world and their families."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Men, Women, Military, Party, Republican, Support, Will, World)

"Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that's Hollywood."
- Pauly Shore
(Related: Famous, Hollywood, Living, Night, School, Teenagers)

"I've chosen to treat my life more like a party than something to stress about."
- Martin Short
(Related: Life, Party, Stress)

"The election result is not a victory that belongs to me or my party."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Victory, Party, Result)

"In the 1999 resolution regarding Taiwan's future passed by the Democratic Progressive Party, it is stated very clearly that any change to the status quo of Taiwan must be decided by the people of Taiwan through referenda."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Change, People, Future, Party, Resolution)

"I'd like to think that the boring lady who's talking to me now is a lot sexier and more interesting than the one who's doing NPR. You know, studious and reserved, and - I bet you're a lot of fun at a party."
- Gene Simmons
(Related: Fun, Lady, Now, Party, Talking)

"Japan continues to work closely with the United States on the issue of the North Korean nuclear crisis and has played an important and constructive role in the Six-Party talks."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Work, Crisis, states, United)

"I was at a party three weeks prior to the murders at Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate's house."
- Nancy Sinatra
(Related: Party)

"At the time I belonged to the socialist party, and Hitler came to power."
- Douglas Sirk
(Related: Power, Time, Party)

"Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship, came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain."
- Joshua Slocum
(Related: Day, Ladies, Gentlemen, Party, Rain, Visit)

"Socialism is undoubtedly in the throes of a crisis greater than at any time since 1917. The last half of 1989 saw the dramatic collapse of most of the communist party governments of Eastern Europe."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Time, Crisis, Europe, Party, Socialism)

"The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice. His sympathy, like that of the historian, must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Sympathy, Humanity, Party, Prejudice)

"Beloved friends and comrades... the national Libertarian Party is dead."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Friends, Party)

"I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat."
- Will Smith
(Related: Party)

"With the help of dedicated Americans from our party, every party, and no party at all, I intend to mount that stairway to preach peace for our nation and world."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Peace, Americans, Help, Nation, Party, World)

"I think Democrats made a mistake running away from liberalism. Liberalism, uh, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John and Robert Kennedy - that's what the Democratic party ought to reach for."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Mistake, Democrats, Liberalism, Party, Running)

"When I was 5, my mother threw a party, and a friend and I wrote and performed a play called The Dutch Doll."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Mother, Friend, Party, Play)

"It's become like an urban myth. I don't know her. I don't know anybody she knows. I was standing there at the party by myself for an hour and then I left. Once I got those auditions, I worked really hard. Nobody did me any favors."
- Shannyn Sossamon
(Related: Favors, Myth, Party)

"Sometimes we would be staked out in the middle of the river, several barges tied together. So we could party."
- Terry Southern
(Related: Party)

"Our profession is very much like going to a cocktail party, you check out the guest list."
- Robert Stack
(Related: Guest, Party, Profession)

"Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party."
- Joseph Stalin
(Related: Party)

"You're making me feel like a skunk at the garden party."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Garden, Party)

"When neither party can give checkmate, the game is drawn."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Party)

"Each player, it will be observed, has eight superior Pieces or officers, and eight minor ones which are called Pawns; and, for the purpose of distinction, the Pieces and Pawns of one party are of a different color from those of the other."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Purpose, Party, Will)

"Having marshalled the men in battle order, as shown in the first diagram, you will observe that each party has two ranks of men, on the first of which stand the superior Pieces, and on the next the eight Pawns."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Men, Battle, First, Order, Party, Will)

"There is no struggle, rift, fight between those who claim the banner of the tea party and those who are in the Republican Party. We work together."
- Michael Steele
(Related: Work, Fight, Party, Republican, Struggle, Tea)

"Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely voted ninety per cent Republican. That was the political origins, that's what their political voice was in the Republican party. During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history, the Republican party effectively walked away from the community. They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even though they embraced civil rights legislation. And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper, you gotta actually show up and be in the community, and understand what that struggle was really about."
- Michael Steele
(Related: History, African, Civil rights, Community, Legislation, Party, Republican, Struggle, Voice, Years)

"At the end of the day, I have one job requirement right now that's been given to me by the Republican Party and, I think, the American people, and that's to fire Nancy Pelosi."
- Michael Steele
(Related: People, American, Day, End, Fire, Job, Now, Party, Republican, Right)

"I made a big mistake with him the first day I shot. We're shooting the scene where I come back from the party, the dance, in the sleigh with Julie Christie and we turn the corner and go past the camera and the camera follows us just a little bit and we disappear."
- Rod Steiger
(Related: Mistake, Dance, Day, First, Party, Past)

