Quotations that match 'politics'.

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
[ Ballot First Lose May Politics Rule Run Second Tie Unless Win]
I think Karl Rove saw that in George W. Bush early on and understood the impact that he could have on Texas politics and probably on national politics. Ed Gillespie
[ Bush Could Early George Impact Karl National Politics Probably Rove Saw Texas Think Understood]
I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now. Jeffrey Archer
[ Any Interest Involved Life Now Politics Taking Way Writing]
Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics. David Attenborough
[ Change Come Doing Economics Individuals Many Only Our Politics Real Societies Success]
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. Maria Montessori
[ Education Establishing Keep Lasting Out Peace Politics Us War Work]
Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame. Meg Greenfield
[ Blame Deciding Ninety Percent Politics Whom]
It is not so much that women have a different point of view in politics as that they give a different emphasis. And this is vastly important, for politics is so largely a matter of emphasis. Crystal Eastman
[ Different Emphasis Give Important Largely Matter Much Point Politics Vastly View Women]
Clinton and Obama practice this politics known quaintly as the Richard Speck strategy: if you cannot take on everyone in the room at once, take them out of the room one at a time. Grover Norquist
[ Cannot Clinton Everyone Known Obama Obama Once Out Politics Practice Richard Room Speck Strategy Take Them Time]
Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Complicated Noble Politics Profession Sense Serious True]
It will no longer be war that is the continuation of politics by other means, it will be what I have dubbed 'the integral accident' that is the continuation of politics by other means. Paul Virilio
[ Accident Continuation Dubbed Integral Longer Means Other Politics War Will]
I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist. Henry Brooks Adams
[ Am Anarchist Art Impressionist Literature Mean Merely Pessimist Politics Synonyms Take Terms Them These Understand Well]
Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry. John George Nicolay
[ Activity Also Competition Eager Politics Produces Rivalry Sharp]
In politics, an organized minority is a political majority. Jesse Jackson
[ Majority Minority Organized Political Politics]
Because liberalism typically doesn't sell in American presidential politics, liberal candidates tend to run as culturally conservative centrists. Rich Lowry
[ American Because Candidates Conservative Culturally Liberal Liberalism Politics Presidential Run Sell Tend Typically]
I don't find music being less important than, like, politics. Kurt Loder
[ Being Find Important Less Music Politics Than]
A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life. Robert Byrne
[ Go His Into Life Man Politics Promising Rest Should Young]
One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating. In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs. Tonya Harding
[ Appearance Boxing Color Costs Costume Deal Had How Kind Looks Much Politics Same Skating Thing Will Your]
As I became very defined in my personal politics, I turned down some films that I slightly regret now; I'm not going to say what they were. Julie Christie
[ Became Defined Down Films Going Now Personal Politics Regret Say Slightly Some Turned Very Were]
I think we have a fascinating new and quite dominant input into politics - and it wont go away. From time to time, people articulate a view that we should ban opinion polls, but that's nonsense. Jim Bolger
[ Articulate Away Ban Dominant Fascinating Go Input Into New Nonsense Opinion Politics Polls Quite Should Think Time View Wont]
The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on; this is the black hole of American politics. Michael Pollan
[ Agree American Black Cannot Here Hole Journalists Larger Mainstream Meaning Parties Politics Simply Talk Things Two]
Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out. David Horowitz
[ Battle Find Get Into Out Politics Practice Principles Put Sit Therefore Way Win Winning Your]
Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. Bill Moyers
[ Arrows Bow Great Idealism Ideas Politics]
So my degree was in political science, which I think was - the closest I could come to marketing is politics. Steve Case
[ Closest Come Could Degree Marketing Political Politics Science Think Which]
To let politics become a cesspool, and then avoid it because it is a cesspool, is a double crime. Howard Crosby
[ Avoid Because Become Cesspool Crime Double Politics Then]
There is no gambling like politics. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Gambling Politics]
Politics itself is so unsexy, isn't it? But when the politics in creative works are really explored - not used as a vehicle - the results can be really interesting. Marisa Tomei
[ Creative Explored Interesting Itself Politics Really Results Used Vehicle Works]
We need real campaign finance reform to loosen the grip of special interests on politics. Tom Daschle
[ Campaign Finance Grip Interests Loosen Need Politics Real Reform Special]
I felt slightly superior to student politics, for instance. I had no reason to think this, but I thought of myself as slightly more seasoned. I became quite cynical talking to my student friends. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Became Cynical Felt Friends Had Instance More Myself Politics Quite Reason Seasoned Slightly Student Superior Talking Think Thought]
One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless. Frank Lautenberg
[ Afford Cannot Learned Other Parties Party Politics Shameless Thing Time]
Politics calls for robust debate and criticism, but this should never descend to personal and demeaning slurs. Kim Beazley
[ Calls Criticism Debate Demeaning Descend Never Personal Politics Robust Should Slurs]
We're in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of. Talib Kweli
[ Affairs Aware Destroying Doing Foreign Illusion Killing Lot Our Policies Politics Role Things World]
Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique. James MacGregor Burns
[ Divorced Ethics Leadership Management Mere Politics Reduced Technique]
In politics nothing is contemptible. Benjamin Disraeli Politics
[ Contemptible Nothing Politics]
Politics in America is the binding secular religion. Theodore White
[ America Binding Politics Religion Secular]
Politics swings like a pendulum. Ed Gillespie
[ Pendulum Politics Swings]
Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today. Billy Bragg
[ Again America Around Comes Even Guthrie Politics Recognize Stuff Today Woody Would]
I pretty much ignored politics all through my 20's and 30's... I had other things on my mind... the band, finding a meaningful relationship, getting enough money to eat and pay the rent. Mark Edwards
[ Band Eat Enough Finding Getting Had Ignored Meaningful Mind Money Much Other Pay Politics Pretty Relationship Rent Things Through]
Talk politics, talk about study and talk positively. Jiang Zemin
[ Politics Positively Study Talk]
I cry, sometimes, because I'm not 20 years younger, and I'm not healthy. But if I were, I would even sacrifice my writing to enter politics. Oriana Fallaci
[ Because Cry Enter Even Healthy Politics Sacrifice Sometimes Were Would Writing Years Younger]
But only 'rich' people by definition have the 'extra' money to buy things and invest to create economic growth. Do we really want to tax that 'extra' money away - and give it to the government to spend? Does that make any economic sense outside of politics and our emotional desire to make everyone suffer equally through these tough times? Terry Savage
[ Any Away Buy Create Definition Desire Does Economic Emotional Equally Everyone Extra Give Government Growth Invest Make Money Only Our Outside Politics Really Rich Sense Spend Suffer Tax These Things Through Times Tough Wa]
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues. Theodore Roosevelt
[ American Anything Avoidance Issues Politics Real Saying Typical Vice]
Politics have no relation to morals. Niccolo Machiavelli Politics
[ Morals Politics Relation]
There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics. Emma Goldman
[ Even Ever Her Hope Politics Purify Right Vote Will Woman]
There is in fact no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause. Mao Zedong
