Quotation Explorer - 'Politics'

People wishes their friends to be in politics, but their sons in professions. - Amit Kalantri
Politics is the art of the possible, the attainable the art of the next best - Otto von Bismarck
I would rather go out of politics having the feeling that I had done what was right than stay in with the approval of all men, knowing in my heart that I have acted as I ought not to. - Theodore Roosevelt
Everything is fair and possible in love, war, and politics. - Chandana Roy
Compulsory heterosexuality produces not the homosexual but differences, conflicts and hierarchies among homosexualities at the level of identity, culture, and politics. - Steven Seidman
Maybe I should have gone into politics. If you were a political activist, election season brought moments of intensity, whichever side you were on, and meanwhile here I was inarguably withering away, - Michel Houellebecq
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_. - Ambrose Bierce
Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. - Ambrose Bierce
One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. - Plato
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore H. White
We need more inclusion, partnerships over partisanships in politics to solve man-made problems to be better off and in order to change the world - George Stamatis
Decent people should ignore politics, if only they could be confident that politics would ignore them - William F. Buckley Jr.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. - Henry Adams
When I'm out of politics I'm going to run a business, it'll be called rent-a-spine - Margaret Thatcher
I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance. - Harold Macmillan
Whosoever advocates the ban of religion should forget politics - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
In politics, if you're explaining, you're loosing. - Rick Perlstein
Why are we surprised when politicians play politics? It's not like they are supposed to be real adults... they are, after all, politicians and don't have real jobs and aren't playing around with their money.
ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. - Ambrose Bierce
Politics and justice seldom walk hand in hand. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. - Groucho Marx
Thinking it was easy to take a chance on things if you had nothing to lose -- politics, ideas, almost anything in fact; from the bottom of the ladder you could safely risk a fall, but the higher that you climbed the more cautious you must be. - Flavin, Martin
Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments. - Isaac Asimov
Religious politics is the bent of those who push "The Myth of the Christian Nation" or "Muslim Supremicism" everywhere! ~ © gfp '42™ - Gary Patton
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt. - Ambrose Bierce
It is probably true that business corrupts everything it touches. It corrupts politics, sports, literature, art, labor unions and so on. but business also corrupts and undermines monolithic totalitarianism. Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment. - Eric Hoffer
Even preschoolers have their own politics - Mohammed Khambaty
Truth might be heroic, but it was not within the range of practical domestic politics. - Samuel Butler
PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The other is Pull. - Ambrose Bierce
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Let's be happy and forget all about art and politics! - Marty Rubin
Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied. - Otto von Bismarck
Do you want to live under someone else’s life? Nearly everything we get to do is because of politics. Everything else not open to us is because of the politicians. We don’t have much say already. Don’t make it we don’t even get to see - George Stamatis
In politics, the fruit always turns sour before it turns ripe. - Marty Rubin
A person who says his expertise lies in selling only a particular product, but for other products some else of their team has the capability to makes sales; is actually playing office politics in spite of the management considering him consistently the star performer in the organisation. - Anuj Somany
In politics, a conflict only exists in public; otherwise it is merely a potential for conflict, which we can never be certain exists or will materialize. - Kanan Makiya
Politics is merely war by other means.-an old Andorian saying - David Mack
Politics is not about divide the nation in the name of religion/cast but to defend the country & represent it in international forums. - Debasish Sinha
The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. - Otto von Bismarck
PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into politics and finance, and the place is now used as a lecture hall by the Audible Reformer. When disturbed by his voice the ancient echoes clamor appropriate responses most gratifying to his pride of distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close. - Ronald Reagan
Except for in politics, no one likes to follow an idea without a firm base to walk on - Alexander Schastak
Politics was his passion, but he wasn't suited for the rough-and-tumble of the game. He felt things too deeply. There was no wall between his head and his heart. - Anderson Cooper
The reason politics makes strange bedfellows is because they all like the same bunk. - Los Angeles Times
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Politics is not about divide the nation in the name of religion/cast but to the defend the country & represent it in international forums. - Debasish Sinha
If politics left out the manipulation of money, I would perhaps view it more than a partisan traffic jam that never ends. - Zephyr McIntyre
People conjugate to the present; politics to other tenses. (Peuple conjugue au présent; - Politique aux autres temps.) - Charles de Leusse
Literature is one kind of aesthetic politics. - Md. Mujib Ullah
politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer
Vaccination was, and is, thoroughly infused with our politics, our social values, and our cultural norms. By acknowledging and understanding the divergent reasons why we've vaccinated in the past, however, we just may ensure the continued success of vaccination in the future. - Elena Conis
I am not fond of speaking about politics because I don't have in my possession an army of 200,000 soldiers.