"Songs like Reach and S Club Party are pop classics. I'm really proud that I had a part in them."
- Rachel Stevens
(Related: Party, Songs)

"It is hypocritical that Republicans can call any President "polarizing" after what Bush and the Republican Party did during his 8 years in office."
- Jeffrey C. Stewart
(Related: Office, Party, President, Republican, Republicans, Years)

"In order to crash the party and be a clown with your own skit, you had to be there for quite a while."
- David Strathairn
(Related: Order, Party)

"As long as these blood brothers are our leaders, and as long as your party officials are Jewish lackeys, you will be no threat to the big money men."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Men, Money, Blood, Brothers, Leaders, Party, Will)

"The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Thought, Party, Republican, State, Temperance)

"Debate is almost non-existent and no one is apparently accountable to anybody apart from their political party bosses. It is bad news for democracy in this country."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: Bosses, Country, Debate, Democracy, News, Party)

"Tool of Communist agitators... it's really a joke, isn't it? Because, quite clearly, we are a party of real moderates. It just shows how little they understand."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: Party)

"I went to a rare live Van Dyke show and met him there. And then he came to a show of mine and we spoke back stage. The third time was at Brian Wilson's birthday party."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Birthday, Time, Party)

"The summer of 2002 at the Wilson birthday party I met Van Dyke again and I made plans to have dinner with him."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Birthday, Party, Summer)

"I am afraid I am a constant disappointment to my party. The fact of the matter is, the longer I am president the less of a party man I seem to become."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Disappointment, Fact, Man, Party, President)

"They view massive immigration as a massive infusion of potential voters for the Democratic Party, and therefore will do nothing, absolutely nothing to stop that flow of legal or illegal entrance into the country."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Legal, Country, Nothing, Party, Potential, Will)

"The Democratic Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of voters."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Legal, Party)

"The Republican Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of cheap labor, satisfying a very important constituency."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Legal, Labor, Party, Republican)

"I suddenly realized how much I loved her when we attended Alfred Hitchcock's 75th birthday party last August. There was something magical about that night, and it made me see how much she really meant to me."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Birthday, Night, Party)

"I think we need one recognized, respected public figure to make a tough, blunt statement on just what Reagan's record is and what he might do to the country, let alone the Republican Party before Christmas."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Christmas, Country, Party, Public, Republican)

"This person should not be directly connected with the President Ford Committee nor should he be seen as a member of the liberal wing of the Republican Party. He should be someone like Laird or Rogers Morton."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Committee, Liberal, Party, President, Republican)

"The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Change, Life, Bible, Ideals, Party, Principles, Will)

"The whole of the situation of the Conservative Party today springs from that night when they dismissed the best prime minister the country had had since Churchill."
- Denis Thatcher
(Related: Conservative, Country, Night, Party, Today)

"More people deserted our party and we have never recovered."
- Denis Thatcher
(Related: People, Deserted, Party)

"There are still people in my party who believe in consensus politics. I regard them as Quislings, as traitors... I mean it."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Politics, People, Party)

"But I know that the vote of 9 out of 10 black Americans for the Democratic Party or for leftist kinds of policies just is not reflective of their opinions."
- Clarence Thomas
(Related: Americans, Opinions, Party, Vote)

"Go on thinking that you don't need to be read and you'll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won't feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party."
- Dylan Thomas
(Related: May, Party, Public, Thinking, Will)

"I don't think the Republicans would appreciate the comparison, but they're exactly like the Labor Party in England in the 1970s. They're letting their extremists take them straight down. The same thing is going to happen - they had to disappear for a while and when they reinvented themselves they did it with moderates, they did it with Tony Blair."
- Evan Thomas
(Related: England, Labor, Party, Republicans)

"Rush Limbaugh is good for the party. Drive it all the way down, take it down as low as it can go, make complete fools of themselves, because it's always darkest before the dawn, and then maybe a moderate can come in and rescue them."
- Evan Thomas
(Related: Dawn, Fools, Party)

"A blue dog, you know, is the opposite of a yellow dog. And a yellow dog was somebody who was willing to follow his party even when he knew it was wrong."
- Mike Thompson
(Related: Party, Wrong)

"What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Nature, God, Effort, Laws, Party)

"There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Men, America, Party)

"This position of this Northern party brought about the troubles of 1850, and the political excitement of 1854."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Excitement, Party)

"When we acquired California and New- Mexico this party, scorning all compromises and all concessions, demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them, and all other acquisitions of the Republic, either by purchase or conquest, forever."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Conquest, Party, Slavery)

"Democracy is not about one party dominating."
- Ed Townsend
(Related: Democracy, Party)