[ Above Art Cause Classes Detached Fact Independent Literature Part Politics Proletarian Revolutionary Sake Stands Such Thing Whole]
Is there in all the history of human folly a greater fool than a clergymen in politics? Pat Robertson
[ Clergymen Folly Fool Greater History Human Politics Than]
But I don't need to use politics as a way of making money. Imran Khan
[ Making Money Need Politics Use Way]
We're in such a volatile climate right now politically. I think they didn't want Assassins to not succeed due to popular opinion and politics, versus on its own merits. I can respect that. Neil Patrick Harris
[ Assassins Climate Due Merits Now Opinion Own Politically Politics Popular Respect Right Succeed Such Think Versus Volatile Want]
Politics, in a sense, has always been a con game. Joe McGinniss
[ Always Been Con Game Politics Sense]
If the breaking news story had to do with hard news, politics specifically, I had a lot to do with it. If it had to do with music, Kurt Loder was more involved. Tabitha Soren
[ Breaking Had Hard Involved Kurt Lot More Music News Politics Specifically Story]
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
[ Adventure Ambition Career Crown Greatest Honorable Life Men Most Politics Public Regarded Still Young]
I'm not going to talk like I know about politics, because I'm a total amateur, but maybe I can be a spokesperson for people who aren't normally interested in politics. Bjork
[ Amateur Because Going Interested Know Maybe Normally Politics Spokesperson Talk Total]
If he wants their labor, let them go to work, without regard to politics. Charles E. Merrill
[ Go Labor Politics Regard Their Them Wants Without Work]
Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious. Michel De Certeau
[ Again Become Believing Churches Once Organizations Places Political Politics Practices Religious Slowly Substituted Themselves]
It's really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you're going to get it to these people. Bob Geldof
[ Die Get Going Governor How Hungry Need Politics Really Simple Spare Tell These Very Your]
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin. Vladimir Lenin
[ Begin Masses Millions Politics Serious Thousands Where]
Politics is an act of faith; you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public. George McGovern
[ Act Capacity Confidence Faith Intellectual Kind Moral Politics Public Show Some]
So that's my main role right now and really the politics also includes going out and communicating to the world why Apache is a good thing, why companies should be involved in it, and why individuals should be involved in it too. Brian Behlendorf
[ Also Apache Communicating Companies Going Good Includes Individuals Involved Main Now Out Politics Really Right Role Should Thing Too Why World]
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains. Walt Whitman
[ After Business Exhausted Finally Found Nature None Permanently Politics Remains Satisfy These Wear]
The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white. Jonathan Lethem
[ Accept Actor Black Film Ford Giant Good His John Learn Looks More Poet Politics Watch Wayne White]
Still I was concerned that politics would get between us and our POWs. Bo Gritz
[ Between Concerned Get Our Politics Pows Still Us Would]
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
[ Being Coach Dumb Enough Football Game Important Politics Smart Think Understand]
I'm not really interested in politics, because I think it's just too removed from my own life. If there's a war, though, or a disaster, I want to know what's happening. Zhang Ziyi
[ Because Disaster Happening Interested Just Know Life Own Politics Really Removed Think Though Too Want War]
Politics is the enemy of the imagination. Ian Mcewan
[ Enemy Imagination Politics]
Yeah, exactly, you can talk about politics in music, you can talk about something else, but that's always going to change, and love is never going to change. Enrique Iglesias
[ Always Change Else Exactly Going Love Music Never Politics Something Talk Yeah]
The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics. Thomas Sowell
[ Anything Disregard Economics Enough First Fully Lesson Never Politics Satisfy Scarcity Those Want]
First and foremost, The Quiet Invasion is a first contact story. What would we do if we actually found evidence of alien life out there? It's also about politics. Sarah Zettel
[ Actually Alien Also Contact Evidence First Foremost Found Invasion Life Out Politics Quiet Story Would]
They politics like ours profess, the greater prey upon the less. Matthew Green
[ Greater Less Ours Politics Prey Profess Upon]
Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Absolute Administration Anyone Choice Expects Government His Independent Knowledge Loyalty Marriage Political Politics Position President Simply Take Thinks Vice-President Your]
Nothing is irreparable in politics. Jean Anouilh
[ Irreparable Nothing Politics]
The lesson of the last year is this: foreign policy can't be managed through the politics of personality, and our President would do well to take note of an observation John F. Kennedy made once he was in office - that all of the world's problems aren't his predecessor's fault. Sarah Palin
[ Fault Foreign His John Kennedy Last Lesson Made Managed Note Observation Office Once Our Personality Policy Politics Predecessor President Problems Take Through Well World Would Year]
We expected that people were just waiting for the collapse of the Soviet Union, or at least for its retreat, and they were going to be full of initiative in all areas of life - in culture, in economy and in politics. Andrzej Wajda
[ Areas Collapse Culture Economy Expected Full Going Initiative Just Least Life Politics Retreat Soviet Union Waiting Were]
I mean, the part you don't like, I mean, that's the only part. That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms, and the unfair criticisms, I might add, of my husband. But that's also just a fact of life in politics. Laura Bush
[ Add Also Criticisms Fact Husband Just Life Likes Mean Might Only Part Politics Unfair]
Let's clean up the Senate and return to politics of common ground. Mark Pryor
[ Clean Common Ground Politics Return Senate Up]
My belief is the majority of people in politics are just interested in pursuing this career in politics, and doing what's necessary to get themselves re-elected. And if that happens to coincide with the public good, great. But if it doesn't, the public good loses out. Dick Murphy
[ Belief Career Coincide Doing Get Good Great Happens Interested Just Loses Majority Necessary Out Politics Public Pursuing Re-Elected Themselves]
I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere. Belva Lockwood
[ Becoming Believe Distinction Everywhere Had Law Literature Men Modesty More Politics Sex Than Trade Virtue Wish Women]
The bedfellows politics made are never strange. It only seems that way to those who have not watched the courtship. Marcel Achard
[ Bedfellows Courtship Made Never Only Politics Seems Strange Those Watched Way]
As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything. Pierre Beaumarchais
[ Am Anything Free Government Institutions Long Other Politics Print Religion Write]
Only very intelligent people don't wish they were in politics, and I'm dumb enough to want to be in there. Orson Welles
[ Dumb Enough Intelligent Only Politics Very Want Were Wish]
Women have more to prove than men when it comes to politics. Julie Nixon Eisenhower
[ Comes Men More Politics Prove Than Women]
All politics is local. Thomas P. O'Neill
[ Local Politics]
I hate politics, hate deals, and deal-making, hate meeting with attorneys and agents. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Agents Attorneys Deals Hate Meeting Politics]
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
[ Along Conceive Convenience Greatest Itself Lines More Nothing Ordered Politics Progress Science Society Than Usefulness]
In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Being Fired Merit Politics Position Possessor Raised Rewarded Target]
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. Henry A. Kissinger
[ Because Politics Precisely Small Stakes University Vicious]
Yeah, I don't deal with current events or pop culture, and I avoid politics like the plague. Max Cannon
[ Avoid Culture Current Deal Events Plague Politics Pop Yeah]
