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I can only say that politics, like misery, “bring a man acquainted with strange bedfellows.”

William Gifford (1756-1826) English critic, editor, poet, satirist
The Baviad, and Mæviad (1797)
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First recorded connection between Shakespeare's quote on misery and politics, leading to the eventual "Politics makes for strange bedfellows."
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In politics you have no friends, only allies.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) US President (1961-63)
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A frequent maxim of Kennedy's.
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He threatens many who injures one.

Publilius Syrus (d. 42 BC) Assyrian slave, writer, philosopher [less correctly Publius Syrus]
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