Quotation Explorer - 'Party'

Some party hack decreed that the peoplehad lost the government's confidenceand could only regain it with redoubled effort.If that is the case, would it not be be simpler,If the government simply dissolved the peopleAnd elected another? - Bertolt Brecht
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
All I wanted for Christmas was a New Years Eve party that I would never forget. Too bad I got too drunk to remember it. - Carroll Bryant
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
Christians should never have a political party. It is a huge mistake to become married to an ideology, because the greatest enemy of the gospel is ideology. Ideology is a man-made format of how the world ought to work, and Christians instead believed in the revealing truth Scripture. - Charles W. Colson
Describing current human mindsets reflecting our ignorance and cowardice and non action-oriented mentality:"I'm going to do nothing but escapist drugs and hop from one party or festival to another. I will dance my way out of the harsh realities of Planet Earth. - Mark Passio
FLOP, v. Suddenly to change one's opinions and go over to another party. The most notable flop on record was that of Saul of Tarsus, who has been severely criticised as a turn-coat by some of our partisan journals. - Ambrose Bierce
In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. God cannot be for, and against the same thing at the same time. - Abraham Lincoln
Most business meetings involve one party elaborately suppressing a wish to shout at the other: 'just give us the money'. - Alain de Botton
A thinking man never be a party man. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ever notice that Soup For One is eight aisles away from Party Mix? - Elayne Boosler
What counts now is not just what we are against, but what we are for. Who leads us is less important than what leads us-what convictions, what courage, what faith-win or lose. A man doesn't save a century, or a civilization, but a militant party wedded to a principal can. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
This is one secret in living with the loved one. That is, it doesn't try to change the other party. - J. Chardonne
Choosing to Let Go crashes the pity party thrown by all the What ifs and If onlys. - Justin Young
Live your life so you don´t have to have any regrets when you throw your 70 year old birthday party - Herdis Pala
Life gave me lemons, then I met you and you had Vodka. Now my life is a party. - anmol gandhi
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best. - Will Rogers
[To a first-term congressman who wanted wanted excused from voting with the party to satisfy his biggest contributors:] Son, if you can't take their money, drink their whiskey, screw their women, and then vote against 'em, you don't deserve to be here.
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the draught. - Dwight W. Morrow
I want to celebrate the sadness that makes you feel everything so deeply. I want to throw a party for the wounds that make you so unabashedly human. - D. Antoinette Foy
There has never been a more important time to vote for the Green Party! - Steven Magee
I, a woman, find wearing high heels agreeable only on the very rare occasion that (1) I will be ferried between destinations upon a palanquin or (2) I am going to a cocktail party and, at five feet two, don't want to spend the evening discussing the latest movies with somebody's nipples. - Lauren Collins
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.
Political success in Athens seemed to depend on having a party, and there seemed now to be no party with whom an honorable man could connect himself. - Irwin Edman
Do you ever feel like we are the universe’s date to a pig party? Love, The Human Race - Christy Leigh Stewart
Voting for the Green Party is how you say 'Up Yours!' to the Republicans and Democrats. - Steven Magee
She didn't want to have anything to do with the party. She was tired of feeling like she didn't fit in, but she didn't want to go home, either, because she was a tired of being lonely and she was a little drunk. - Candace Bushnell
Donald Trump is nuts, his party is chock full of nuts too, and that is bad news for Americans with a nut allergy. - Steve Merrick
Don't get caught in the trap of "Waiting". When I retire....When I get off work When I go that party this weekendWhen this happens then I can live.People miss the present and then wonder where time went. Allow life unfold in its divine sequence by being utterly present. - Matthew Donnelly
I threw my 20th birthday party at Brown, and I didn’t even have to say to anyone not to put pictures on Facebook. Not a single picture went up. That was when I knew I’d found a solid group of friends, and I felt like I belonged. - Emma Watson
It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party. - Nick Hornby
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely. - W. Somerset Maugham
If the nation had strong willpower people as party in opposition, then no person in ruling party could ever misuse own powerful position to cause pain to general population. - Anuj Somany
There are people who think they can dance out of slavery. I’m going to do escapist drugs and hop from one party or festival to another. I will dance my out of the harsh realities of Planet Earth - Mark Passio
...And talking of the dear family party which would then be restored, of their mutual pursuits and cheerful society, as the only happiness worth a wish. - Jane Austen
If you explore beneath shyness or party chit-chat, you can sometimes turn a dull exchange into an intriguing one. I've found this to be particularly true in the case of professors or intellectuals, who are full of fascinating information, but need encouragement before they'll divulge it. - Joyce Carol Oates
Anyone who complains of a boring party knows only what the party was like after they arrived.