I learnt more about politics during one South Dakota dust storm than in seven years at the university. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Dakota During Dust Learnt More Politics Seven South Storm Than University Years]
I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into politics from even a modestly cerebral background is the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics. Chris Patten
[ Anybody Background Cerebral Cut Even Goes Into Modestly Most Much Politics Surprises Think Thrust Vulgarity]
In politics, there is no use looking beyond the next fortnight. Joseph Chamberlain
[ Beyond Fortnight Looking Next Politics Use]
In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Believe Charity Creed Deny Half Happens Less Our Politics Religion Than Those Whole]
Politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine. Paul Wellstone
[ Create Dare Hope Imagine Observations Politics Predictions Work]
Let's put aside the politics and trust the people. Let's embrace the unique opportunity we all have; take the heat and make the hard and difficult decisions, knowing that we're doing it to make things better for the people of Illinois. Rod Blagojevich
[ Aside Better Decisions Difficult Doing Embrace Hard Heat Illinois Knowing Make Opportunity Politics Put Take Things Trust Unique]
This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first. Brad Henry
[ Above Bickering Democrats First Independents Must Oklahomans Partisan Politics Republicans Some Time Us Usual]
I never played politics, I was never a party girl, and I never slept with any of the producers. Ann Miller
[ Any Girl Never Party Played Politics Producers Slept]
I'm not in politics. David Attenborough
[ Politics]
The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered. Roy Jenkins
[ Assumes Because Disadvantage Electoral Everyone Freezes Great Holds Incompatible Our Party Pattern Politics Present Slaughtered Splits System Together Will]
Abortion politics have distracted all sides from what is really essential: a major aid campaign to improve midwifery, prenatal care and emergency obstetric services in poor countries. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ Abortion Aid Campaign Care Countries Distracted Emergency Essential Improve Major Politics Poor Really Services Sides]
For too long, we have focused on our differences - in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together. Bob Riley
[ Backgrounds Beliefs Binds Cherishing Differences Focused Long Our Politics Pride Race Rather Than Together Too Unity Us]
I'd just as soon not get into a discussion about Jane and her politics. I'd just as soon stick to what we're here for, the picture. Henry Fonda
[ Discussion Get Her Here Into Jane Just Picture Politics Soon Stick]
I worked in the media from the late 30's through the early 70's. Politics in general became more liberal both nationally and within the state as the years passed. Jesse Helms
[ Became Both Early General Late Liberal Media More Nationally Passed Politics State Through Within Worked Years]
The history of American politics is littered with bodies of people who took so pure a position that they had no clout at all. Benjamin C. Bradlee
[ American Bodies Clout Had History Littered Politics Position Pure Took]
In my right-wing politics of the time, I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed. Luke Ford
[ Fault Held Politics Right-Wing Time Unemployed Unemployment Usually]
War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules. Ross Perot
[ Mud Politics Rules War Wrestling]
No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny. Hannah Arendt
[ Ancient Beginning Cause Determined Existence Fact Freedom History Left Most Our Politics Tyranny Versus Very]
Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics. Lynn Swann
[ African-Americans Art Country Discover Education Great Had How Impact Literature Politics Science Take Time]
When you're talking with a person at this level of the government, at the very highest level, I think you have to be very discreet because he, President Clinton, is very aware that anything he says publicly can have a profound impact on American politics and on world politics. Lee H. Hamilton
[ American Anything Aware Because Clinton Discreet Government Highest Impact Level Person Politics President Profound Publicly Says Talking Think Very World]
We, to some degree, are like what we are because we inherited certain things from the Greeks and the Romans. One of them that's so striking is the whole area of politics. Donald Kagan
[ Area Because Certain Degree Greeks Inherited Politics Romans Some Striking Them Things Whole]
We mean by "politics" the people's business - the most important business there is. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Business Important Mean Most Politics]
Politics isn't about left versus right; it's about top versus bottom. Jim Hightower
[ Bottom Left Politics Right Top Versus]
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game. Henry B. Adams
[ Game Politics Very]
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country. Jerry Falwell
[ Christians Country Devil Idea Invented Keep Mix Own Politics Religion Running Their]
I was supposed to be women's lib, and now I'd exceeded it and gone over into international politics. Kate Millett
[ Exceeded Gone International Into Lib Now Over Politics Supposed Women]
The Olympics are coming... and it's a big problem in American politics, because the problem with holding the Olympics this fall is that we're all going to be focused on the Olympics, and it makes that window of opportunity for Gore to win the election that much smaller. Susan Estrich
[ American Because Big Coming Election Fall Focused Going Gore Holding Makes Much Olympics Opportunity Politics Problem Smaller Win Window]
Yes, politics IS war without bloodshed; and war is an extension of those politics. H. Rap Brown
[ Bloodshed Extension Politics Those War Without Yes]
We believe that to err is human. To blame it on someone else is politics. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Believe Blame Else Err Human Politics Someone]
The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution... none other. H. Rap Brown
[ Black Country None Only Other Politics Relevant Revolution Today]
The game has a cleanness. If you do a good job, the numbers say so. You don't have to ask anyone or play politics. You don't have to wait for the reviews. Sandy Koufax
[ Anyone Ask Game Good Job Numbers Play Politics Reviews Say Wait]
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. Charles Bukowski
[ Begin Else Grandiose Man Politics Romanticism Saving Time World]
I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. Sydney Pollack Politics
[ Become Business Politics Shame Show Terrible Think]
In physics, to be in two places at the same time would be a miracle; in politics it seems not merely normal, but natural. Charles Edison
[ Merely Miracle Natural Normal Physics Places Politics Same Seems Time Two Would]
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest. Aneurin Bevan
[ Arena Interest Morals Never Politics Regarded]
It is important to recognize and politics positive thinking is often the slaves' virtue - something that people do to con themselves about the burden and change being placed upon them. James Bovard
[ Being Burden Change Con Important Often Placed Politics Positive Recognize Slaves Something Them Themselves Thinking Upon Virtue]
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
[ Always Bad Book Disgrace Many Politics Profession Rewards Succeed Write Yourself]
If you ever injected truth into politics you have no politics. Will Rogers
[ Ever Injected Into Politics Truth]
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. Robert Frost
[ Grief Grievance Poetry Politics]
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship. James Russell Lowell
[ Almost Compromise Expedient Good Makes Often Party Politics Poor Roof Statesmanship Sure Temporary Umbrella Unwise Wise]
The legions of reporters who cover politics don't want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign. Hugh Sidey
[ Analyzing Budget Campaign Clash Combat Consequence Cover Created Dry Duty Electoral Federal Legions Perpetual Politics Presidential Quit Reporters Thunder Want]
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
[ Abdicate Because Could Eventually Ever Favor Happy His Image Imagery More Much Only Politician Politics Powerful Replaced Than Too Will]
