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

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

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

In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.
Roy Hattersley

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

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

Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.
Pope John Paul II

I am in politics because I have a strong belief in the equal worth of every child.
Ruth Kelly

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

Without alienation, there can be no politics.
Arthur Miller

Growing older, I have lost the need to be political, which means... the need to be left. I am driven to grudging toleration of the Conservative Party because it is the party of non-politics, of resistance to politics.
Kingsley Amis

I am not, and never have been, a man of the right. My position was on the left and is now in the centre of politics.
Sir Oswald Mosley

She worked hard to be as inclusive as possible and encouraged those who were at the edge of society and politics to become involved to change things for the better [on Mo Mowlam]
Peter Hain

Confound their politics,
Frustrate their knavish tricks.
Henry Carey

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

An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics.
Adlai Stevenson

As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
Pierre De Beaumarchais

America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
David Brooks

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

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
Galbraith

Politics in America is the binding secular religion.
Theodore H White

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

Politics is the art of the next best.
Otto Von Bismarck

None of us believe countering terrorism is about party politics
David Blunkett

Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery

Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan

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

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

The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuble argument in modern politics.
Emmeline Pankhurst

The more you read about politics, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other
Will Rogers

We mean by 'politics' the people's business - the most important business there is.
Adlai Stevenson

Here are a list of Quotes from the delightful Northern Irish Comedian Danny McCrossan

Even the most powerful lie detector invented couldn’t drag a secret out of a woman, however, women rarely have lunch with lie detectors… - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian

See women need to talk because they feel like they have to have adequate levels of communication in order to sustain a healthy and open relationship, whereas men are only driven to speak because of matters beyond their control, like not being able to find clean socks. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

In Pagan times, uninspired people made sacrifices at the altar, and today, thanks to marraige, many still do. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

When women are bored they do the usual things, they eat, they go shopping, they neurotically judge the looks of other women, but men, men invade another country! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Anything that I’ve ever done that ended up worthwhile, initially scared me to death. Wether it was walking out on stage for that very first time, or asking a girl to include me in her plans for the future, but you know what, You have to risk everything sometimes or you risk even more. It’s not the challenges we face that define us, it’s the actions we take. - Danny McCrossan -Northern irish Comedian.

Everyone had big plans for me when I was younger, it was a cliche “Danny can do anything he wants to do” So I did the only thing I ever thought was worthwhile, bring laughter into the world. How I came to been seen as somewhat of a dissapointment to all those people who had made plans for me, well that still makes me chuckle. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

You learn alot in your teenage years, for instance I learned that if you’re ever being chased by a police dog, try not to go through a little tunnel, then onto a mini seesaw and then jump through a ring of fire, they’ve trained for that y’see. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Asking people in Northern Ireland what they think of politics is like asking the Jews what they think of Hitler. - Danny MCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

There are too many warnings on packaging these days - defrost before eating - Use as directed - I mean, what’s next, you buy a packet of condoms, warning - may contain nuts! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I say don’t conform, don’t allow yourself to be pigeon holed, it’s no good for the soul, and the pigeon doesn’t enjoy it either. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I remember how nervous I was my very first gig and I remember when I walked out on stage and spoke those words, how the audience laughed and laughed. I swore, there and then, that one day I would have my revenge. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

The sign said “This door to remain closed at all times” Correct me if I’m wrong, but doesn’t that defeat the purpose of a door? - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.
Danny McCrossan

Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed. [Does that explain politicians?]
Hans Enzensberger

Seb Coe is a Yorkshireman. So he's a complete bastard and will do weill in politics.
Daley Thompson

You soon get thick skinned when you are in politics, but you do not have to be thick skinned to be involved in politics at every level.
Mike Huckabee

Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.
Otto Von Bismarck

Those who would tread politics and morality apart will never understand the one or the other
John Morley

If I seem to take part in politics, it is only because politics encircles us today like the coil of a snake from which one cannot get out, no matter how much one tries. I wish therefore to wrestle with the snake.
Mahatma Gandhi

It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it.
Florence E Allen

I don't think at my age... you can start ruling people out in politics.
Kenneth Clarke

You can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook.
Harry S Truman

There are no friends at cards or world politics.
Finley Dunne

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles De Gaulle

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

Nothing is irreparable in politics.
Jean Anouilh

Public life is regarded as the crown of a career, and to young men it is the worthiest ambition. Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure.
Pat Riley

In politics you must always keep running with the pack.
R A Butler

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
Oscar Ameringer

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

Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.
C Northcote Parkinson



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