Top 30 Politics Quotations

  • "It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs."
    -- Albert Einstein

  • "Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles."
    -- Ambrose Bierce

  • "Man is by nature a political animal."
    -- Aristotle

  • "I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians."
    -- Charles De Gaulle

  • "The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed."
    -- Claude D. Pepper

  • "Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies."
    -- Dalton Camp

  • "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

  • "Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important."
    -- Eugene McCarthy

  • "We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate."
    -- Frank McKinney Hubbard

  • "When the political columnists say 'Every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'Every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them."
    -- Franklin P. Adams

  • "Run for office? No. I've slept with too many women, I've done too many drugs, and I've been to too many parties."
    -- George Clooney

  • "My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference."
    -- Harry S. Truman

  • "Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory."
    -- John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  • "Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects."
    -- Lester B. Pearson

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

  • "Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate."
    -- Mark B. Cohen

  • "You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think."
    -- Milton Berle

  • "Politics is the art of the possible."
    -- Otto Von Bismarck

  • "In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap."
    -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

  • "Politicians are wonderful people as long as they stay away from things they don't understand, such as working for a living."
    -- P. J. ORourke

  • "In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves."
    -- R. A. Butler

  • "Politics is largely a matter of heart."
    -- R. A. Butler

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

  • "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 supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."
    -- Ronald Reagan

  • "A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country."
    -- Texas Guinan

  • "The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority."
    -- Will Durant

  • "The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best."
    -- Will Rogers

    Resource Box - © Danielle Hollister (2004) is the Publisher of BellaOnline Quotations Zine - A free newsletter for quote lovers featuring more than 10,000 quotations in dozens of categories like - love, friendship, children, inspiration, success, wisdom, family, life, and many more. Read it online at - sp

    In The News:

    Senate orders George Brandis to produce Bell Group documents – as it happened
    The Guardian
    Coalition focuses on energy in lower house after Scott Morrison says ACCC will investigate electricity retailers to help put a lid on power prices. As it happened. Updated 2h ago. George Brandis. The Senate voted 35-24 in favour of ordering the ...

    Alaska Dispatch News

    Politics is interfering with the rule of law, and that bodes ill for the United States
    Alaska Dispatch News
    Some 500 "sanctuary" cities and counties have decided for political reasons that federal immigration law does not fully apply within their jurisdictions. They have done so with impunity, believing that illegal immigration is a winning political issue ...

    CBS News

    The great divide: Politics in the Age of Trump - CBS News
    CBS News
    As this past week's battle over health care proves, the great divide in American politics shows no sign of healing, or even of quieting down. Our Cover Story is ...
    Ted Koppel tells Sean Hannity he is bad for AmericaCBS News

    all 63 news articles »

    WBOC TV 16

    Non merci: French voters reject corruption in politics - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -
    WBOC TV 16
    PARIS (AP) - French voters just won't tolerate corruption in politics anymore - that appears to be the message from the swift downfall of the country's powerful security minister. It's a notable shift from the past, when influence peddling seemed ...

    and more »

    Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

    RIP Jon Richards, a conservative chronicler of Georgia politics
    Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
    Perhaps Jon's most lasting achievement was his mentorship of dozens of teen and college age students interested in politics. Jon devoted countless hours developing meaningful relationships with those desiring to be future leaders, helping them ...

    and more »

    Charleston Post Courier

    Palmetto Politics: Former Gov. Haley's Statehouse corruption tweet last week spoke volumes about old scars
    Charleston Post Courier
    RQA refers to Richard Quinn's Columbia-area political consulting firm, Richard Quinn & Associates. Statehouse corruption investigators have requested documents from state agencies and companies that have hired Quinn and reportedly seized records from ...

    Want to know why centre politics is stuck in the mud? Watch Comic Relief
    The Guardian
    Its failures mirror those of centrist politics so closely that any lessons we can learn from one will port quite easily to the other. So here goes: if Take That is still the nation's unifying boy band, then we are a nation in deep crisis. It's not the ...

