"Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." --Thomas Jefferson
One of the most famous lines in history, Thomas Jefferson’s quote established the foundations of American democracy. A great introduction to the world of politics is to study and understand quotations from some of the greatest—and most notorious—politicians in history, where even a short sentence can unlock a whole new political philosophy.
Politics in 100 Quotes is a compendium of thoughts from the past two millennia, brought together in the words of leaders, politicians, and campaigners from across the political spectrum. These are quotes that will inform, inspire, and entertain. Accompanying commentary explores their meaning and reveals the life and work of the people who said them.