Politics Quotes

Politics is the art of the possible.
Otto Von Bismarck, remark, Aug. 11, 1867
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Anon. - to succeed in politics, it is often necessary to...
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Henry Adams
J. k. galbraith - politics is not the art of the possible. it...
Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow the skunks to choose the weapons.
Lester R Bittel

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
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
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
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
Fawn M. Brodie
The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
Emmeline Pankhurst
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Adams
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
Peggy Noonan
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace in a continual state of alarm and hence clamorous to be led to safety by menacing them with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken
The Liberals are the flying saucers of politics. No one can make head nor tail of them and they never are seen twice in the same place.
John George Diefenbake
What we won when all of our people united... must not be lost in suspicion and distrust and selfishness and politics. ... Accordingly, I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as president.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Mao Tse - Tung
What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those.
Gilbert Highet
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. Butle
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.
James Barrett Scotty Reston
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Wendell Phillips
Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.
Joseph Sobran
From 4 to 6 percent of the presidential office is not in administration but in morals, politics, and spiritual leadership. He has to guide a people in the greatest adventure ever undertaken on the planet.
William Allen White
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 are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
Vera Brittaiin
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
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
General Karl Von Clausewitz, Book: "On War".
Those who do not do politics will be done in by politics.
French Prove
I wish that all Americans would realize that American politics is world politics.
Theodore Roosevelt
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
John Adams
Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies.
Dalton Camp
War is a continuation of politics by other means.
Carl Von Clausewitz, quoted by Gene Hackman in "Crimson Tide".
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long.
Hunter S. Thompson
In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.
Roy Hattersley