Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy
I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you.
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
We believe that to err is human. To blame it on someone else is politics.
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all the management of human affairs.
Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself
It is necessary to take an active part in†politics†to observe how often the welfare of the party organization is put before the issues, even before the welfare of the commonwealth.
On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity.
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness
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
In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn.
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.
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.