Quotes of Clique

“ Party is the madness of many, for the gain of a few. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ My hat is in the ring. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ Do what you know best; if you're a runner, run, if you're a bell, ring. ”

- Unknown

“ These are methods used by all parties. ”

- Indira Gandhi

“ The more Susan waited, the more the doorbell didn't ring. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ We don't want to deal with a separatist party. ”

- Helen Clark

“ Their eyes seem'd rings from whence the gems were gone. ”

- Dante Alighieri

“ We are aiming for political pluralism with a broad spectrum of parties - ranging from the left to the religious parties, as is the case in Israel. ”

- Mahmoud Abbas

“ The last thing a political party gives up is its vocabulary. ”

- Alexis De Tocqueville

“ Why, our battalia trebles that account: Besides, the king's name is a tower of strength, Which they upon the adverse faction want. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The scientific theroy I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage. ”

- Mark Russell

“ But I was also a brat. I used to belong to a gang that went looking for fights with other gangs. ”

- Thomas Keneally

“ I say to you in all frankness, this is the only way forward for Northern Ireland,... I ask all of you, the people of Northern Ireland, that you give it a chance to work. ”

- Tony Blair

“ I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever, in religion, in philosophy, in politics or in anything else, where I was capable of thinking for myself. Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent… ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ I think there's a great need for a progressive candidate for the presidency,... The two parties are very much dialing for the same commercial dollars. The two parties are ignoring issues like a living wage. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ 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

“ 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

“ Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ The superior person is dignified but does not fight for it. He is sociable, but not exclusive to one social clique. ”

- Confucius

“ Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society. ”

- John Adams

“ I'm not going to get into the ring with Tolstoy. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ You can tell the man who rings true from the man who rings false, not by his deeds alone, but also his desires. ”

- Democritus

“ The third man in the ring makes boxing possible. ”

- Joyce Carol Oates

“ Fire is the most tolerable third party. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Englishmen are babes in philosophy and so prefer faction-fighting to the labor of its unfamiliar thought. ”

- William Butler Yeats

“ Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring. ”

- Colley Cibber

“ Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor's noisy party than being there. ”

- Franklin P. Jones

“ Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ This Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing. ”

- Harold Wilson
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