Politics Quotes

Under every stone lurks a politician.

Aristophanes

Politics is history in the present tense.

John P. Avlon

Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.

Fawn McKay Brodie

Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.

Vera Mary Brittain

I think we are suffering from political impotence. We need political Viagra.

Hugo Chavez

A political candidate who jumps to conclusions without knowing the facts is not a person you want as your commander in chief.

George Walker Bush

There's no such thing as a genius in politics, or at least I have never met one. There are only human beings, some better than others, who rise or fall on the challenges they meet.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

To be frank, politics is about wanting power, getting it, exercising it, and keeping it.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

The art of politics is learning to walk with your back to the wall, your elbows high, and a smile on your face. It's a survival game played under the glare of lights.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Most Canadians don't understand the House of Commons. They turn on their televisions, see us yelling at one another, and dismiss us as a bunch of fools.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Politics is a game of friends.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous ... [I]n war, you can only be killed once. But in politics many times.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Politics is ugly. Never doubt what small men will do for great power.

Paolo Bacigalupi

All politicians are humble, and seldom let you forget it. They go around the country boasting about their humility. They are proud of their humility. Many are downright arrogant about their humility and insist that it qualifies them to be President.

Russell Baker

When a nations young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.

Henry Ward Beecher

The extreme form of this expropriation of the Common is the spectacle, that is, the politics we live in.

Giorgio Agamben

They have only three tactics: S.I.N. They shift the subject, they ignore the facts, and they name-call. Am I right? That's all they do.

Herman Cain

A Parliament speaking through reporters to Buncombe and the twenty-seven millions, mostly fools.

Thomas Carlyle

Politics these days is a disgusting game of mud-slinging, filled with selfish people with selfish aims. I'm very glad I've retired away from the hustle and bustle of Whitehall.

Dr Munir Butt

The question is, who ought to make that decision? The Congress or the commanders? And as you know, my position is clear I'm a commander guy.

George Walker Bush

I believe it is the job of a President to confront problems, not pass them on to future Presidents and future generations.

George Walker Bush

Politics has rough manners, but it is a very useful thing.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

Where government is impossible, politics is impossible.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

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