Politics Quotes

Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Will Rogers
John george diefenbake - the liberals are the flying saucers of politics....

John kenneth galbraith - nothing is so admirable in politics as a short...
I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
Harold Macmillan, British prime minister (1957 - 1963)
J. k. galbraith - politics is not the art of the possible. it...
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 when I am in it, makes me sick.
Edward De Bono
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
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
Emotion is a rotten base for politics.
Dick Francis
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 stupidity is not a handicap.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out.
G. M. Trevelyan
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
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
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Val? ry
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
Vera Brittaiin
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
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
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 the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.
Barry Goldwate
War is a continuation of politics by other means.
Carl Von Clausewitz, quoted by Gene Hackman in "Crimson Tide".
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski
In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.
Roy Hattersley
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
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 01 - 18 - 04
In politics I am growing indifferent - - I would like it, if I could now return to my planting and books at home.
Francois Arouet
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 largely a matter of heart.
R. A. Butle
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 is made up largely of irrelevancies.
Dalton Camp
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, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
Ambrose Bierce
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... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Brooks Adams