Politics Quotes

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.

Groucho Marx

Liberalism is Rationalism in politics.

Francis P. Yockey

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.

Chris Patten

Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments

Isaac Asimov

The awareness that we are all human beings together has become lost in war and through politics

Albert Schweitzer

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

Lyndon B. Johnson

As we watch the sun go down, evening after evening, through the smog across the poisoned watchers of our native earth, we must ask ourselves seriously whether we really wish some future universal historian on another planet to say about us: "With all their genius and with all their skill, they ran out of foresight and air and food and water and ideas," or, "They went on playing politics until their world collapsed around them."

U Thant

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.

John Adams

Music will always find its way to us, with or without business, politics, religion, or any other bullshit attached. Music survives everything, and like God, it is always present. It needs no help, and suffers no hindrance.

Eric Clapton

Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.

Naomi Klein

Politics is not a matter of ruling over the people or of exercising power. Politics is performance of service to people, contributing to the welfare of the people.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

Its time to rescue "intelligent design" from the politics of religion. There are too many riddles not yet answered by either biology or the Bible, and by asking them honestly, without foregone conclusions, science could take a huge leap forward.

Deepak Chopra

Revolution: in politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.

Ambrose Bierce

In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads to usefulness as well as distinction

John George Nicolay

We are allowed to question people about their politics or ethics and expect them to defend their beliefs, or at least hold their own in any other important matter by recourse to evidence, yet somehow on the massive subject of God and how he might have us behave, all rational discussion must stop the moment we hear 'I believe'.

Derren Victor Brown

War is the continuation of politics by other means

Karl Von Clausewitz

Politics seems much less important today. When you see your young daughter smiling as she was, and moving around, it's a superb feeling.

James Gordon Brown

The great difficulty with politics is, that there are no established principles.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In Slaka, sex is just politics with the clothes off.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

We must move into the universe. Mankind must save itself. We must escape the danger of war and politics. We must become astronauts and go out into the universe and discover the God in ourselves.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Truth is a lagging indicator in politics.

James Bovard

India and China offer intriguing mirror images. Modern India has long been open politically and, until recently, closed economically. Modern China has opened economically, but remains politically closed. The comparison reveals that, while politics and economics can never fully be separated, political openness is a better guarantor of long-term stability than economic openness.

Ian Bremmer

An emerging market is a country where politics matters at least as much as economics to the market.

Ian Bremmer

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy

Martin L. Gross
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