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There are no politics in war. Politics is the luxury of the safe-at-home. War is a lottery of survival.
John Cory

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

One lesson you'd better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the president.
Lyndon Johnson

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

Politics is not an exact science.
Otto Von Bismarck

A week is a long time in politics.
Harold Wilson

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

Politics is a life sentence. It's an obsessive, all-demanding, utterly fascinating, totally committing profession - stimulating, satisfying, stretching.
Michael Heseltine

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

In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
Winston Churchill

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

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

In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
Walter Landor

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

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

I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confound their politics,
Frustrate their knavish tricks.
Henry Carey

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

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

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

Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics
Wendell Phillips

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt.
Konrad Adenauer

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

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is a temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship
James Russell Lowell

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