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    If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.

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One of the greatest Romans, when asked where were his politics,
replied, "Imperium et libertas." That would not make read more

One of the greatest Romans, when asked where were his politics,
replied, "Imperium et libertas." That would not make a bad
programme for a British Ministry.

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The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief

The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief

by Jacques Ellul Found in: Propaganda Quotes,
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Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.

Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.

by Avram Noam Chomsky Found in: Propaganda Quotes,
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Every time we have an election, we get in worse men and the country keeps right on going. Times have read more

Every time we have an election, we get in worse men and the country keeps right on going. Times have proven only one thing and that is you can’t ruin this country even with politics.

by Will Rogers Found in: Politics Quotes,
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It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.

It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.

by Eugene Mccarthy Found in: Politics Quotes,
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Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.

Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.

by Alfred E Newman Found in: Politics Quotes,
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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

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Of this stamp is the cant of, not men, but measures.

Of this stamp is the cant of, not men, but measures.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Politics Quotes,
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Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.

Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.

by John Stuart Mill Found in: Politics Quotes,
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