Democracies must have equilibrium... and the entanglement of politics and information must be minimized. Romano Prodi
[ Democracies Equilibrium Information Minimized Must Politics]
Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues. Jeanne Shaheen
[ Critical Form How Issues Morality Opinions Political Politics Religion Students Think]
Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you. Ralph Nader Politics
[ Politics Turn Will]
I follow politics, but I don't like to discuss it. Tom Araya
[ Discuss Follow Politics]
In a confrontation with the politics of power, the soft center has always melted away. Lord Hailsham
[ Always Away Center Confrontation Melted Politics Power Soft]
I see it all the time in politics. If a candidate gets caught in a lie, he quickly tries to change the subject by throwing more mud at his opponent. The mud keeps flying until some of the slanderous material sticks. Joe Scarborough
[ Candidate Caught Change Flying Gets His Keeps Lie Material More Mud Opponent Politics Quickly See Some Sticks Subject Throwing Time Tries Until]
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen. Winston Churchill
[ Ability Afterwards Explain Foretell Going Happen Month Next Politics Tomorrow Week Why Year]
The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt. Konrad Adenauer
[ Art Below Belt Consists Hit Knowing Necessary Opponent Politics Precisely Slightly]
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Necessary Only Perhaps Politics Preparation Profession Thought Which]
In Washington, DC, politics dominate even the most casual conversations. Armstrong Williams
[ Casual Conversations Dc Dominate Even Most Politics Washington]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything. Link Wray
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics Religion]
The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. Otto von Bismarck
[ Good Make Politics Russia Secret Treaty]
I know my limitations, and I don't like politics. I was only involved because of my husband. Corazon Aquino
[ Because Husband Involved Know Limitations Only Politics]
Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people. Paul Wellstone
[ Advancing Cause Country Doing Improvement Justice Lives Our Peace Politics Well World]
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. Jacob Bronowski
[ Corruption Immune Infection Politics Power Science]
I was on leave from local and regional politics, as long as I was a Minister. Emma Bonino
[ Leave Local Long Minister Politics Regional]
Does politics have to be injected into everything? Sargent Shriver
[ Does Everything Injected Into Politics]
Love is blind. My politics has been, too. I think you can fall in love with ideas, and you can fall in love with people. It's a very subjective experience. And I'm loyal to that experience. Robert Wyatt
[ Been Blind Experience Fall Ideas Love Loyal Politics Subjective Think Too Very]
In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn. Larry Summers
[ Before Darkest Dawn Poetry Politics Sometimes True]
Please don't ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago. Helen Reddy
[ Ago Any Ask Please Politics Questions Years]
I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Before Books Course Court Dukes Epic Explaining Fantasy Feel Kings Make Making Politics Queens Science Sense These Too Wanted]
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics. Wendell Phillips
[ Breeds Difference More Politics Quarrels Religion Than]
Politics is just show business for ugly people. Jay Leno
[ Business Just Politics Show Ugly]
Of course there are regrets. I shall regret always that I found my own authentic voice in politics. I was too conservative, too conventional. Too safe, too often. Too defensive. Too reactive. Later, too often on the back foot. John Major
[ Always Authentic Back Conservative Conventional Course Defensive Foot Found Later Often Own Politics Reactive Regret Regrets Safe Shall Too Voice]
Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort facts in his own interests. But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically. Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic? Robert Novak
[ Accomplishing Activists Better Contend Dean Distort Even Facts First Flawed Good His Howard Hussein Interests Iraq Islamic Leads Many Now Off Over Own Party Politically Politician Politics Puzzled Republic Saddam Than Thinks]
I've done reasonably well over the last 10 years because I took the strategy of language and politics and applied it to the corporate world, which has never been done before. Frank Luntz
[ Applied Because Been Before Corporate Done Language Last Never Over Politics Reasonably Strategy Took Well Which World Years]
In politics, victory is never total. Donald Freed
[ Never Politics Total Victory]
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Citizen Every Free Fruitful Good Heritage National Ought Our Part-Time Politics Preserve Privileges Profession Protect Rights Would]
In Pakistan politics is hereditary. Imran Khan
[ Hereditary Pakistan Politics]
Politics makes me sick. William Howard Taft
[ Makes Politics Sick]
There seem to me to be very few facts, at least ascertainable facts, in politics. Robert Peel
[ Facts Few Least Politics Seem Very]
My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness. Woodrow Wilson
[ Absolute Been Business Common Discuss Dream Each Frankness Life Other Owe Politics Something Understand]
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert, something vulgar, and however, something which is impossible to ignore. Stendhal
[ Concert Gun However Ignore Impossible Literary Middle Politics Shot Something Vulgar Which Work]
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
[ Business Close Coast Hell Just Opening Politics Show Then While]
Be your own politics, grow your own garden, and maybe you can help out more. Rip Torn
[ Garden Grow Help Maybe More Out Own Politics Your]
Politics is a field where the choice lies constantly between two blunders. John Morley
[ Between Blunders Choice Constantly Field Lies Politics Two Where]
Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth. John Jay Chapman
[ America Both Conflict Cure Everybody Give Hardihood Hates Life Politics Raw Same Social Soft Them Truth]
Politics is applesauce. Will Rogers
[ Applesauce Politics]
Oh, that all the things my father had told me about how disgusting Washington is are true. And again it's the system - there are lots of nice, well-meaning people there. But it's a sleazy place. And politics is all about doing favors. Esther Dyson
[ Again Disgusting Doing Father Favors Had How Lots Nice Oh Place Politics Sleazy System Things Told True Washington Well-Meaning]
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times. Winston Churchill
[ Even Gas May Much Poison Politics Times Use Very War]
The more you observe politics, the more you've got to admit that each party is worse than the other. Will Rogers
[ Admit Each Got More Observe Other Party Politics Than Worse]
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought. Honore de Balzac
[ Abstract Exhausted Nothing Politics Remains Those Thought]
The essential ingredient of politics is timing. Pierre Trudeau
[ Essential Ingredient Politics Timing]
I was really lucky that I came to puberty at a time when music and politics were completely intertwined. Bob Geldof
[ Came Completely Intertwined Lucky Music Politics Puberty Really Time Were]
About 25 years ago, I started out as a reporter covering politics. And that sort of just evolved into organized crime, because organized crime and politics were the same thing in Boston. Howie Carr
[ Ago Because Boston Covering Crime Evolved Into Just Organized Out Politics Reporter Same Sort Started Thing Were Years]
I think Barack Obama has brought a new level of ethical standards to Washington. Has he changed some basic hard-knuckle politics? No. You need hard-knuckle politics to succeed. Ed Rendell
[ Barack Basic Brought Changed Ethical Level Need New Obama Obama Politics Some Standards Succeed Think Washington]
Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed. Hans Magnus Enzensberger
[ Despised Greatness Mediocrity Needed Politics]
Satire is fascinating stuff. It's deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down, there is a drift towards satire, because it's the only thing that makes any sense. Ben Nicholson
