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

Politics, where fat, bald, disagreeable men, unable to be candidates themselves, teach a president how to act on a public stage.
Jimmy Breslin

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

A week is a long time in politics.
Harold 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

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

Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

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

In politics, there is no use looking beyond the next fortnight
Neville Chamberlain

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

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

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
Ralph Nader

England is unrivalled for two things - sport and politics.
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Without alienation, there can be no politics.
Arthur Miller

I'm not a politician of your ordinary type. Most politicians - and most politics - are boring.... I don't think I am boring
George Galloway

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

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

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

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

In politics, as on the sickbed, people toss from side to side, thinking they will be more comfortable.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I wish he did his politics like his bowling. He would be a lot easier to beat. [on Prime Minister John Howard's offbreaks.]
Mark Latham

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

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

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

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

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

Politics is not an exact science.
Otto Von Bismarck

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

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

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

Whatever I do afterwards [after politics], it has to have real purpose to it
Tony Blair

I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
Harold McMillan

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

Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.
Ronald Reagan

First rule of politics: you can't win unless you're on the ballot. Second rule: If you run, you may lose. And, if you tie, you do not win.
Donald Rumsfeld

Politics is not my domain. Charity, and charity alone, is my obsession.
Sister Consuelo Murphy

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

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

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

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small
Henry Kissinger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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