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1: Ancient Political Thought: 800 BCE—30 CE.
2: If Your Desire is for Good the People will be Good: Confucius (551–479 BCE).
3: The Art of War is of Vital Importance to the State: Sun Tzu (C.544—C.496 BCE).
4: Plans for the Country are Only to be Shared with the Learned: Mozi (C.470—C.391 BCE).
5: Until Philosophers are Kings Cities will Never have Rest from Their Evils: Plato 427–347 BCE.
6: Man is by Nature a Political Animal: Aristotle (384–322 BCE).
7: A Single Wheel does not Move: Chanakya c.350–c.275 BCE.
8: If Evil Ministers Enjoy Safety and Profit, this is the Beginning of Downfall: Han Fei Tzu (280–233 BCE).
9: The Government is Bandied about Like a Ball: Cicero (106–43 BCE).
10: Medieval Politics: 30 CE–1515 CE.
11: If Justice be Taken Away, What are Governments but Great Bands of Robbers?: Augustine of Hippo (354–430CE).
12: Fighting has been Enjoined upon You while It is Hateful to You: Muhammad (570–632 CE).
13: The People Refuse the Rule of Virtuous Men: Al-Farabi (c.870–950).
14: No Free Man shall be Imprisoned, Except by the Law of the Land: Barons of King John (Early 13th Century).
15: For War to be Just There is Required a Just Cause: Thomas Aquinas(1225-1274).
16: To Live Politically Means Living in Accordance with Good Laws: Giles of Rome c.1243–1316).
17: The Church Should Devote Itself to Imitating Christ and Give up Its Secular Power: Marsilius of Padua (1275–1343).
18: Government Prevents Injustice, Other than such as it Commits Itself: Ibn Khaldun (1332–1406).
19: A Prudent Ruler cannot and must not Honor His Word: Niccolò Machiavelli (1469–1527).
20: Rationality and Enlightenment: 1515–1770.
21: In the Beginning, Everything was Common to All: Francisco De Vitoria (C.1483–1546).
22: Sovereignty is the Absolute and Perpetual Power of a Commonwealth: Jean Bodin (1529–1596).
23: The Natural Law is the Foundation of Human Law: Francisco Suárez (1548–1617).
24: Politics is the Art of Associating Men: Johannes Althusius (1557–1638).
25: Liberty is the Power that We have over Ourselves: Hugo Grotius (1583–1645).
26: The Condition of Man is a Condition of War: Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679).
27: The End of Law is to Preserve and Enlarge Freedom: John Locke (1632–1704).
28: When Legislative and Executive Powers are United in the Same Body, There Can be No Liberty: Montesquieu (1689–1755).
29: Independent Entrepreneurs Make Good Citizens: Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790).
30: Revolutionary Thoughts: 1770–1848.
31: To Renounce Liberty is to Renounce Being a Man: Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778).
32: No Generally Valid Principle of Legislation Can be Based on Happiness: Immanuel Kant (1724–1804).
33: The Passions of Individuals should be Subjected: Edmund Burke (1729–1797).
34: Rights Dependent on Property are the Most Precarious: Thomas Paine (1737–1809).
35: All Men are Created Equal: Thomas Jefferson (1742–1826).
36: Each Nationality Contains Its Center of Happiness within Itself: Johann Gottfried Herder (1744–1803).
37: Government has but a Choice of Evils: Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832).
38: The People have a Right to Keep and Bear Arms: James Madison (1751–1836).
39: The Most Respectable Women are the Most Oppressed: Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797).
40: The Slave Feels Self-Existence to be Something External: Georg Hegel (1770–1831).
41: War is the Continuation of Politik by other Means: Carl Von Clausewitz (1780–1831).
42: Abolition and the Union cannot Coexist: John C. Calhoun (1794–1850).
43: A State too Extensive in Itself Ultimately Falls into Decay: Simón Bolívar (1783–1830).
44: An Educated and Wise Government Recognizes the Developmental Needs of Its Society: José María Luis Mora (1780–1850).
45: The Tendency to Attack “The Family” is a Symptom of Social Chaos: Auguste Comte (1798–1857).
46: The Rise of the Masses: 1848–1910.
47: Socialism is a New System of Serfdom: Alexis De Tocqueville (1805–1859).
48: Say Not I, but We: Giuseppe Mazzini (1805–1872).
49: That so Few Dare to be Eccentric Marks the Chief Danger of the Time: John Stuart Mill (1806–1873).
50: No Man is Good Enough to Govern another Man without that Other’s Consent: Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865).
51: Property is Theft: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809–1865).
52: The Privileged Man is a Man Depraved in Intellect and Heart: Mikhail Bakunin (1814–1876).
53: That Government is Best which Governs Not at All: Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862).
54: Communism is the Riddle of History Solved: Karl Marx (1818–1883).
55: The Men who Proclaimed the Republic became the Assassins of Freedom: Alexander Herzen (1812–1870).