"I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals."
- Charles E. Trevelyan
(Related: Sympathy, People, Growth, Liberals, Party)

"The first tenet is that you should report corruption regardless of loyalty to incumbent or party."
- Linda Tripp
(Related: Corruption, First, Loyalty, Party)

"I couldn't really relate to the fraternity or party scene, to the people out in the mall every day protesting one thing or another. I felt like there was no one I could relate to."
- Charlie Trotter
(Related: People, Day, Party)

"A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Leader, Boss, Party, Republican)

"Well, I am a Republican, and I would run as a Republican. And I have a lot of confidence in the Republican Party. I don't have a lot of confidence in the president."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Confidence, Party, President, Republican)

"Well, I am a Republican, and I would run as a Republican. And I have a lot of confidence in the Republican Party. I don't have a lot of confidence in the president. I think what's happening to this country is unbelievably bad. We're no longer a respected country."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Confidence, Country, Party, President, Republican)

"I don't think I was really addicted. I used it as a party tool."
- Tanya Tucker
(Related: Party)

"A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Revolution, Painting, Party, Writing)

"Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Party, Pity)

"You come home, and you party. But after that, you get a hangover. Everything about that is negative."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Home, Negative, Party)

"I'm not a crazy, party-going sort of person."
- Tracey Ullman
(Related: Party)

"My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy's movie is wack, but they loved it."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Birthday, Son, Chance, Film, Friends, Party)

"Ya know, right now the most important thing in my life is to make sure you understand that, first of all I thank God I'm alive today, and I mean that. I spent too many years of my life thinking that the big party was the whole thing."
- Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Related: Life, God, First, Now, Party, Right, Thinking, Today, Years)

"I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough."
- Johnny Vegas
(Related: Birthday, Kids, Old, Party)

"I also believe that government has no business telling us how we should live our lives. I think our lifestyle choices should be left up to us. What we do in our private lives is none of the government's business. That position rules out the Republican Party for me."
- Jesse Ventura
(Related: Business, Government, Choices, Party, Republican, Rules)

"It's the biggest party in the world, and you have to keep the whole thing percolating, which is difficult because a lot of awards most people don't care about."
- Bruce Vilanch
(Related: People, Awards, Care, Party, World)

"If Washington is a two-party town, why can't Hollywood be one too?"
- Jon Voight
(Related: Hollywood, Washington)

"It's insanity for a party that believes in freedom to allow some Republicans to seize an agenda that is totally alien to the agenda that was established in the election."
- Malcolm Wallop
(Related: Freedom, Insanity, Party, Republicans)

"I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war; but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: War, Justice, Necessity, Party, Principles, Rules, Will)

"Because we believe that our ethnic group, our society, our political party, our God, is better than your God, we kill each other."
- Neale Donald Walsch
(Related: God, Society, Party)

"I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way."
- Neale Donald Walsch
(Related: Religion, Leader, Challenge, Earth, Nation, Party, Spiritual, Will, World)

"Rest assured that my support for any eventual reform package will be based firmly upon what is in the best interests of the people of Upstate New York, not any party or president."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: People, Party, President, Reform, Rest, Support, Will)

"I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Information, Party, Washington, World)

"We exercise great caution in airing an audio- or videotape released by a terrorist organization holding a hostage. These are decisions made by CNN's editorial staff and not by any third party."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Caution, Decisions, Exercise, Party)

"I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom."
- Andy Warhol
(Related: Home, Party)

"I don't concern myself with award. I'd been to the party enough times to know it really didn't matter."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Concern, Party)

"I think the executives have matured enough so that they recognize that we have a two-party system. In California, we have more than a two-party system."
- Lew Wasserman
"The Archivist of the United States essentially works for the American people across partisan lines and not, regardless of which Administration nominates the person, for a particular President or political party."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: People, American, Party, President, states, United)

"What becomes a crime deserving capital punishment when the tables are turned is a matter of small moment when the negro woman is the accusing party."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Crime, Party, Punishment, Woman)

"I represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic party."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Party)

"I think that if we get back to some basic fundamental principles, we can make sure that we resolve the issues. And I think that that's what the Tea Party was all about. It's getting back to a constitutional conservative government. And that is limited, but it's also effective and efficient. I think that that's what we'll be able to do."
- Allen West
(Related: Government, Conservative, Party, Principles, Tea)

"The two things that matter the most to me: emotional resonance and rocket launchers. Party of Five, a brilliant show, and often made me cry uncontrollably, suffered ultimately from a lack of rocket launchers."
- Joss Whedon
(Related: Party)

