Office Politics Quotes

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

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.

Winston Churchill

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

Plato

It is a maxim, founded on the universal experience of mankind, that no nation is to be trusted farther than it is bound by its interest; and no prudent statesman or politician will venture to depart from it.

GEORGE WASHINGTON

If a political party does not have its foundation in the determination to advance a cause that is right and that is moral, then it is not a political party; it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Will Rogers

Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.

Mark B. Cohen

In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.

Winston Churchill

When you start looking for some politician's footprints on the sands of time, steer for the mudholes first.

ROBERT ELLIOTT GONZALES

A political leader is necessarily an imposter since he believes in solving life's problems without asking its question.

André Malraux

Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.

Winston Churchill

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.

Henry Adams

Politics ... regarded as the study and pursuit of the true, enduring good of a community, as the application of great and unchangeable principles to public affairs, is a noble sphere of thought and action; but politics, in its common sense, or considered as the invention of temporary shifts, as the playing of a subtle game, as the tactics of party for gaining power and the spoils of office, and for elevating one set of men above another, is a paltry and debasing concern.

WILLIAM E. CHANNING

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Updated On : April 05, 2011
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