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Partiality or biased judgments are not just common terms heard in judicial cases, but there are other instances cited where politics play a major role in influencing judgment. Partiality or being biased is when extra favor is showered on an individual, it is also called favoritism. From teacher’s pet, to the favorite of the boss and sometimes the favorite amongst the siblings get work done easily. Although this is not fair - rather unfair on the part of the others involved - not much can be done. Read the famous quotes on partiality to know more.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.

Prince

Most people don't want to talk about politics and religion. They say, 'Let's talk about something else.'

People Religion
Khalil Gibran

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

There's an old joke that politics is Hollywood for ugly people. An awful lot of the press coverage about Washington reads like coverage of Hollywood. Madonna is having some spat with Sean Penn. Who cares? And who cares which politician is mad at that politician?

Charles Bukowski

You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.

Hope Hicks

I could really see myself in politics. Who knows?

Stephen Breyer

At least there's a political input, but when you put on the robe, at that point the politics is over.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.

John F. Kennedy

Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.

Jacinda Ardern

I worked as long in a fish and chip shop as I did in Parliament. I've had particular experiences in politics, but they're not my only ones, and they're not the ones that defined me.

Alexis de Tocqueville

In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.

Ambrose Bierce

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.

H. L. Mencken

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

David Attenborough

Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.

Jacinda Ardern

I really rebel against this idea that politics has to be a place full of ego and where you're constantly focused on scoring hits against each one another. Yes, we need a robust democracy, but you can be strong, and you can be kind.

Joseph Stalin

It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.

Thurgood Marshall

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.

Power Government Heritage
Harry S. Truman

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.

Alexis de Tocqueville

There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.

Kin Hubbard

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

Thomas Mann

Everything is politics.

Ambrose Bierce

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.

Tom Hayden

I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives. It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered.

I've always been really uninterested in politicians and the acts of the Houses of Parliament, or government as an idea. But I'm interested in politics in that I'm a member of the world, and I have strong feelings of right and wrong, but I can't get into the ins and outs of it.

Lindsey Graham

The politics of judges is getting to be red hot.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.

Donald Trump

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.

Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.

John Stuart Mill

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.

People Stupidity
David Lloyd George

A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.

Gertrude Stein

There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer.

Bobby Seale

Electoral politics was always an objective of the Black Panther party, so Barack Obama is a part of what we dreamed and struggled and died for.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.

Emmanuel Macron

When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants.

Plato

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

Thomas Merton

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.

Will Rogers

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

Khabib Nurmagomedov

I don't know about politics so much. I'm a professional athlete.

Robert Kennedy, Jr.

I have the kind of life where I can take my kids on trips with me. I can involve them in my work. I've always avoided politics because I didn't want to make commitments that would take me away from raising these children.

Lindsey Graham

What's going on in the Senate is kind of a politics of escalation. We're getting sort of like the Mideast: pay back everybody when you're in charge.

Harry S. Truman

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.

David Lloyd George

What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

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.

Robin Williams

People say satire is dead. It's not dead; it's alive and living in the White House.

People Living
George Soros

Law has become a business. Health care has become a business. Unfortunately, politics has also become a business. That really undermines society.

Donald Trump, Jr.

I think politics is a dirty game. We've seen the sides that they take; we've seen the commentary they have had on my father.

Tucker Carlson

Living in Washington, you can't take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don't believe because they get paid to.

Part of the core information that I've been purveying is that identity politics is a sick game. You don't play racial, ethnic, and gender identity games. The Left plays them on behalf of the oppressed, let's say, and the Right tends to play them on behalf of nationalism and ethnic pride. I think they're equally dangerous.

Let's just do what is right for the American people. And those of us who are involved in politics and government know that our responsibility is to the American people, that we have a responsibility to find our common ground, to seek it and to find it.

Sandra Day O'Connor

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.

Compromise Fear
Erich Fromm

The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

Ronald Reagan

It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.

Margaret Thatcher

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.

Elon Musk

In order to have your voice be heard in Washington, you have to make some little contribution.

Malcolm X

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.

Robert Kennedy

Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.

The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.

Bill Clinton

When times are tough, constant conflict may be good politics but in the real world, cooperation works better. After all, nobody's right all the time, and a broken clock is right twice a day.

Jimmy Carter

Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.

James Russell Lowell

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.

When times are tough and people are frustrated and angry and hurting and uncertain, the politics of constant conflict may be good, but what is good politics does not necessarily work in the real world. What works in the real world is cooperation.

B. R. Ambedkar

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.

Woodrow Wilson

A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.

Gloria Steinem

The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary.

I was a Senate spouse for many, many years. I kept my own career. I was teaching and Joe was doing politics. I realized when we were elected vice president that I had a platform and I knew I was not going to waste my platform. It was going to focus women and girls' education.

T. S. Eliot

I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.

Literature Religion
John Stuart Mill

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.

You know, cancer is bipartisan. I mean, there are so many people whose lives are touched and changed by cancer that people are willing to work together to find cures, find solutions, make lives better for cancer patients. So I think people put politics aside. This isn't a political thing. This is a life issue.

Tom Hanks

And I'm not apolitical - I'm very specific in my politics. But a lot of the time it's nobody's business unless you're over at my house having dinner.

Lindsey Graham

Look how many millions of people are underemployed or have lost their jobs. The last thing I'm going to do is play politics with their future.

Mark Twain

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.

Good People Heritage
Stephen King

We've switched from a culture that was interested in manufacturing, economics, politics - trying to play a serious part in the world - to a culture that's really entertainment-based.

Pop culture shapes our ideas of what is normal and what our dreams can be and what our roles are. Politics, of course, decides how the power and the money in the country is distributed. Both are equally important, and each affects the other.

Power Culture Dreams
Nancy Pelosi

If I cry, it's about the personal loss of a friend or something like that. But when it comes to politics - no, I don't cry.

Napoleon Bonaparte

He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.

Tony Blair

I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country.

H. L. Mencken

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.

Candace Owens

I always say I was a liberal, but I wasn't active in politics. I just assumed I was a liberal because I was black and I was a woman. And I know now that sounds really foolish, but I had different priorities.

Kevin Costner

I believe people who go into politics want to do the right thing. And then they hit a big wall of re-election and the pettiness of politics. In the end, politics gets in the way of the business of people.

Harry S. Truman

All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.

Barack Obama

In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?

Elisabeth Shue

Robert Kennedy was such an inspiring figure. His interest in politics seemed to come not from a desire for power, but from a need to help our society live up to its ideals.

Hillary Clinton

The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

We've had characters like Trump in American politics forever, characters who trade on xenophobia.

Sophia Bush

The more that I know of politics, the more it makes me realize that being a politician is largely useless.

Richard M. Nixon

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.

Nelson Mandela

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.

Jane Fonda

It's about time we make the well-being of our young people more important than ideology and politics. As a country, we benefit from investing in their future by investing in teen pregnancy prevention.

Woodrow Wilson

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.

Margaret Thatcher

I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.

Vladimir Putin

Politics should not interfere with sports. And sports should impact politics.

Sandra Day O'Connor

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.

I always start my campaigns early, and I run hard. Maybe it comes from the rough-and-tumble world of San Francisco politics, where it's not even a contact sport - it's a blood sport. This is how I am as a candidate. This is how I run campaigns.