"I'm hosting weekend retreats all over America. It is like a 24-hour slumber party for moms. We laugh, eat, play games, get massages, win prizes, talk about parenting and even cry a bit."
- Lisa Whelchel
(Related: Parenting, America, Games, Party, Play, Prizes, Talk, Weekend)

"I think there's a lot of problems with being a two-party system."
- Meg White
(Related: Being, Problems)

"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."
- Ron White
(Related: Life, Lemons, Party)

"I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Thought, Christmas, Day, Party, President, Speech, Vice, Waiting)

"Rosemary was a little nervous about going onstage, but she went on with us. I saw her at a party, and a couple of months later they called me about doing the act."
- Margaret Whiting
(Related: Act, Months, Party)

"Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven."
- Charles Williams
(Related: Party)

"When you stop and look at so much of the kind of activism that has been triggered, the Tea Party and the like, as a result of Obama's efforts - TARP, the stimulus package, and now the health care reform - there is a lot of sense this government is changing."
- Juan Williams
(Related: Government, Health, Activism, Care, Now, Party, Reform, Result, Sense, Tea)

"Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!""
- Robin Williams
(Related: Nature, Saying, Spring)

"If the Labour party goes back to reasserting its socialist and democratic beliefs, that's where I belong."
- Shirley Williams
(Related: Beliefs, Party)

"We have to say now we think the character of the party has changed so far it will take something very exceptional, something really out of the ordinary line to make us be convinced there's a chance of winning back the party."
- Shirley Williams
(Related: Character, Winning, Chance, Now, Party, Will)

"In addition, as citizens, we must fight in their incipient stages all movements by government or party or pressure groups that seek to limit the legitimate liberties of any of our fellow citizens."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Government, Fight, Party, Pressure)

"Unfortunately, in collective bargaining one party or the other too often tries to gain an advantage - a bargain, like buying something in a store for less than it is worth."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Bargain, Buying, Party, Worth)

"I don't really think about having had a hard life. It was just my life, and it's all I knew. It made me who I am - all the good and bad - and it's where all of the songs on Here For The Party came from. I've lived them all."
- Gretchen Wilson
(Related: Life, Party, Songs)

"This Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: Nothing, Party)

"Whichever party is in office, the Treasury is in power."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: Power, Office, Party)

"Giving the same value to fiction as to fact in the interest of so-called fairness is to mislead the American people and the press has become party to that."
- Joe Wilson
(Related: People, American, Fact, Fiction, Giving, Interest, Party, Press, Value)

"There definitely is that element of guys who like to party and have a good time and... putting off for as long as possible the idea that they'll actually have to settle down."
- Luke Wilson
(Related: Time, Idea, Party)

"I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Party, Past, Republican, Respect, Will)

"The theme of the party was Neverland Ranch, so guests were asked to come as anyone or anything associated with Michael Jackson. It was all very disturbing."
- April Winchell
(Related: Guests, Party)

"Had he learned to draw, M. Renoir would have made a very pleasing canvas out of his 'Boating Party'."
- Albert Wolff
(Related: Party)

"Cary Grant and I were doing a play in New York. He had a crush on me. Whenever we went to a party, he would always sit on the floor beside me. I thought that was kind of beautiful, like that's where he wanted to be."
- Fay Wray
(Related: Thought, Party, Play)

"The lower caste people were killed as part of a conspiracy to dismiss my party's government."
- Lalu Prasad Yadav
(Related: Government, People, Party)

"The Party of the Regions has won a convincing victory. We are ready to undertake responsibility for forming the Cabinet and we are calling on everyone to join us."
- Viktor Yanukovych
(Related: Victory, Party, Responsibility)

"For the first time perhaps since Margaret Thatcher, we will have at the head of the Conservative Party someone who is genuinely an equal match for Tony Blair."
- Tim Yeo
(Related: Time, Conservative, First, Party, Will)

"Environmentalists are a socialist group of individuals that are the tool of the Democrat Party. I'm proud to say that they are my enemy. They are not Americans, never have been Americans, never will be Americans."
- Don Young
(Related: Americans, Enemy, Party, Will)

"But there's not enough time in life to go sit at a party, have a drink, and make idle conversation. There's too many important things to do. Just being together with my husband, spending time alone, which I have very little of."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Life, Time, HusbBeing, Conversation, Party)

"I still feel like I've crashed the party."
- Renee Zellweger
(Related: Party)

"What practical conclusions may we now draw for our propaganda work among women? The task of this Party Congress must not be to issue detailed practical suggestions, but to draw up general directions for the proletarian women's movement."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Work, Women, Congress, May, Now, Party, Propaganda)

"The free, independent spirit who commits himself to no dogma and will not decide in favor of any party has no homestead on earth."
- Stefan Zweig
(Related: Earth, Party, Spirit, Will)