[ Any Because Begin Break Deadly Down Drift Fascinating Makes Only Politics Satire Sense Serious Stuff Thing Towards]
Politics is not my life. I have a career in radio and another career in film. Jesse Ventura
[ Another Career Film Life Politics Radio]
I deliberately did not read anything about the Vietnam War because I felt the politics of the war eclipsed what happened to the veterans. The politics were irrelevant to what this memorial was. Maya Lin
[ Anything Because Deliberately Did Eclipsed Felt Happened Irrelevant Memorial Politics Read Veterans Vietnam War Were]
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
[ Conscience Gallantry More Politics Than]
So you can say whatever you want and quote me however you want about politics and make the next payday, and that's fine because I'm making that deal with you, but just mention the movie along the way, OK? James Woods
[ Along Because Deal Fine However Just Make Making Mention Movie Next Ok Politics Quote Say Want Way Whatever]
The art of politics is knowing what to do next. James P. Cannon
[ Art Knowing Next Politics]
It's time to let science and medicine, not politics and rhetoric, lead us to good, sound policy. Eliot Spitzer
[ Good Lead Medicine Policy Politics Rhetoric Science Sound Time Us]
I don't think at my age... you can start ruling people out in politics. Kenneth Clarke
[ Age Out Politics Ruling Start Think]
The challenge in working in politics, particularly if you're working for a political party, is that everyone's a messenger. Frank Luntz
[ Challenge Everyone Messenger Particularly Party Political Politics Working]
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always. Walter Savage Landor
[ Always Argument Falsehood Finally Politics Prevails Truth]
I've always looked upon politics as a very boring thing. Politics never interested me as much as the people involved in it. Pat Oliphant
[ Always Boring Interested Involved Looked Much Never Politics Thing Upon Very]
What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind? Rahm Emanuel
[ America Around Aside Because Comforting Enact Failure Foremost Lacked Legislation Majority Mind More New Partisan Pass Politics Putting Security Terrorists Tough World]
I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance. Harold MacMillan
[ Criticism Ever Experience Found Ignorance Inhibited Long Never Politics]
I don't like to talk about things where you're going to gt one side or the other unhappy. My music has no politics. Loretta Lynn
[ Going Music Other Politics Side Talk Things Unhappy Where]
I've been worked over by the English press because there's an assumption that my politics are identical with my wife's, and for that matter that my wife's politics are identical with her politics of 20 years ago. Stephen Rea
[ Ago Assumption Because Been English Her Identical Matter Over Politics Press Wife Worked Years]
For a person who promised hope and civility in politics, Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush. Karl Rove
[ Blaming Bush Civility Hope Mr Obama Obama Person Politics Promised Shown]
Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off. Chris Patten
[ Amounts Extreme Fascism Get Green Growth Less Off Politics Seeks Sort Stop World Worst Zen]
I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are. Debbie Harry
[ Comes Community Concerned Conservative Current Especially Know Love Majority Minority Now Our Politics Religious Rights]
I don't want to spend the rest of my life in politics. When I'm finished with my term as governor, I'm going back to the life that's waiting for me in the private sector. Jesse Ventura
[ Back Finished Going Governor Life Politics Private Rest Sector Spend Term Waiting Want]
In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table. H. G. Wells
[ Best Cards Enough Face Lay Play Politics Strangely Table Them Upwards Way Your]
We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression. Dario Fo
[ Church Expression Freedom Had Instead Interfering Italian Politics Resurgence Signs Terrible These Thought Ugly Withdrawn]
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. Charles de Gaulle
[ Come Conclusion Left Matter Politicians Politics Serious Too]
The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I'm looking at a run for Senate in 2008, but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest. Al Franken
[ Am Back Doing Focused Getting Home Involved Knitting Looking Meantime Midwest Minnesota Moving Network Next Politics Progressive Run Senate Thing Together Upper]
One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Beat Better Course Go Golf Learn Lesson Never Out Politics President Want]
I full well realize that politics is a rough and tumble business, but politics should not be reduced to lobbing partisan hand grenades. Politics is not war. Terrorism is. Pat Roberts
[ Business Full Grenades Hand Partisan Politics Realize Reduced Rough Should Terrorism Tumble War Well]
My parents were political, so it's definitely in my bones. Wherever I am, I always seem to get involved with politics. I think, once it's in your bloodstream, it's always there. I love it. Saffron Burrows
[ Always Am Bloodstream Bones Definitely Get Involved Love Once Parents Political Politics Seem Think Were Wherever Your]
I happen to think that American politics is one of the noblest arts of mankind; and I cannot do anything else but write about it. Theodore White
[ American Anything Arts Cannot Else Happen Mankind Noblest Politics Think Write]
If you want to be loved by everyone, don't go into politics. Teresa Heinz
[ Everyone Go Into Loved Politics Want]
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement. Edmund Burke
[ Agreement Little Politics Pulpit Terms]
I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the world around you, it is wonderful to go into that studio, and tell yourself what to do. Suzanne Farrell
[ Around Especially Go Goes Into Life Little Politics Say Studio Tell Think Where Wonderful World Your Yourself]
I am involved with politics today because of the inspiration I received from Ronald Reagan. Michael K. Simpson
[ Am Because Inspiration Involved Politics Reagan Received Ronald Today]
This is indeed not only relevant to Documentary but is evident is most type of film making. The film often mirrors the experience, understanding and politics of the director. Ben Edwards
[ Director Documentary Evident Experience Film Indeed Making Mirrors Most Often Only Politics Relevant Type Understanding]
What matters most in politics is personality. It's not issues; it's not image. It's who you are and what you represent. Frank Luntz
[ Image Issues Matters Most Personality Politics Represent]
There are no friends at cards or world politics. Finley Peter Dunne
[ Cards Friends Politics World]
If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act. Robert Jackson
[ Act Any Citizens Confess Constitutional Fixed Force High Matters Nationalism Official Opinion Orthodox Other Our Petty Politics Prescribe Religion Shall Star Word]
In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics - an almost frozen idea of what beauty is. Douglas Sirk
[ Almost Art Beauty Bourgeois Century Frozen Had Idea Politics Without]
Only he has the calling for politics who is sure that he will not crumble when the world from his point of view is too stupid or base for what he wants to offer. Only he who in the face of all this can say In spite of all! has the calling for politics. Max Weber
[ Base Calling Crumble Face His Offer Only Point Politics Say Spite Stupid Sure Too View Wants Will World]
I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on. Don Henley
[ Between Certain Ecology Focus Interest Matter Men Politics Pool Relationships Religion Subject Things Usually Women Write]
Giving votes in exchange for ideological support. To wit: identity politics for homosexuals. Harry Hay
[ Exchange Giving Homosexuals Identity Ideological Politics Support Votes Wit]
What's going on in the Senate is kind of a politics of escalation. We're getting sort of like the Mideast: pay back everybody when you're in charge. Lindsey Graham
[ Back Charge Escalation Everybody Getting Going Kind Mideast Pay Politics Senate Sort]
There was a widespread indignation in the American media. They were saying, 'How can you make a movie during an election that's about politics? What are you doing? Are you trying to influence people's lives?' To which my response was, 'Well, I hope so.' John Sayles