If you do not want to be lied to, then you need to stop following politics. - Steven Magee
What looks like politics, and imagines itself to be political, will one day unmask itself as a religious movement. - Søren Kierkegaard
It's sad that several political parties still count the dead, the starving, the unemployed by their religion, caste, creed and sect. The young generation needs to engage in politics of right vs wrong and not right vs left. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. - Plato
Reiterating other people's hopes, dreams and fears. That's what politics is all about. - Antonio G. Kowatsch
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. - Ernest Benn
Sex and politics are a lot alike. You don't have to be good at them to enjoy them. - Barry M. Goldwater
Politics doesn’t mean playing deceitful and trickery games against the people, it means playing resourceful and organized games for the people. - Amit Kalantri
I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance. - Harold Macmillan
As long as politics is the shadow of big business, the attenuation of the shadow will not change the substance. - John Dewey
The politics of the possible was being replaced by the politics of purity. - H.W. Brands
If you say you're a unifier, you expect and usually get applause. I'm a divider. Politics is division by definition, if there was no disagreement there would be no politics. The illusion of unity isn't worth having, and is anyways unattainable. - Christopher Hitchens
In modern politics, even the leader of the free world needs help from the sultan of Facebookistan. - Rebecca MacKinnon
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. - Ambrose Bierce
War is a continuation of politics by other means.
Office Politics are worse than state politics.Try not to become a Wedge of it. - Mohith Agadi
Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. - Naomi Wolf
Promote the voluntary family; voluntarism is the only known cure for abuses of power - in politics, the economy or the family. - Stefan Molyneux
Politics is not about big money or power games; it's about the improvement of people's lives - Paul Wellstone
In the modern world, in which thousands of people are dying every hour as a consequence of politics, no writing anywhere can begin to be credible unless it is informed by political awareness and principles. Writers who have neither product utopian trash.
Politics is the art of the possible. - Otto Von Bismarck
The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.From a sermon given by in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925. - Frederick Lewis Donaldson
People who write about politics, whether on the left or the right, have a consistent bias: they take politics seriously. - Paul Graham
All efforts to make politics aesthetic culminate in one thing, war. - Walter Benjamin
Politics doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt politics. - Amit Kalantri
No terms, no conditions, no promises, no commitment, and no institution—but only another example of what happens when law and politics attempt to regulate a religious institution. - H. Kirk Rainer
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Politics does not concern itself who should rule us. It is about what kind of rule people should have. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Crime does not pay ... as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. - Charles Bukowski
Politics is theater. It doesn't matter if you win. You make a statement. You say, "I'm here, pay attention to me - Harvey Milk
We owe our loyalty to each other and to our children's children, not to party politics. - DaShanne Stokes
In a corrupt country, if you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience under control. - Miriam Defensor Santiago
War is merely the continuation of politics by other means - Carl von Clausewitz
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour
Religion is the politics of faith - pumpjackdude
Social dynamic theory is philosophy, not politics. There can't be only one correct answer, or there would only be one book." Sharon L Reddy, Worldcon, 1995. - Sharon L. Reddy
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. - Maria Montessori
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them. - Paul Valery
Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long. - Hunter S. Thompson
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. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
The justification of majority rule in politics is not to be found in its ethical superiority. - Walter Lippmann
Trust remains the coin of the realm in politics. A President who is trusted, by the people, by the congress, by the press, by foreign countries, is a President who can get a lot of good things done. - David Gergen
The concept of portraying evil and then destroying it - I know this is considered mainstream, but I think it is rotten. This idea that whenever something evil happens someone particular can be blamed and punished for it, in life and in politics is hopeless. - Hayao Miyazaki
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood. - Frank Herbert
Politics is a trivial diversion from the business of living. - Marty Rubin
I have come to realize that in life and politics, there is always more to take into consideration. - Michael Bronski
My political position springs from my being a novelist. In so far as I am concerned, politics and the novel are an indivisible case and I can categorically state that I became politically committed because I am a novelist, not the opposite. - غسان كنفاني
Politics is war without blood, while war is politics with blood. - Mao Tse-tung
DELEGATION, n. In American politics, an article of merchandise that comes in sets. - Ambrose Bierce
Politics are not a science based on logic; they are the capacity of always choosing at each instant, in constantly changing situations, the least harmful, the most useful. - Otto von Bismarck
