Politics Quotes

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
Paul val? ry - politics is the art of preventing people from...

Mahatma gandhi - there are seven sins in the world: wealth without...
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Emmeline pankhurst - the argument of the broken pane of glass is the...
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Julius Henry Marx

Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
Ambrose Bierce
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Henry Adams
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
Politics is the art of the possible.
Otto Von Bismarck, remark, Aug. 11, 1867
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
J. K. Galbraith
War is a continuation of politics by other means.
Carl Von Clausewitz, quoted by Gene Hackman in "Crimson Tide".
To succeed in politics, it is often necessary to rise above your principles.
Anon.
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
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Mao Tse - Tung
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 01 - 18 - 04
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Plato
I wish that all Americans would realize that American politics is world politics.
Theodore Roosevelt
In politics I am growing indifferent - - I would like it, if I could now return to my planting and books at home.
Francois Arouet
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Adams
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
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
Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies.
Dalton Camp
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
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 applesauce.
Will Rogers
To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglers in politics as well as morals.
William Penn
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery, Tel Quel 2 (1943)
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Herbert Marshall McLuhan
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
For the ordinary man is passive. Within a narrow circle home life, and perhaps the trade unions or local politics he feels himself master of his fate, but against major events he is as helpless as against the elements. So far from endeavouring to influence the future, he simply lies down and lets things happen to him.
George Orwell
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Plato
In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
John Kenneth Galbraith
My final warning to you is always pay for your own drinks. All the scandals in the world of politics today have their cause in the despicable habit of swallowing free drinks.
Y. Yakigawa
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski
Politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - - Marriage does.
Groucho Marx