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Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world.
Emma Goldman

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

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

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

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

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

Without alienation, there can be no politics.
Arthur Miller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

He brings to the fierce struggle of politics the tepid enthusiasm of a lazy summer afternoon at a cricket match
Aneurin Bevan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
T S Eliot

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

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

They took us out to dinner and interrogated us in a friendly way about life in England and what we thought and politics [on an apparent KGB interview he had!]
David Cameron

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

Confound their politics,
Frustrate their knavish tricks.
Henry Carey

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

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

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

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



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