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The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt.
Konrad Adenauer

There's a hell of a lot of politics in football.
Tommy Docherty

He made an enormous contribution to British politics in opposition and in government [on Robin Cook]
John Prescott

Politics is not an exact science.
Otto Von Bismarck

Nothing is irreparable in politics.
Jean Anouilh

Say that cricket has nothing to do with politics and you say that cricket has nothing to do with life.
John Arlott

You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain.
Stanley Baldwin

I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.
Lyndon Johnson

We put the politics of conscience in the spot light.
Andrew Neil

Overall his period in office can only be characterised as a decade of missed opportunities in which the hopes of the British people for a new kind of politics were shattered [on Tony Blair]
Sir Menzies Campbell

Politics isn't about left versus right; it's about top versus bottom.
Jim Hightower

War is nothing but a continuation of politics with the admixture of other means (Vom Kriege)
Karl Von Clausewitz

Anybody who doesn't know that politics is crime has got a few screws loose. [On the true nature of politics]
James Ellroy

There are no politics in war. Politics is the luxury of the safe-at-home. War is a lottery of survival.
John Cory

I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
Lord Byron

The Liberals are the flying saucers of politics. No one can make head nor tail of them and they never are seen twice in the same place.
John G Diefenbaker

We made a promise to ourselves at the beginning of the process that we weren't going to put any of our own politics, our own messages or our own themes into these movies. What we were trying to do was to analyze what was important to Tolkien and to try to honor that. In a way, we were trying to make these films for him, not for ourselves.
Peter Jackson

A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.
Theodore Roosevelt

I thought it would be a good idea to go into Politics, maybe I am a little old... but you know... I'd love to be Chancellor of the Exchequer - That way I'll be united with my money!
Ken Dodd

I was actually smiling, talking to one of my colleagues about my new baby... It was nothing to do with politics [on grinning in his car]
Gordon Brown

Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow the skunks to choose the weapons.
Joe Cannon

Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Marshall McLuhan

There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory.
Mario Cuomo

In their obsession with turning comedy into a branc of left wing politics, they forgot that the only point of comedy is to make people laugh.
Bernard Manning

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

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.
Theodore H White

I have certainly not got re-elected to retire, and I shall certainly start trying to push my influence in politics as far as I possibly can
Kenneth Clarke

I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
Margaret Thatcher

The movies were custard compared to politics.
Nancy Reagan

A baby changes your dinner party conversation from politics to poops [very pleasant thanks for that mental image Maurice!]
Maurice Johnstone

Politics is like boxing - you try to knock out your opponents.
Idi Amin

The bedfellows politics made are never strange. It only seems that way to those who have not watched the courtship.
Marcel Achard

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is a temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship
James Russell Lowell

In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
Tocqueville

I think he needs time to think about the contribution he can make - I think he can make a very big contribution to British politics [on defeated elder brother David]
Ed Miliband

When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn you could take from journalism.
Jim Hightower

You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski

Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.
Woodrow Wilson

We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism.
August Bebel

She displayed great courage and deep humanity both in her public life in politics and privately coping with her prolonged medical condition [Mo Mowlam]
Charles Kennedy

Return to the fundamentals of politics - sell our story door to door.
Richard J Daley

I think Ralph Nader is the biggest liar in American politics when he said it didn't matter who was president.
James Carville

There are some remarkable parallels between basketball and politics.
Margaret Thatcher

'If you're writing songs, there are two things that you just don't write about: politics and religion. We write about both.'
Bono

Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics
Wendell Phillips

In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn.
Larry Summers

So the major obstacle to the development of new supplies is not geology but what happens above ground: international affairs, politics, investment and technology
Daniel Yergin

It is not telling the truth that makes politics seem negative, that makes people think all politicians do not tell the truth.
Michael Howard

I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Adlai Stevenson

Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation.
Larry Flynt



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