Office Politics Quotes

There are but two means of locomotion to the top. Either people must like you so much that they push you there, or you, yourself, are so good that you push yourself there.

Gerald Sparrow

The person who says "I'm not political" is in great danger.... Only the fittest will survive, and the fittest will be the ones who understand their office's politics.

Jean Hollands

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

Ernest Benn

Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.

Eugene McCarthy

You had that action and counteraction which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers draws out the harmony of the universe.

Edmund Burke

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

DAVID WEBER

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

Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.

Mohandas Gandhi

Man is by nature a political animal.

Aristotle

Politics is the art of the possible.

Otto Von Bismarck

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

Henry Kissinger

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

THOMAS JEFFERSON

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

Winston Churchill

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.

Ronald Reagan

Politics is largely a matter of heart.

R. A. Butler

Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.

Vera Brittain

Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.

Alfred E. Newman

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Updated On : April 05, 2011
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