Politics Quotes

Politics is largely a matter of heart.

R. A. Butler

Politics are always a struggle for power, disguised and modified by prudence, reason and moral pretext.

William Hurrell Mallock

If I seem to take part in politics, it is only because politics encircles us today like the coil of a snake from which one cannot get out, no matter how much one tries. I wish therefore to wrestle with the snake.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

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.

Oscar Ameringer

Today, we must look to the city of Las Vegas, Nevada as a metaphor of our national character and aspiration, its symbol a thirty-foot high cardboard picture of a slot machine and a chorus girl. For Las Vegas is a city entirely devoted to the idea of entertainment, and as such proclaims the spirit of a culture in which all public discourse increasingly takes the form of entertainment. Our politics, our religion, news, athletics, education and commerce have been transformed into congenial adjuncts of show business, largely without protest or even much popular notice.

NEIL POSTMAN

In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken," and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.

Carl Sagan

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.

Charles de Gaulle

History without politics descends to mere Literature.

Sir John Robert Seely

War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.

Alfred Adler

I have to say that I dont find South Park very funny. Its not the politics. I always saw it as stoner animation and it just left me cold.

Ted Rall

In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination.

Mark Twain

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you

Pericles

Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.

Winston Churchill

Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low

Wallace Sayre

Anyone who says they are not interested in politics is like a drowning man who insists he is not interested in water.

Unknown

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

Oscar Ameringer

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.

Will Rogers

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Politics, n: Poly "many" + tics "blood-sucking parasites

Larry Hardiman

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.

Albert Einstein

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.

Earnest Benn

Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.

Henri Queuille

Three months is a lifetime in politics

Barack Obama

After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on -- have found that none of these satisfy, or permanently wear -- what remains? Nature remains.

Walt Whitman
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