[ American Doing During Election Hope How Indignation Influence Lives Make Media Movie Politics Response Saying Trying Well Were Which Widespread]
Nobody understood better than Mr. Lincoln the obvious truth that in politics it does not suffice merely to nominate candidates. Something must also be done to elect them. John George Nicolay
[ Also Better Candidates Does Done Elect Lincoln Merely Mr Must Nobody Nominate Obvious Politics Something Suffice Than Them Truth Understood]
It's true that it's within the realm of cultural politics that young people tend to work through political issues, which I think is good, although it's not going to solve the problems. Angela Davis
[ Although Cultural Going Good Issues Political Politics Problems Realm Solve Tend Think Through True Which Within Work Young]
I'm not really involved with politics... I'm living in my cocoon with my classical music around. Eva Green
[ Around Classical Cocoon Involved Living Music Politics Really]
It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy. Khaleda Zia
[ Courtesy Decency Having Impossible Parliamentary Patience Politeness Politics Practice Without]
What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride! William Blake
[ Brotherhood Church Cruelty Demonstrations Dividing Exist Families Harlot Politics Pride Reason Religion Same Separate Theatre Thing Two Wife]
We're seeing quite a lot of people who really would like a return to class-based politics. Patricia Hewitt
[ Lot Politics Quite Really Return Seeing Would]
I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I've been or something I've done. Or politics. It's going to what's on my mind at the moment. Tina Brown
[ Been Book Done Going Just May Mind Moment Moves Movie Person Places Politics Simply Something Where Write Writing]
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right? George Orwell
[ Advantage Any Appears Cannot Creed Draw Embraced Expect Free Material Ordinary Politics Proves Right Surely Which Yourself]
Politics, like theater, is one of those things where you've got to be wise enough to know when to leave. Richard Lamm
[ Enough Got Know Leave Politics Theater Things Those Where Wise]
What my job is, is to get on with getting the process of democratic politics, back on the road, entrenching the peace settlement, and I ask you to judge me on my record. Peter Hain
[ Ask Back Democratic Get Getting Job Judge Peace Politics Process Record Road Settlement]
Well, you know what, I'm 60 years old, and I've been interested in politics since I was on my daddy's knee. During the 1948 election, we were praying for Truman. I know a lot about politics. Roger Ebert
[ Been Daddy During Election Interested Knee Know Lot Old Politics Praying Since Truman Well Were Years]
Literature has to serve as a moral control of politics. Yevgeny Yevtushenko
[ Control Literature Moral Politics Serve]
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it. Thomas Jefferson
[ Advise Everyone Love Mix Politics Such Torment]
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Admirable Memory Nothing Politics Short]
Everything is politics. Thomas Mann
[ Everything Politics]
Trying to take money out of politics is like trying to take jumping out of basketball. Bill Bradley
[ Basketball Jumping Money Out Politics Take Trying]
The Blair government has lowered the standing of politics and politicians in our country. Kenneth Clarke
[ Blair Country Government Lowered Our Politicians Politics Standing]
Of what does politics consist except the making of imperfect decisions, many of them unjust and quite a few of them deadly? Lewis H. Lapham
[ Consist Deadly Decisions Does Except Few Imperfect Making Many Politics Quite Them Unjust]
If politics and business fail us, of course the military will be called in. In the developing world, the massive and repeated ecological disasters are quite commonly met by the military. Bruce Sterling
[ Business Called Commonly Course Developing Disasters Ecological Fail Massive Met Military Politics Quite Repeated Us Will World]
Music shouldn't be based around money or politics. Music should be a bunch of people that really do great songs together doing them together for the pursuit of having a good time. Jerry Only
[ Around Based Bunch Doing Good Great Having Money Music Politics Pursuit Really Should Songs Them Time Together]
That's my curse, I see the politics within these things and so I don't say yes to them. Alex Cox
[ Curse Politics Say See Them These Things Within Yes]
America's most dangerous diseases have developed an immunity to politics. We suffer not from a failure of political organization or power, but a failure of love. Cal Thomas
[ America Dangerous Developed Diseases Failure Immunity Love Most Organization Political Politics Power Suffer]
The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while. Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving. Peggy Noonan
[ Appears Beneath Bottom Crust Earth Election Even Going Moving National Nothing Oceans Our Plates Politics Reflecting Settled While]
If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government. Barry Goldwater
[ Because Chasing Connected Drinking Everybody Government Had Leave Politics Town Women Would]
I'm not involved in politics any more and they're quite right. Jeffrey Archer
[ Any Involved More Politics Quite Right]
Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized. Joseph Sobran
[ Against Conspiracy Organized Politics Productive Unproductive]
We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life. Bob Ehrlich
[ Also Discussed Hard Importance Keeping Lessons Life Living Means Personal Politics Responsibility Stay Talked Those Throughout Within Word Work Your]
To err is human. To blame someone else is politics. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Blame Else Err Human Politics Someone]
Although he's regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics. George J. Mitchell
[ Although American Asked Does God Politics Regularly Sides Take]
As I prepare for this next phase in my life, I ask that people continue to offer the prayers that have protected me thus far. I also pray that I will always see those who are not seen and easy to forget in the hustle and bustle of Washington politics. Artur Davis
[ Also Always Ask Bustle Continue Easy Far Forget Hustle Life Next Offer Phase Politics Pray Prayers Prepare Protected See Seen Those Thus Washington Will]
In politics, every day is filled with numerous opportunities for serious error. Enjoy it. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Day Enjoy Error Every Filled Numerous Opportunities Politics Serious]
The differences between revolution in art and revolution in politics are enormous. Revolution in art lies not in the will to destroy but in the revelation of what has already been destroyed. Art kills only the dead. Harold Rosenberg
[ Already Art Been Between Dead Destroy Destroyed Differences Enormous Kills Lies Only Politics Revelation Revolution Will]
As I've gotten older, I've gotten more liberal, and my father is increasingly conservative. It's so shocking to me because I always thought we had the same politics. The day I realized we voted for different presidents, I practically fell out of my chair. Lauren Graham
[ Always Because Chair Conservative Day Different Father Fell Gotten Had Increasingly Liberal More Older Out Politics Practically Presidents Realized Same Shocking Thought Voted]
I think that if politics is just about getting your backside on important seats, then it's a pretty worthless endeavor. Chris Patten
[ Backside Endeavor Getting Important Just Politics Pretty Seats Then Think Worthless Your]
I like politics. I like traveling in the United States. Laura Bush
[ Politics States Traveling United]
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Begins Ends Failure Fear Politics Usually]
Partisan politics has no place in the classroom. Juan Cole
[ Classroom Partisan Place Politics]
With the end of the nominating process, American politics leaves logic behind. Theodore White
[ American Behind End Leaves Logic Nominating Politics Process]
A Christian high school is just like any other high school in the sense of the politics and all of these levels of who's cool and what to wear. Jena Malone
[ Any Christian Cool High Just Levels Other Politics School Sense These Wear]
Frankly, my politics are pretty left of left. Chris Cooper
