Political Parties Quotes

Precisely one year ago today, on July 14, 1963, I warned that the Republican Party is in real danger of subversion by a radical, well-financed, highly disciplined majority.

As President Eisenhower said only two hours ago from this very rostrum, the Republican Party should reject extremism from either the left or the right.

Let party interest be ignored, let all our energies be harnessed, let the whole ability and forces of the nation be hurled into the struggle, and let all the strong horses be pulling on the collar.

The Trump era is also going to be one of the weirder times. When people look back historically about the division in this country, he’s such a polarizing figure that so many people felt like they could abandon their own ethics and morals and principles just to attack him and anybody who supports him because […]

While I was active in politics I never announced my split tickets, but since emancipation from political ambition it’s easier to be candid. Yes, I have voted for Democratic candidates on occasion.

When I first got to America in the 60s… two things happened. First of all, I very much admired the cross-the-aisle friendships and thought we don’t have that in England. We have real battles between the Tories and the Labour, but in America there seems to be these — and this was destroyed by Newt […]

The political parties created democracy and modern democracy is unthinkable save in terms of parties… The parties are not therefore merely appendages of modern government; they are in the center of it and play a determinative and creative role in it.

I don’t want to see the Republican Party ride to political victory on the Four Horsemen of Calumny – Fear, Ignorance, Bigotry, and Smear.

Mr. Towns, who represents parts of Brooklyn, suggested that the climate is so partisan in the House that when he has not been willing to let Republicans claim ownership of a bill he authored, Republicans “just take it; most of the time, they just take it,” he said. There are enough mistakes of the Democrats […]

Young people, do not be led astray by the theory of voting for the man and not for the party. Vote the straight Republican ticket regardless of the qualifications of the candidate for office. (Supreme Court of Indiana, 1920s)