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

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

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

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

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

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

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Bronowski

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

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

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

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

The movies were custard compared to politics.
Nancy Reagan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The more you read about politics, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other
Will Rogers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Return to the fundamentals of politics - sell our story door to door.
Richard J Daley

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

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

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

Nothing is irreparable in politics.
Jean Anouilh

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

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

I think Ralph Nader is the biggest liar in American politics when he said it didn't matter who was president.
James Carville

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

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

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

Politics is not an exact science.
Otto Von Bismarck

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

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

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

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

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



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