[ Frankly Left Politics Pretty]
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Admit Mistake Never Politics Retract Retreat]
So I think that we're in a very heightened and somewhat unusual period of politics and polling around the countries that New Zealanders take close interest in. Jim Bolger
[ Around Close Countries Heightened Interest New Period Politics Polling Somewhat Take Think Unusual Very Zealanders]
Liberalism is Rationalism in politics. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Liberalism Politics Rationalism]
You should never ask actors about politics. Liev Schreiber
[ Actors Ask Never Politics Should]
The message that I gave on the - on the steps today was that you need to stand for those things that are right and empower the individual. Believe in the power of one person. Don't believe that you can't do it. Everybody wants - everybody wants a shot. That we can all agree on. Beyond that, it becomes politics. I'm not talking politics. Glenn Beck
[ Agree Becomes Believe Beyond Empower Everybody Gave Individual Message Need Person Politics Power Right Shot Stand Steps Talking Things Those Today Wants]
A purely objective viewpoint does not exist in the cosmos or in politics. Howard Fineman
[ Cosmos Does Exist Objective Politics Purely Viewpoint]
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both. Fawn M. Brodie
[ Adulation Both Combination Either Friendship Insatiable Need Passion Politics Power Stems Usually]
Anybody who doesn't know that politics is crime has got a few screws loose. James Ellroy
[ Anybody Crime Few Got Know Loose Politics Screws]
I think one of the things that we are facing right now is that we've stopped listening to each other in our politics. Michael Bennett
[ Each Facing Listening Now Other Our Politics Right Stopped Things Think]
I hate it when politics play too large part in the sport. Jacques Villeneuve
[ Hate Large Part Play Politics Sport Too]
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics. T. S. Eliot
[ Am Literature Politics Religion]
I never let politics get personal. You can have the most intense, heated debate on issues, and so long as you keep it on issues, you can go out and have coffee afterwards and you're good friends. Phil Crane
[ Afterwards Coffee Debate Friends Get Go Good Heated Intense Issues Keep Long Most Never Out Personal Politics]
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry. Frank Zappa
[ Branch Entertainment Industry Politics]
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness. Anthony de Mello
[ Awareness Compassion Destroy Fearlessness Human Learning Politics Principle Progress Race Religion Silence These Things Wealth Will Without Work Worship]
Ideology, politics and journalism, which luxuriate in failure, are impotent in the face of hope and joy. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Face Failure Hope Ideology Impotent Journalism Joy Politics Which]
I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives. It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered. Tom Hayden
[ Answer Any Clear Did Electoral Ever Give Holds Hope Mattered Mean Nothing Particular Politics Progressives Ready Whether Would]
I got a job with a law firm in Portland after a couple of years with Senator Muskie. But by then, my interest in politics had been sparked, through meeting Senator Muskie, through seeing what he did. George J. Mitchell
[ After Been Couple Did Firm Got Had Interest Job Law Meeting Politics Portland Seeing Senator Sparked Then Through Years]
Although as a sailor I despised politics - for I loved my sailor's life and still love it today - conditions forced me to take up a definite attitude towards political problems. Fritz Sauckel
[ Although Attitude Conditions Definite Despised Forced Life Love Loved Political Politics Problems Sailor Still Take Today Towards Up]
I try not to spend too much time on partisan politics. Life's too short for that. I don't really believe that there have been many human problems solved by politics. Dean Koontz
[ Been Believe Human Life Many Much Partisan Politics Problems Really Short Solved Spend Time Too Try]
There are people who kind of gravitate towards running politics based on new ideas and issues, and that was what the secret was for Clinton. John Podesta
[ Based Clinton Gravitate Ideas Issues Kind New Politics Running Secret Towards]
An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Independent Out Politics Someone Take Wants]
Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights. Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Done Endless Foreigners Get God Infinite Last Lousy Mercy Paltry Politics Resort Rights Their Things Way Wrongs]
In politics, guts is all. Barbara Castle
[ Guts Politics]
What goes for sex goes double for politics. Kate Clinton
[ Double Goes Politics Sex]
I have always been interested in politics. I was in the student union before, very active. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
[ Active Always Been Before Interested Politics Student Union Very]
It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen. George MacDonald Politics
[ Best Elected Govern Men Nature Politics Should Their Want]
When something really comes from the soul, I think it has a truth that you cannot find in politics. Frank Rich
[ Cannot Comes Find Politics Really Something Soul Think Truth]
Thus, the focus on this main political goal must become more visible in EU politics and to achieve this, we need a political impulse. It must be clear what the priorities on the agenda are. Angela Merkel
[ Achieve Agenda Become Clear Eu Focus Goal Impulse Main More Must Need Political Politics Priorities Thus Visible]
Politics isn't about big money or power games; it's about the improvement of people's lives. Paul Wellstone
[ Big Games Improvement Lives Money Politics Power]
As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Believe Belonging Cherishes Conviction Domain Flawed His Outside Personal Politician Politics Regards Religion Religious Seriously Sphere View]
We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy. Martin L. Gross Politics
[ Live Philosophy Politics Replaced Which World]
When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly. Bill Frist
[ American Aside Falls Politics Pretty Quickly Safety Security Talk]
Architecture is politics. Mitchell Kapor
[ Architecture Politics]
Politics is repetition. It is not change. Change is something beyond what we call politics. Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the means to bring into being. Kate Millett
[ Being Beyond Bring Call Change Essence Into Means Politics Repetition Something Supposed]
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
[ Above Affairs Development Geology Ground Happens International Investment Major New Obstacle Politics Supplies Technology]
Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics. Dario Fo
[ Adds Artistic Either Every Expression Influenced Politics Something]
Without alienation, there can be no politics. Arthur Miller
[ Alienation Politics Without]
So begins a question which has of late become more and more urgent: what is the relation of aesthetics to politics? Mark Poster
[ Aesthetics Become Begins Late More Politics Question Relation Urgent Which]
The idea of being in the State Department was exciting. On the other hand, I always had in the back of my mind going into politics. If I stayed in Washington, I might end up a government hack. Elliot Richardson
[ Always Back Being Department End Exciting Going Government Hack Had Hand Idea Into Might Mind Other Politics State Stayed Up Washington]
We are naive and moralistic women. We are human beings who find politics a blight upon the human condition. And do not know how one copes with it except through politics. Kate Millett
[ Beings Blight Condition Copes Except Find How Human Know Moralistic Naive Politics Through Upon Women]
Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole. John F. Kennedy
[ Daylight Football Go Hole Politics See Through]
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger. Mario Puzo
[ Finance Gun Knowing Politics Pull Trigger]
Four years in the White House and two presidential campaigns is an awful long time. In politics, every year in the White House is like dog years, six years off your life. George Stephanopoulos
[ Awful Campaigns Dog Every Four House Life Long Off Politics Presidential Six Time Two White Year Years Your]
