America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
I have no political aspirations, although a lot of people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand.
Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future.
Giving votes in exchange for ideological support. To wit: identity politics for homosexuals.
It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing
Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.
In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn.
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics.
A dictatorship is a country where they have taken the politics out of the politics.
Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.
There are no true friends in politics.
Politics is the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.