I'm not naive or innocent, and neither are you, folks! We all know, to win in politics, you can't just be on the right team, fighting for the right thing and wanting to do a little bit of good for your fellow citizens. You've also got to be able to afford to compete. - Radwan Chowdhury
It’s so easy to lose faith and become lost in all of the politics of the world. That’s why we need the arts. To sublimate our frustration and anger into something beautiful. Freud called sublimation a virtuous defence mechanism because it is in the arts that we can find our humanity. - Kamand Kojouri
Politics is largely a matter of heart. - R. A. Butler
in our age there is no such thing as " keeping out of politics " all issues are political issues , and politics itself is a mass of lies , evasions , folly , hatred and . - George Orwell
There’s nothing like a friendly handshake to establish social cooperation, but the bonobo handshake takes erotic politics to a whole new level. - Dr Susan Block
Politics is a man in conflict with other men. Art is a man in conflict with himself. - Marty Rubin
When it comes to politics, "the facts far exceed our curiosity.""...A few executives here and there read them. The rest of us ignore them for the good and sufficient reason that we have other things to do.... - Walter Lippmann
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best. - Will Rogers
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
Emotion is a rotten base for politics.
But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology. - Max Born
If you 'don't do politics', trust me - politics will do you. - Christina Engela
We have fallen upon evil times and the world has waxed very old and wicked. Politics are very corrupt. Children are no longer respectful to their parents. - King Naram-Sin of Chaldea 3800 B.C. inscription found on an ancient tablet in a Constantinople meseu
If you think Hollywood is depressing and corrupt, politics is really depressing and corrupt -- and fueled even more than Hollywood by money -- if that's possible. - Ben Affleck
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever. - Albert Einstein
The political Greeders mindset wastes resources that could transform the future of tens of millions of people and the destinies of the countries.We need to rethink Leadership and politics. - Tony Dovale
Politics is applesauce. - Will Rogers
A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life. - Robert Byrne
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements and we get organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean S. Kamali
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements gives us organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean Kamali
the path of politics should be cleared with the sword of the constitution - king Annan
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record. - Ambrose Bierce
No wonder Americans hate politics when, year in and year out, they hear politicians make promises that won't come true because they don't even mean them - campaign fantasies that win elections but don't get nations moving again. - Bill Clinton
I have always noticed in politics how often men are ruined by having too good a memory. - Alexis De Tocqueville
Politics is clueless; I can claim -"I am a politician" only because I am not. - Munia Khan
The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion - Anthony Trollope
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains. - Walt Whitman
In the contexts of religion and politics, words are not regarded as standing, rather inadequately, for things and events; on the contrary, things and events are regarded as particular illustrations of words. - Aldous Huxley
From out there on the moon, international politics looks so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck, drag him a quarter of a million miles out, and say, 'Look at that, you son of a bitch. - Ed Mitchell
Power in society is achieved through control of the purse, pen, and politics. - Orrin Woodward
The difference between politics and religion is that the first makes it legal to hate, and makes the love of the second illegal. - Rebecca McKinsey
Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies. - Dalton Camp
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith
I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you. - Ann Richards
The government cannot love you, and any politics that works on a different assumption is destined for no good. - Jonah Goldberg
Politics isn't about big money or power games, it's about the improvement of people's lives. Paul Wellstone - Amy E. Black
Today, with the way things are in all circles, in soccer, in society, in politics, where it seems anything goes, a gesture of honesty goes down well. - Iván Fernández Anaya
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse-tung
Public strengthens politics but politics weakens public. - Amit Kalantri
Though some may think there should be a separation between art/music and politics, it should be reinforced that art can be a form of nonviolent protest. - Eddie Vedder
NGOs have a complicated space in neoliberal politics. They are supposed to mop up the anger. Even when they are doing good work, they are supposed to maintain the status quo. They are the missionaries of the corporate world. - Arundhati Roy
Business is boss, politics is servant. - Amit Kalantri
Nation needs soldiers, politics needs civilians. - Amit Kalantri
I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, and heaven without hell. - William Booth
International politics is never about democracy and human rights. It's about the interests of states. Remember that, no matter what you are told in history lessons. - Egon Bahr
407Justice was like coloured balls in a magician's hand, changing colour and shape all the time beneath the light of politics. - Qiu Xiaolong