56: We must Look for a Central Axis for Our Nation: Ito Hirobumi (1841–1909).
57: The will to Power: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900).
58: It is the Myth that is Alone Important: Georges Sorel (1847–1922).
59: We have to Take Working Men as They are: Eduard Bernstein (1850–1932).
60: The Disdain of our Formidable Neighbor is the Greatest Danger for Latin America: José Martí (1853–1895).
61: It is Necessary to Dare in Order to Succeed: Peter Kropotkin (1842–1921).
62: Either Women are to be Killed, or Women are to have the Vote: Emmeline Pankhurst (1858–1928).
63: It is Ridiculous to Deny the Existence of a Jewish Nation: Theodor Herzl (1860–1904).
64: Nothing will Avail to Save a Nation Whose Workers have Decayed: Beatrice Webb (1858–1943).
65: Protective Legislation in America is Shamefully Inadequate: Jane Addams (1860–1935).
66: Land to the Tillers!: Sun Yat-Sen (1866–1925).
67: The Individual is a Single Cog in an Ever-Moving Mechanism: Max Weber (1864–1920).
68: The Clash of Ideologies: 1910–1945.
69: Nonviolence is the First Article of My Faith: Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948).
70: Politics Begin where the Masses are: Vladimir Lenin (1870–1924).
71: The Mass Strike Results from Social Conditions with Historical Inevitability: Rosa Luxemburg (1871–1919).
72: An Appeaser is One who Feeds a Crocodile, Hoping It will Eat Him Last: Winston Churchill (1874–1965).
73: The Fascist Conception of the State is All-Embracing: Giovanni Gentile (1875–1944).
74: The Wealthy Farmers must be Deprived of the Sources of Their Existence: Joseph Stalin (1878–1953).
75: If the End Justifies the Means, what Justifies the End?: Leon Trotsky (1879–1940).
76: We will Unite Mexicans by Giving Guarantees to the Peasant and the Businessman: Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919).
77: War is a Racket: Smedley D. Butler (1881–1940).
78: Sovereignty is not Given, It is Taken: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938).
79: Europe has been Left without a Moral Code: José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955).
80: We are 400 Million People Asking for Liberty: Marcus Garvey (1887–1940).
81: India cannot Really be Free Unless Separated from the British Empire: Manabendra Nath Roy (1887–1954).
82: Sovereign is He who Decides on the Exception: Carl Schmitt (1888–1985).
83: Communism is as Bad as Imperialism: Jomo Kenyatta (1894–1978).
84: The State must be Conceived of as an “Educator”: Antonio Gramsci (1891–1937).
85: Political Power Grows Out of the Barrel of a Gun: Mao Zedong (1893–1976).
86: Postwar Politics: 1945–Present.
87: The Chief Evil is Unlimited Government: Friedrich Hayek (1899–1992).
88: Parliamentary Government and Rationalist Politics do not belong to the Same System: Michael Oakeshott (1901–1990).
89: The Objective of the Islamic Jihad is to Eliminate the Rule of an Un-Islamic System: Abul Ala Maududi (1903–1979).
90: There is nothing to Take a Man’s Freedom Away from Him, Save Other Men: Ayn Rand (1905–1982).
91: Every Known and Established Fact can be Denied: Hannah Arendt (1906–1975).
92: What is a Woman?: Simone De Beauvoir (1908–1986).
93: No Natural Object is Solely a Resource: Arne Naess (1912–2009).
94: We are not Anti-White, We are Against White Supremacy: Nelson Mandela (1918– ).
95: Only the Weak-Minded Believe that Politics is a Place of Collaboration: Gianfranco Miglio (1918–2001).
96: During the Initial Stage of the Struggle, the Oppressed Tend to become Oppressors: Paulo Freire (1921–1997).
97: Justice is the First Virtue of Social Institutions: John Rawls (1921–2002).
98: Colonialism is Violence in Its Natural State: Frantz Fanon (1925–1961).
99: The Ballot or the Bullet: Malcolm X (1925–1965).
100: We Need to “Cut Off the King’s Head”: Michel Foucault (1926–1984).
101: Liberators do not Exist. The People Liberate themselves: Che Guevara (1928–1967).
102: Everybody has to Make Sure that the Rich Folks are Happy: Noam Chomsky (1928– ).
103: Nothing in the World is More Dangerous than Sincere Ignorance: Martin Luther King (1929–1968).
104: Perestroika Unites Socialism with Democracy: Mikhail Gorbachev (1931– ).
105: The Intellectuals Erroneously Fought Islam: Ali Shariati (1933–1977).
106: The Hellishness of War Drives Us to Break with Every Restraint: Michael Walzer (1935– ).
107: No State More Extensive than the Minimal State can be Justified: Robert Nozick (1938–2002).
108: No Islamic Law Says Violate Women’s Rights: Shirin Ebadi (1947– ).
109: Suicide Terrorism is Mainly a Response to Foreign Occupation: Robert Pape (1960– ).