A lot of lip service gets paid to being honest, but no one really wants to hear it unless what's being said is the party line. - Colin Quinn
We owe our loyalty to each other and to our children's children, not to party politics. - DaShanne Stokes
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when you see them wearing dark glasses, having streamers around their necks and a hat on their antlers. Because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
No national political party is going to nominate another right-wing candidate for a long time.
I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade...and try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party. - Ron White
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser. - William Shakespeare
I do not belong to any political party because I am not a party to the wrongs they eventually do. - Amit Abraham
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Never give a party if you will be the most interesting person there. - Mickey Friedman
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another. - Mao Tse-tung
You just became the most interesting person at this party. I don't think anyone here has worked an honest day in their lives. - Minority Report (TV show)
The revolution is not a tea party. - Mao Tse-tung
You know the look: genius gone to pot, and ready to join the Communist Party - William Saroyan
Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat. - Mark Twain
How can one conceive of a one party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheese. - Charles de Gaulle
A conversation in which the two parties have different beliefs should never begin with the intention of converting the other party to your own beliefs. Every worthwhile conversation's goal should be to understand the other person's opinions and help them understand your own. - Emily Eskowich
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She's afraid that if she leaves, she'll become the live of the party. - Groucho Marx
I am not a member of any political party, APC or PDP. I am a Democrat. - Saminu Kanti
I am completely opposed to the British National Party; I couldn't possibly support people who find fluorescent yellow flyers appealing. - Robert Clark
A lot of people call you a feminist painter.""What indeed," I say. "I hate party lines, I hate ghettos. Anyway. I'm too old to have invented it and you're too young to understand it, so what's the point of discussing it at all? - Margaret Atwood
No party has renounced the right to armed resistance, in certain circumstances without lying - Friedrich Engels
After all, what is your hosts' 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
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. - Herbert Hoover
Crying out loud but there is no one to regret it ,Smile a little and they'll join the party - Naim Ibn Iqbal Khan نعيم خا
It is a truth universally acknowledged that one only comes up with clever, cutting remarks long after the other party is happily slumbering away. - Lauren Willig
Life… For some it is battle for others its dance...For rich it is party for poor it is chance! - Nino Varsimashvili
I have the distinction of speaking to you from one of the few countries that still has a communist party. - Dennis Miller
I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years. - Robert F. Kennedy
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute. - Aristotle
The last I knew you were going to a party. just a few friends at the McEvoys' you told me. The science club, you told me. What happened? You got into a fight about the theory of relativity? Did creationists crash the party and start a rumble? - Tami Hoag
I am at liberty to vote as my conscience and judgment dictates to be right, without the yoke of any party on me... Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them. - David Crockett
State ownership! It leads only to absurd and monstrous conclusions; state ownership means state monopoly, concentrated in the hands of one party and its adherents, and that state brings only ruin and bankruptcy to all. - Benito Mussolini
Friends will always be there for the party. REAL friends will be there after the party... - Bray Love
There is no real bravery in getting paid to save someone's life. However, there is a large amount of bravery in a nurse break dancing at the hospital's Christmas party. - Shannon L. Alder
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right. - H. L. Mencken
The Green Party is like a watermelon - green on the outside and red on the inside.