I dream of a world where Science shapes the structure of a society, rather than politics. - Abhijit Naskar
ADMINISTRATION, n. An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due to the premier or president. A man of straw, proof against bad-egging and dead-catting. - Ambrose Bierce
Politics has never been for the thin-skinned or the faint of heart, and if you enter the arena , you should expect to get roughed up. Moreover, Democracy in a nation of more than 300 million people is inherently difficult. - Barack Obama
Publicity is the engine of politics. - H.W. Brands
Well, in war, you can only be killed once. But in politics, many times. - Winston S. Churchill
God is looking for sincere men he could send to politics to manage politics for him. - Sunday Adelaja
People need to get smart and understand that politics is a wrong bussiness for ugly people and those ugly people are "Politicians" so please do not trust politicians and do not have any faith in politic. - Arash Tabish
Who cares about politics when there are flames licking at your insides? - Karl Ove Knausgård
Every week I read about myself in a magazine, about something that I haven't done or some place that I've never been or don't even know. It's just gossip, rumors, egos, and politics. - Hilary Duff
If you need a reason to get involved in world politics, all you need to do is watch a playground of children for awhile. Imagine a world that happy and free all the time, that vision is the future worth fighting for. - Laurance Kitts
The 2016 USA presidential election race clarified how an evil Nazi dictator like Adolf Hitler was able to come to power in global politics. - Steven Magee
The suppression of uncomfortable ideasmay be common in religion and politics, but it is not the path to knowledge; it has no placein the endeavor of science. - Carl Sagan
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is. - Margaret Cho
If you're not turned on to politics, politics will turn on you. - Ralph Nader
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry. - Frank Zappa
Politics is not a picture on a wall or a television sitcom that you can decide you don't much care for. - Molly Ivins
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. - Henry Kissinger
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. - Pericles
Mary wasn't brilliant.She was a good woman who let her emotions guide her politics. She just couldn't help being for anybody who was agin something. - Murray Morgan
I have been unable to save much money in my life. I have been in politics, and in politics an honest man does not get rich. -Sam Rayburn (whose savings at his death totaled $15,000) - Robert Caro
The whole art of politics consists in directing rationally the irrationalities of men. - Reinhold Niebuhr
If you distance yourself from reality and just cling to cliches about democracy find yourself a different job than analyzing politics - Hany Ghoraba
presidents, when not outright telling lies, feel obliged to shade the truth most of the time. This is called politics; when a president lies successfully, he is called a statesman. - Gore Vidal
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Politics is a delicate art of saying what people want to hear and doing what people don't want to hear - Amit K Ghosh
Ultimately, totalitarianism is the only sort of politics that can truly serve the sky-god's purpose. Any movement of a liberal nature endangers his authority and that of his delegates on earth. One God, one King, one Pope, one master in the factory, one father-leader in the family at home. - Gore Vidal
I have not the least sympathy for these useless and destructive pastimes, football and politics. - César Aira
Politics is the pursuit of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men. - George Jean Nathan
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness, and worship without awareness. - Anthony de Mello
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is. - Mahatma Gandhi
To befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business & corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day. - Theodore Roosevelt
PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics. - Ambrose Bierce
The dreams we had of finding meaning and fulfillment through our jobs have faded into the reality of professional politics, burnout, boredom and intense competition. - Vicki Robin
How is it that when we see politics permeate every life sector we call it totalitarianism and when we see religion everywhere we call it theocracy, but when commerce dominates everything we call it liberty? - Benjamin Barber
A week is a long time in politics. - Harold Wilson
The opinions that are held with passion are always those for which no good ground exists; indeed the passion is the measure of the holders lack of rational conviction. Opinions in politics and religion are almost always held passionately. - Bertrand Russell
If god is the root cause for our degradation destroy that god. If it is religion destroy it. If it is Manu Darma, Gita, or any other Mythology (Purana), burn them to ashes. If it is temple, tank, or festival, boycott them. Finally if it is our politics, come forward to declare it openly. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher
Politics is like a branches on a tree, they all grow in different directions but their roots remain as one. - Saminu Kanti
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing,you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.The one that's out always looks the best - Will Rogers
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects. - Lester B. Pearson
Politics is just show business for ugly people. - Jay Leno
If politics were a musical, it would be "Promises, Promises". - Ronald Reagan
Politics and Sport were invented to give unknowledgeable people an opportunity to share their knowledge. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Identity politics divides us; fiction connects. One is interested in sweeping generalizations, the other in nuances. One draws boundaries, the other recognizes no frontiers. Identity politics is made of solid bricks; fiction is flowing water. - Elif Shafak
