Politics Quotes

I have no political aspirations, although a lot of people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand.

Rita Mero

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.

David Brooks

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

Mahatma Gandhi

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Henry Kissinger

Without alienation, there can be no politics.

Arthur Miller

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.

Mark Udall

Tenacity is a certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin of the realm. It attains its highest development in the hand of authority and is considered a serviceable equipment for a career in politics.

Ambrose Bierce

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.

Charles Edison

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

Woodrow Wilson

In his farewell address, George Washington warned the people about political parties. Now we see how both Democrats and Republicans have conspired to reduce democratic participation. If this is the best the Democrats and Republicans have to offer, it's time to look elsewhere. . . . Politics should be the prism for our most noble intentions.

Marianne Williamson

Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all the management of human affairs.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains. Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend.

David Trimble

Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.

Mario Puzo

We believe that to err is human. To blame it on someone else is politics.

Hubert H. Humphrey

Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.

Vera Brittain

You can't leave politics out of anything that emanates from Washington, D.C.,

Ralph Hall

Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.

Ambrose Bierce

Politics have no relation to morals.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Politics is the food of sense exposed to the hunger of folly.

FULKE GREVILLE

There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money ... and I can't remember what the other one is.

F. PAUL WILSON

Politics is the art of the possible.

Otto Von Bismarck

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.

Winston Churchill

Politics ... was at least half a question of proper stage management. And the higher the stakes, the more critical that management became.

DAVID WEBER

There are no politics in war. Politics is the luxury of the safe-at-home. War is a lottery of survival.

John Cory
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