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Quotations by author » Eugene J. McCarthy
American democratic Senator from Minnesota, b.1916
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Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.
FootballPolitics
Have you ever tried to split sawdust?
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I can still smell the tear gas in the Hilton Hotel.
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It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.
Politics
Nixon is the kind of guy who, if you were drowning twenty feet from shore, would throw you a fifteen-foot rope.
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No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins.
PresidencySin
One thing about a pig, he thinks he's warm if his nose is warm. I saw a bunch of pigs one time that had frozen together in a rosette, each one's nose tucked under the rump of the one in front. We have a lot of pigs in politics.
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Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life rafts.
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The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.
Bureaucracy
The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is the inefficiency
Bureaucracy
The Senate is the last primitive society in the world. We still worship the elders of the tribe and honor the territorial imperative.
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The two-party system has given this country the war of Lyndon Johnson, the Watergate of Nixon, and the incompetence of Carter. Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life-rafts.
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This is, I say, the time for all good men not to go to the aid of their party, but to come to the aid of their country.
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