Politics Quotes

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
John Kenneth Galbraith
George orwell - for the ordinary man is passive. within a narrow...

Mohandas karamchand gandhi - those who say religion has nothing to do with...
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
Barry goldwate - politics is the art of achieving the maximum...
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 conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.
Joseph Sobran
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Wendell Phillips
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
Those who do not do politics will be done in by politics.
French Prove
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Henry Adams
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Julius Henry Marx
I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
Harold Macmillan, British prime minister (1957 - 1963)
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
Henry Kissinge
In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.
Roy Hattersley
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
War is a continuation of politics by other means.
Carl Von Clausewitz, quoted by Gene Hackman in "Crimson Tide".
Politics is the art of the possible. originally, Die Politik ist die Lehre von M? glichen.
Otto von Bismarck
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
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
To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglers in politics as well as morals.
William Penn
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski
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
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
Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed he who fears corruption fears life.
Saul David Alinsky
Crime does not pay... as well as politics.
Alfred E. Newman
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
Vera Brittaiin
The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
Emmeline Pankhurst
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery, Tel Quel 2 (1943)
In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.
Napoleon Bonaparte
In politics I am growing indifferent - - I would like it, if I could now return to my planting and books at home.
Francois Arouet
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Chanowski
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Will Rogers
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Plato
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
Politics is applesauce.
Will Rogers
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