"There's people coming in who've never done any politics at all, who've never been in a trade union, they've never been in a political party, they've never done anything, but they do feel a kind of urgency."
"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."Susan George on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Susan George on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Susan George on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Susan George on Milton Friedman
"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."Susan George on Joseph Stalin
"The real fight is about what should be in the marketplace and what should not. Should education be a marketable commodity? Should healthcare?"
"I used to work a lot on food issues and every time somebody predicted that production would be inadequate they got egg on their face a year or two later."
"It seems to be the thing now that young people are getting back into politics."