Politics Quotes

Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long.
Hunter S. Thompson
William allen white - from 4 to 6 percent of the presidential office is...

Robert louis stevenson - politics is perhaps the only profession for which...
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
R. a. butle - politics is largely a matter of heart....
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 are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
Vera Brittaiin
What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those.
Gilbert Highet
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Plato
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Val? ry
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Mao Tse - Tung
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out.
G. M. Trevelyan
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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
In politics I am growing indifferent - - I would like it, if I could now return to my planting and books at home.
Francois Arouet
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Plato
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
Lester B. Pearson
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Wendell Phillips
Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
Ambrose Bierce
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
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
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.
Henry Louis Mencken
Politics is the art of the possible. originally, Die Politik ist die Lehre von M? glichen.
Otto von Bismarck
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 Ameringe
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
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
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
J. K. Galbraith
The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
Emmeline Pankhurst
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
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski
Politics is no exact science.
Otto von Bismark
About the rhinoceros Here is an animal with a hide two feet think and no apparent interest in politics. What a waste.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Adams
Politics when I am in it, makes me sick.
Edward De Bono
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 01 - 18 - 04
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery, Tel Quel 2 (1943)
It is a curious fact that when we get sick we want an uncommon doctor... When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man.
Herbert Clark Hoove
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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