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

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

We need the highest activity, true workers politics!
Otto Braun

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

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

Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics.
Ann Richards

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

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

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

From politics and business to music and food to culture, African-Americans have helped to shape our state's colourful past and its future.
Mary Landrieu

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

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

A sporting system is the by-product of society and its political system, and it is just boyhood dreaming to suppose you can ever take politics out of sport.
Peter Hain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A week is a long time in politics.
Harold Wilson

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

Maybe I wasn't as driven by politics as I thought I was.
William Hague

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

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, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Adams

A blend of continuity and change which is a difficult balancing act to strike in politics [on what GB will bring to the leadership of the Labour party]
Liam Byrne

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

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

Robin Cook's contribution to British politics was immense. He was a politician of principle who fought hard for the things he believed in. He will be greatly missed. [on Robin Cook]
Michael Howard

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

History is past politics, and politics is present history (Methods of Historical Study)
E A Freeman

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

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

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

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

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

The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'
Larry Hardiman

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

Politics is definitely overrated, sometimes it is best simply to try to do away with it as much as possible.
Henry Jackson

Keep Darwinian thinking out of cosmology, out of psychology, out of human culture, out of ethics, politics, and religion!
Daniel Dennett

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Without alienation, there can be no politics.
Arthur Miller

Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Mao Tse-Tung



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