    Brexit Week is here at last: Mirror Politics morning briefing
    Brexit Week is here at last: Mirror Politics morning briefing. Theresa May visits Scotland ahead of triggering Article 50 on Wednesday. Share. Jack Blanchard. ByJack Blanchard. 08:54, 27 MAR 2017. NewsOpinion. Theresa May faces a showdown summit with ...
    Labour to set out tough new conditions for backing BrexitThe Guardian
    Article 50: Brexit deal must meet six tests, says LabourBBC News

    all 31 news articles »


    This week in politics: You don't have the votes
    "No forecasts, no hints" of his views on certain issues, from abortion rights to money in politics. The fact that he ruled differently than the Supreme Court on special education. But never forget Merrick Garland. While Gorsuch's nomination is expected ...

    and more »


    California's tribal politics - The Orange County Register
    Gov. Jerry Brown, left at podium, with Senate President pro Temporare Kevin de Leon, address members of the media, before signing a bill creating highest ...
    Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, DC, Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratingsLos Angeles Times
    Gov. Jerry Brown to Trump: 'You Don't Want to Mess With California'

    all 55 news articles »
    Google News

  • Elliot Spitzer Sued By Feds

    It appears the Feds are suing Elliot Spitzer over his... Read More

    The Senate Filibuster: The Hulk Plan and the Nuclear Option

    The partisan feuding in the U.S. Senate over federal judicial... Read More

    US Government Owes Martha Stewart 1 Billion Dollars

    The prosecutors in the Martha Stewart Case used testimony from... Read More

    Government is a Franchise System; just not a very good one

    Few understand the Franchising Format and even fewer have correlated... Read More

    Discount Cigarettes and Cheap Tobacco from Europe to the UK

    It never fails to amaze me. HM Customs and Excise... Read More

    Uncle Sam Cracks Down Online!

    In a move that rocked the online world and left... Read More

    Does America Get It about Terrorism?

    I have to be honest. It is time to come... Read More

    John Roberts ? Supreme Court Nominee

    President Bush's selection of the Hon. John Roberts is an... Read More

    People Say ? and Do ? the Dumbest Things

    When Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Spector exercised his right to free... Read More

    Mr. Bin Laden: Tear this Wall Down

    You say, you want to help the Palestinians, but most... Read More

    Is Inflation Harmful

    Q. Should the Government be concerned if the CPI rises... Read More

    The Options For Regime Change In Iran

    If recent speeches by US officials on Iran's plans to... Read More

    Public Notaries

    We are having a problem in America with Public Notaries,... Read More

    World Moving from Socialism to Capitalism

    The recent Jakarta summit of Asia and Africa brought remembrance... Read More

    Congress Considers National Data Privacy Law

    Legislation was introduced into Congress this week that would establish... Read More

    Mental Masturbation of FTC Franchise Rule Report

    Please read through this quick thought and discussion as if... Read More

    Gun Control? How About Crime Control Instead?

    The second amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees every American... Read More

    Fear, Controversy and Chaos in the Media

    Most modern day media stories containing fear, controversy and chaos... Read More

    Should the FTC be Allowed to Regulate Franchising?

    Recently the FTC, Federal Trade Commission put forth a report... Read More

    So How Far Have We Come? Here are some of the 2001 Anti Terrorist Projects

    An article in Information Week in January 14, 2002 discussed... Read More

    Freedom on the Internet

    Throughout all recorded history on our lovely little planet, Earth's... Read More

    A Workable Alternative to Term Limits

    The end of another election once again brings into focus... Read More

    Lawyers and Franchising

    It is amazing how the Federal Trade Commission has destroyed... Read More

    The Reconstruction of Europe

    The Second World War was the continuation of World War... Read More

    What Price Loyalty?

    With the recent shakeups in the presidential cabinet, it has... Read More