Politics Quotes

The public seldom forgive twice.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
Bad politics make for bad morals.
- Joseph Brodsky
Politics makes strange bedfellows.
- Charles Dudley Warner
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Party honesty is party expediency.
- Grover Cleveland
A week is a long time in politics.
- Harold Wilson
There is no gambling like politics.
- Benjamin Disraeli
In politics nothing is contemptible.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Man is by nature a political animal.
- Aristotle
Politics are not my arena. Music is.
- Aretha Franklin
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Under every stone lurks a politician.
- Aristophanes
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
- Abraham Lincoln
Half a truth is better than no politics.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Politics are not the task of a Christian.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Finality is not the language of politics.
- Benjamin Disraeli
In politics the middle way is none at all.
- John Adams
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
- Harry S Truman
Politics is the womb in which war develops.
- Carl von Clausewitz
In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
- J. William Fulbright
Is there decency left in American politics?
- Byron Dorgan
As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
- Daniel J. Boorstin
There might be some serious fun in politics.
- Hunter S. Thompson
The secret of getting things done is to act!
- Dante Alighieri
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
- Lester B. Pearson
A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
- Albert Pike
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
- Jeff Rich
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
- Henry Adams
The art of politics is knowing what to do next.
- James P. Cannon
Politics is just show business for ugly people.
- Jay Leno
The politics of judges is getting to be red hot.
- Lindsey Graham
In football, as in politics, resilience pays off.
- George Osborne
I could really see myself in politics. Who knows?
- Hope Hicks
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry.
- Frank Zappa
People feel politics isn't about their lives.
- David Miliband
To err is human. To blame someone else is politics.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
- Khalil Gibran
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
- Carl von Clausewitz
Politics is the art of controlling your environment.
- Hunter S. Thompson
Talk politics, talk about study and talk positively.
- Jiang Zemin
I would prefer not to be involved in party politics.
- George Soros
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
There is a thin line between politics and theatricals.
- Julian Bond
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
- Emma Goldman
There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand.
- Annie Besant
Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did.
- Jimmy Durante
Where there is politics or economics, there is no morality.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.
- Herbert Hoover
China's stock market is inextricably tied to politics.
- Kenneth Fisher
He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
- Henry Adams
Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois.
- Dick Durbin
Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world.
- Emma Goldman
Economics, politics, and personalities are often inseparable.
- Charles Edison
Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
- Albert Einstein
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
- A. J. Liebling
All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats.
- Groucho Marx
Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
- George Will
Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.
- Groucho Marx
Sometimes music isn't the way to talk politics, you know?
- Gary Rossington
But I don't need to use politics as a way of making money.
- Imran Khan
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle
Sexism is alive and well in politics, as it is in all industries.
- Kirsten Gillibrand
I know more about wheat and olive trees than I do about politics.
- Ariel Sharon
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
- Charles de Gaulle
Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.
- Jimmy Carter
Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas.
- Lewis Black
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Henry Adams
I tend to avoid televisions, politics, and places with velvet ropes.
- Demetri Martin
Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
- John F. Kennedy
I follow politics very closely. I read several newspapers every day.
- Fernando Botero
In politics, the people I most despise are those who have no values.
- Diane Abbott
Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.
- George Will
I don't think we have the right haircut or tattoos for politics.
- Al Jourgensen
A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
- Carter Glass
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
- Aesop
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
- Alexis de Tocqueville
Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
- Lady Bird Johnson
We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.
- Kin Hubbard
I will never retire from politics, the revolution, or the ideas I have.
- Fidel Castro
That, sir, depends on whether I embrace your mistress or your politics.
- John Wilkes
For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
- John W. Gardner
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
- John Adams
The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary.
- Gloria Steinem
The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.
- Clare Boothe Luce
In Washington, DC, politics dominate even the most casual conversations.
- Armstrong Williams
There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
A purely objective viewpoint does not exist in the cosmos or in politics.
- Howard Fineman
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
- Fidel Castro
The military destabilised my government on politically motivated charges.
- Benazir Bhutto
Much publishing is done through politics, friends, and natural stupidity.
- Charles Bukowski
All art is political in the sense that it serves someone's politics.
- August Wilson
A lot of people like a lot of money. They shouldn't go into politics.
- Jose Mujica
You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt.
- Daniel Hannan
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
- Jonathan Swift
Politics is the most corrupt profession on Earth, no matter where you are.
- Charles Dance
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
- Henry Kissinger
In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy.
- Brian Mulroney
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
- Bernard Baruch
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
- Honore de Balzac
In politics, yesterday's lie is attacked only to flatter today's.
- Jean Rostand
You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.
- Jackie Kennedy
Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
You may not be thinking about politics, but politics is thinking about you.
- Kerry Washington
Telling the truth, and confronting the challenge, is what politics is about.
- Johann Lamont
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
- Aristotle
I'm into politics, and I love watching the heavier news magazine shows.
- Chelsea Handler
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
- Erich Fromm