Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.
Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
Politics, n: Poly "many" + tics "blood-sucking parasites
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
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
Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.
History without politics descends to mere Literature.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.
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.
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for we get rid of cant and hypocrisy.
We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy
Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.
One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President
That's what I'm opposed to. A dumb war. A rash war. A war based not on reason but on passion, not on principle but on politics.
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles
Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.
Liberalism is Rationalism in politics.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.