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One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.
Donald Trump

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.
Dwight Eisenhower

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

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

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

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

Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
Malcolm Forbes

The movies were custard compared to politics.
Nancy Reagan

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

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.
Ernest Benn

The Commons is one of the most depressing and intellectually unstimulating places in the country. [On the state of British politics]
Clare Short

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

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

Turn on, tune in, and drop out (The Politics of Ecstacy)
Timothy Leary

Doing politics in a democracy costs money for campaigning and getting our message across and that's what we intend to do.
Hazel Blears

Politics governs everything we do - the games we play, the way we play them, who we play.
John Arlott

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

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

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

They say that politics is show business for ugly people, but as I always crack, what would I know about that? I like a challenge
George Galloway

In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.
H G Wells

Without alienation, there can be no politics.
Arthur Miller

The challenge now is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible.
Hilary Clinton

The movies were custard compared to politics.
Nancy Reagan

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

Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will.
Mikhail A Bakunin

Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Erma Bombeck

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

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
Galbraith

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

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
Ambrose Bierce

I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country.
Tony Blair

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

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

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

I've always wanted to serve my country in some capacity. But many years ago, my father said he wanted me to run the brewery and he'd do politics.
Pete Coors

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

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
Reinhold Niebuhr

I agree with you that in politics the middle way is no way at all.
John Adams

Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Edmund Burke

A week is a long time in politics.
Harold Wilson

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

Good government is good politics.
Richard J Daley

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

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

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

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

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



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