Politics Quotes

Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies.
Dalton Camp
Wendell phillips - difference of religion breeds more quarrels than...

Kirk brothers, the revolutionary right - politics is the science of getting more power...
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
Richard buckminster fulle - the end move in politics is always to pick up a...
Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.
Joseph Sobran

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
War is a continuation of politics by other means.
Carl Von Clausewitz, quoted by Gene Hackman in "Crimson Tide".
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
The teaching of politics is that the Government, which was set for protection and comfort of all good citizens, becomes the principal obstruction and nuisance with which we have to contend? The cheat and bully and malefactor we meet everywhere is the Government.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journal, 1860
Politics is the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.
Barry Goldwate
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery, Tel Quel 2 (1943)
What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those.
Gilbert Highet
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
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
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 when I am in it, makes me sick.
Edward De Bono
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Brooks Adams
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Henry Adams
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
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
Lester B. Pearson
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Mao Tse - Tung
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
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.
John Berge
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles De Gaulle
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
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 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
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski
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
In politics I am growing indifferent - - I would like it, if I could now return to my planting and books at home.
Francois Arouet
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Chanowski
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Adams
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Julius Henry Marx
Crime does not pay... as well as politics.
Alfred E. Newman
Politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - - Marriage does.
Groucho Marx