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing,you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.The one that's out always looks the best - Will Rogers
Political advocacy plastered next to Bible verses makes me anxious. I'm not a betting woman, but if I was I'd say that Jesus is not a member of either political party. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
I had an epiphany a few years ago where I was out at a celebrity party and it suddenly dawned on me that I had yet to meet a celebrity who is as smart and interesting as any of my friends. - Moby
In most pursuits, one's self is one of the biggest hurdles to get over. You can't pursue something and be committed to it if you're apologizing for it at every party. - Lisa Kudrow
If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in the World, it just goes to show, that you haven't partied like there is no tomorrow with the fun loving posse of The Islamic Republic of Iran, North Korea, The Taliban, or ISIS. They all party off the hook! - James Hauenstein
School should be the best party in town - Peter Kline
I really can't come to your party Mrs. Parker, I can't bear fools." That's strange; your mother could. - Dorothy Parker
Revolution is no dinner party, unless your dinner party is full of blood and iron. - Mao Tse-Tung
He understood (what so many fautlessly polite people do not understand) that a stiff apology is a second insult. He understood that the injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. - G.K. Chesterton
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought. - Dwight D. Morrow
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. - Charles Baudelaire
I was pondering the reason why we are all here in this life, and what did it all mean. It seemed to me that we had all been invited to one big party, but no-one’s been told what we’re all celebrating. - Beatrice James
New Labour leader Ed Miliband announces plan to 'make this party slightly less unelectable by 2015'. He added: 'I am Ed, the Almighty One.'Defeated brother David Miliband overheard muttering: 'Now I know how Wayne Christ felt after little Jesus came along. - Andy Zaltzman
When you seek first to develop relationships based on personal and human ground, you will surely gain interest of another party. - Julieanne O'Conner
So far as I am aware no leader of a party of the European left in the past twenty-five years has declared capitalism as such to be unacceptable as a system. The only public figure to do so unhesitatingly was Pope John Paul II. - Eric Hobsbawm
Measures are too often decided, not accord­ing to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority. - James Madison, the tenth Federalist Paper
When we fail we pursue the success.When we succeed we party. - Debasish Mridha
People go through life blindly, ignoring death like revellers at a party feasting on fine foods. They ignore that later they will have to go to the toilet, so they do not bother to find out where there is one. When nature finally calls, they have no idea where to go and are in a mess. - Ajahn Chah
My non American viewers. Who understand that the world does not consist solely of a single nation sailing across an infinite sea of migrant workers. Will no doubt have heard that the waters surrounding Brisbane got tired of waiting for people to hit the beach and decided to bring the party to us. - Yahtzee Croshaw
When it comes to being famous, you’re usually the last to know, and the first to deny it. Unless you were already famous in your head. In which case, party on, Wayne! Party on, Garth! - Carroll Bryant
This is a party that used to embrace freedom but now they've abandoned the principles of Thomas Jefferson and adopted the tactics of Joseph Stalin.' he says. And he, (Eric O'Keefe) notes that those tactics are even aimed at fellow Democrats who don't fall in line. - Kimberly Strassel
If you don't show up at a party, people will assume you're fat.
I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat. - Will Rogers
Blind party loyalty will be our downfall. We must follow the truth wherever it leads. - DaShanne Stokes
The Democratic Party of the USA would greatly appreciate your cooperation with re-installing Mr & Mrs Pinocchio into the White House. - Steven Magee
He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If there were a party of those who aren't sure they're right, I'd belong to it. ~(Camus, as quoted by Tony Judt) - Albert Camus
A mistress has NO RIGHT to speak out or play the victim and pity party. NONE !! - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
I didn`t change. The Democratic Party slid to the Left from right under me. - Charlton Heston
Honesty is nothing more than a party trick, and you know how much I love to dance. - Elizabeth Brooks
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
It is said that we do not make the guilty party suffer for the sake of suffering; it is nonetheless true that we find it right that he should suffer. - Émile Durkheim
I consider myself a green party supporter...because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy. - Vernon D. Burns
Keeping Christ in Christmas" is like showing up at someone's house every year, insisting on a party they never planned and never agreed to. - Rebecca McKinsey
We are not interested in those stupid crimes you have committed. The Party is not interested in the overt act: the thought is all we care about. - George Orwell
A person who speaks against one party and favors another is most likely to have just own enjoyment of a sumptuous meal in a bash or party. - Anuj Somany
I must go, uncertain of my fate; but I shall return hither, or follow your party, as soon as possible. A word, a look will be enough to decide whether I enter your father's house tonight or never. - Jane Austen
NEPOTISM, n. Appointing your grandmother to office for the good of the party. - Ambrose Bierce
No one party can fool all of the people all of the time; that's why we have two parties. - Bob Hope
When you deal with naked power from an inferior position, perspectives get distorted. He was the aggrieved party and yet he felt guilty and would continue to do so all his life. - Kiran Nagarkar
Life is a party where everybody is invited. Feel free to serve yourself. - Bangambiki Habyarimana
I remember one desolate Sunday night, wondering: Is this how I´m going to spend the rest of my life? Marrid to someone who is perpetually distracted and somewhat wistful, as though a marvelous party is going on in the next room, which but for me he could be attending? - Suzanne Finnamore
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance. - Unknown
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
If men could learn from history, what lessons it might teach us. But passion and party blind our eyes, and the light which experience gives us is a lantern on the stern, which shines only on the waves behind us. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
Instead, we talked about the reasons to support political leaders who support us, never mind party labels. It was the kind of campaigning only a movement could do. - Gloria Steinem
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
The real purpose of the opposition is to minimize the amount of money the ruling party will have stolen from the people at the end of its term. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim, and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness. - W.H. Auden
The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.
The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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