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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.

Jimmy Carter

I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president.

Andrew Jackson

Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.

Khalil Gibran

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

Jean Baudrillard

In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning.

Steve King

You can't attract capital investment from outside Iraq unless you have a constitution in place, a rule of law and a defined system that can guarantee property rights,

Bill Maher

What Democratic congressmen do to their women staffers, Republican congressmen do to the country.

Ambrose Bierce

Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

Carl Sandburg

All politicians should have 3 hats - one to throw into the ring, one to talk through, and one to pull rabbits out of if elected.

Hope Hicks

I could really see myself in politics. Who knows?

Tony Blair

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

Steve King

It is far more important that (the draft constitution) be hammered out by the Iraqi people than it is for people from the US to try to find a solution,”

Kin Hubbard

I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans.

Dorothy Day

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life.

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.

Richard M. Nixon

I wish I could give you a lot of advice, based on my experience of winning political debates. But I don't have that experience. My only experience is at losing them

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.

H. L. Mencken

A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.

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.

Julia Roberts

The man's [Bush] embarrassing. He's not my president and he never will be either.

Harry S. Truman

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.

Socrates

I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.

James Madison

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.

Steve King

People in this country need to put pressure on their elected representatives and ask them to find a solution

Alexander Hamilton

Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.

Thomas Mann

Everything is politics.

Alexander Hamilton

I think the first duty of society is justice.

Andrew Jackson

It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.

Frederick Douglass

I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.

Joseph Conrad

As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook.

Donald Trump

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

Woodrow Wilson

As compared with the college politician, the real article seems like an amateur.

George Eliot

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.

David Lloyd George

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

Steve King

You can't attract capital investment from outside Iraq unless you have a constitution... get rule of law in place, capital will come, electricity will follow,

Andrew Jackson

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

Thomas Merton

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

Steve King

The solution really has to lie within the Iraqi people.

Khabib Nurmagomedov

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

Alexander Hamilton

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments.

Hillary Clinton

The candidates we have in this campaign are... the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we've had since 1960. One of them will be successful.

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.

Vince Lombardi

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

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.

Hillary Clinton

Today we voted as Democrats and Republicans. Tomorrow we begin again as New Yorkers.

Frederick Douglass

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.

James Baldwin

The establishment of democracy on the American continent was scarcely as radical a break with the past as was the necessity, which Americans faced, of broadening this concept to include black men.

George Bernard Shaw

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

Charles Bukowski

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste

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.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.

Vladimir Nabokov

Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.

Will Rogers

Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation.

Warren G. Bennis

I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election.

Laurence J. Peter

Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.

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.

Hillary Clinton

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

Ulysses S. Grant

Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

Anais Nin

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.

Jean Baudrillard

It only takes a politician believing in what he says for the others to stop believing him.

Elon Musk

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

Jimmy Carter

We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.

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.

William Butler Yeats

I think it better that in times like these a poet's mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

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

Hillary Clinton

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.

Jean Baudrillard

The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.

Benjamin Disraeli

My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.

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.

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.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.

Benjamin Franklin

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

H. L. Mencken

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.

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.

Benjamin Franklin

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.

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.

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?

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.

Ronald Reagan

Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.

Melania Trump

I chose not to go into politics and policy. Those policies are my husband's job.

We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

I see people like me, who thought someone like me couldn't be in politics, now are saying, 'Oh, wait, I don't need to take money from corporations to run. Maybe I'll run, too.'

Nancy Pelosi

I always saw politics as an expansion of my role as a mom.

What I'm asking for is hard. It's easier to be cynical; to accept that change isn't possible, and politics is hopeless, and to believe that our voices and actions don't matter. But if we give up now, then we forsake a better future.

Ronald Reagan

Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

David Attenborough

I'm not in politics.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

What is politics? Political system is equal to development politics plus political politics.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The way the Queens Democratic party machine has worked, they operate on a politics of exclusion.

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro made history by participating in the first male-on-female vice presidential debate against George H. W. Bush. What should have been a groundbreaking moment for gender equality in politics became a forum for old gender expectations.

Ronald Reagan

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.

I was in the classroom four days after the inauguration, because I said to Joe when we got elected, 'Joe, I really want to continue to teach.' And he said, 'Absolutely. You should be doing what you love.' Politics - that's Joe's life, really, his love. But teaching is mine.

There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.

Success

Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared.

Mike Pence

For me, it all begins with faith; it begins with what matters most, and I try and put what I believe to be moral truth first. My philosophy of government second. And my politics third.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The President's post should not be politicised. Once a president is elected, he is above politics.

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton has perfected the politics of personal profit and theft. She ran the State Department like her own personal hedge fund - doing favors for oppressive regimes, and many others, in exchange for cash.