Politics is the art of saying well that which may or may not be true. - Orrin Woodward
In politics, nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli
Politics is an alternative to war and if you're in it, you live it as such. You win some & you lose at times. - Mamur Mustapha
Society is full of possibilities, is this possible to make all to think like children then there will be no politics. - Vikram Roy
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. - Reinhold Niebuhr
The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency. - Theodore Roosevelt
Nothing so removes a man from his inner, mysterious, real life, nothing makes him so deaf and dumb as the picture of these petty passions and petty crimes which calls itself the world of politics. - Vladimir Odoevsky
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one. - Plato
Like Aristotle, conservatives generally accept the world as it is; they distrust the politics of abstract reason that is, reason divorced from experience. - Benjamin Wiker
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important. - Eugene McCarthy
Politics are a lousy way for a free man to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort. - P. J. O'Rourke
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. - Ronald Reagan
In politics, the fruit always turns sour before it can turn ripe. - Marty Rubin
Politics determines who has the power, not who has the truth. - Paul Krugman
One must divide one's time between politics and equations. But our equations are much more important to me, because politics is for the present, while our equations are for eternity. - Albert Einstein
If I see darkness in politics I bring light to it. - Sunday Adelaja
Politics is killing religion. Religion has become a political tool of division rather than a divine tool of faith and unity. This attack of politics on religion is the real sin we are currently suffering from! - Mahmoud Own
Engineering is the continuation of politics by other means - Me, with a nod to Carl von Clausewitz
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. - Robert Louis Stevenson
RECOUNT, n. In American politics, another throw of the dice, accorded to the player against whom they are loaded. - Ambrose Bierce
In politics, absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out. - G. M. Trevelyan
In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte
In every area of politics, the goal is control. - R. A. Delmonico
Politics divides a nation, instead of bringing its people together. - Anonymous
The author relates George Bernard Shaw's sentiments that polite conversation excludes the only two subjects that matter, religion and politics. - Lyle Wesley Dorsett
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. - H. L. Mencken
TRUST, n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working men, widows of small means, orphans in the care of guardians and the courts, with many similar malefactors and public enemies. - Ambrose Bierce
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle. - Mahatma Gandhi
The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
Politics is the art of persuasion. Good ideas die because due to a lack of charisma or character. - A.E. Samaan
Politics is no exact science.
Politics, like insurance, security, pharmaceutical and religious institutions all work the same. They sell the idea of a threat along with the antidote. Marketing 101. - Tarryn Tomlinson
REPRESENTATIVE, n. In national politics, a member of the Lower House in this world, and without discernible hope of promotion in the next. - Ambrose Bierce
In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination. - Mark Twain
Politics is a country idiot capable of concentrating on only one thing at a time. - Robert Harris
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. - Ambrose Bierce
Take for instance, a society where the prevailing value system is that you only go into politics and leadership to serve and not to make money. In such a nation, people know that those who go into politics and leadership come out of it poorer than they went in. - Sunday Adelaja
Politics needs loyalty and patience yet it desires love, knowledge and dedication. - Oscar AULIQ-ICE Jr
In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves. - R. A. Butler
Politics is the science of getting more power than anyone deserves to have.
Politics exists in every organization, We can not deny - Avinash Advani
Patriotism, currently, is nothing but the deadly evolution of narrow minded politics which has distorted language. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
When bad news sells, money politics buys. - Toba Beta
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. - Plato
The rich control our politics to a huge extend. In return they get tax cuts and deregulation. It's been and is an amazing ride for the rich. - Jeffrey D. Sachs
Politics should 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. - Lucille Ball
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan
Politics [is] the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order. - Barry Goldwater
No sight better expresses the politics of aid, the dynamics of the West and the developing countries, than the image of children, happy or in need. - Zia Haider Rahman
Entrepreneurship is the use of self-interest in the service of others. Politics is the use of others in the service of self-interest. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
It is not our politicians who will lead the change. The only person who can change our politics is the engaged citizen. - Graham Steele
The most courageous act in politics is to try to understand your opponent. - Alain de Botton
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