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Art Between Choosing Consists Disastrous Politics Possible]
I'm not a politician and don't want any part of politics. Calvin Klein
[ Any Part Politician Politics Want]
Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations, in politics, perhaps even in business; in science only one thing matters, and that is the facts. Hans Eysenck
[ Business Diplomacy Even Facts Fine International Matters Only Perhaps Politics Relations Science Tact Thing]
There's people coming in who've never done any politics at all, who've never been in a trade union, they've never been in a political party, they've never done anything, but they do feel a kind of urgency. Susan George
[ Any Anything Been Coming Done Feel Kind Never Party Political Politics Trade Union Urgency]
Sports and politics don't mix. Eric Heiden
[ Mix Politics Sports]
Politics is largely a matter of heart. R. A. Butler
[ Heart Largely Matter Politics]
Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn't the top priority. Angela Merkel
[ Decides Dedicate Earning Knows Life Money Politics Priority Their Top Whoever]
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. Henry B. Adams
[ Consists Facts Ignoring Politics Practical]
Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get. Kinky Friedman
[ Experience Field Get More Only Politics Which Worse]
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner. Benjamin Disraeli
[ After Attributed British Dinner Great King Life Louis Nation Once Political Politics Said Success Talking Their]
There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the politics of polarization. Brad Henry
[ Much Polarization Politics Stake Surrender Too Us]
My mother's studies stopped with the third year of primary school, my father with the first. They taught me a deep sense of duty. But nobody was involved in politics in my family. Emma Bonino
[ Deep Duty Family Father First Involved Mother Nobody Politics Primary School Sense Stopped Studies Taught Third Year]
Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains. Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend. David Trimble
[ Attention Beam Bend Close Driving Hills Likened Mountains Must Next Night Over Paid Politics Reach Unfamiliar]
The writing is all done, so it's all about verbalizing everything from point A to point B, and certainly there's a bit of politics involved, so it's a different thing. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Bit Certainly Different Done Everything Involved Point Politics Thing Writing]
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics. Vladimir Lenin
[ Conviction Devotion Excellent Other Politics Qualities Rely Seriously Spiritual Taken Upon]
In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams Politics
[ Middle None Politics Way]
Politics is applied biology. Ernst Haeckel
[ Applied Biology Politics]
As soon as you start writing about how human beings interact with each other socially, you're into politics, aren't you? Jonathan Coe
[ Beings Each How Human Interact Into Other Politics Socially Soon Start Writing]
I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party. I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be, but that's because they've moved, not me. Billy Bragg
[ Away Batting Because Further Labour Left Moved Much Party Politics Still Than Them Used]
Most politicians - those people who live, eat and breathe politics - like to sit around and talk about politics and tell political war stories. Reagan didn't do that. His war stories were movie war stories and Hollywood war stories. He loved that. Lyn Nofziger
[ Around Breathe Eat His Hollywood Live Loved Most Movie Political Politicians Politics Reagan Sit Stories Talk Tell Those War Were]
Religion has to stay in the heart, not in politics. It is private. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Heart Politics Private Religion Stay]
There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics. Paul Wellstone
[ America Change Critical Democratic Electoral Good Grassroots Ingredients Organizing Policy Politics Progressive Public Renewal Three]
Apparently God takes reception of Holy Communion seriously. Apparently some things are more sacred than politics. Apparently it's all or nothing when it comes to being Catholic. Carl Olson
[ Apparently Being Catholic Comes Communion God Holy More Nothing Politics Reception Sacred Seriously Some Takes Than Things]
Politics aside, it will be hard for any new liberal radio network to outdo the professionalism of NPR. Paul Weyrich
[ Any Aside Hard Liberal Network New Npr Outdo Politics Professionalism Radio Will]
There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail. Will Rogers
[ Independence Jail More Politics Than]
I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep. George Borrow
[ Am Beneath Invariably Politics Roof Sit Sleep Table Whose]
Gossip is easy, politics is hard. Tabitha Soren
[ Easy Gossip Hard Politics]
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed. Mao Zedong
[ Bloodshed Politics War While Without]
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph. Margaret Thatcher
[ Am Because Believe Between Conflict End Evil Good Politics Triumph Will]
I have the most reliable friend you can have in American politics, and that is ready money. Phil Gramm
[ American Friend Money Most Politics Ready Reliable]
Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise. Frank Moore Colby
[ Criminal Good Hopes Humble Modest Otherwise Place Politics Requirements Ridiculously Strangely Where Wise]
Politics is not about winning for the sake of winning. Paul Wellstone
[ Politics Sake Winning]
Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up in our politics and say definite things which mean something, or whether we shall always go on using generalities to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Always Definite Ever Everyone Generalities Go Grow Little Mean Our Politics Say Shall Something Sometimes Subscribe Things Up Using Very Whether Which Wonder]
Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics: it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently. Joseph Stiglitz
[ Affects Devoid Different Differently Fundamental Groups Involves Never Policy Politics]
The new generation of Labour is different. Different attitudes, different ideas, different ways of doing politics. Ed Miliband
[ Attitudes Different Doing Generation Ideas Labour New Politics Ways]
And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect. Seth Godin
[ Against Align Because Change Connect Factories Force Large Money Numbers Our Out Politics Something Their Them Tribes Turns Wanted Will World]
I have always hated celebrities lecturing people on politics. So forgive me. But I am passionate about this country. I am equally passionate about the potential of the people who live here. Simon Cowell
[ Always Am Celebrities Country Equally Forgive Hated Here Live Passionate Politics Potential]
It's an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul. Robert Redford
[ Above Art Honor Politics Putting Seductive Soul Terms Things]
We must remember that politics is more than a power game. The core of politics in my view is to serve our citizens, to serve our fellow human beings. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ Beings Citizens Core Fellow Game Human More Must Our Politics Power Remember Serve Than View]
People like passion in politics. Ed Gillespie
[ Passion Politics]
I got politics and economics moving and then others took over. Lech Walesa
[ Economics Got Moving Others Over Politics Then Took]
Campaigning in Wyoming is politics at its most retail level. It's done one voter at a time. Mary Cheney
[ Campaigning Done Level Most Politics Retail Time Voter Wyoming]
We're also far enough from the publishing power that we have no access to the politics of publishing, although there are interpersonal politics, of course. Katherine Dunn
[ Access Also Although Course Enough Far Interpersonal Politics Power Publishing]
But very often in politics we have the experience called up from my father when someone was trying to help him in the campaign: I can take care of my enemies, may the Good Lord save me from my friends. Robert Foster Bennett
[ Called Campaign Care Enemies Experience Father Friends Good Help Him Lord May Often Politics Save Someone Take Trying Up Very]
The trouble with Nixon is that he's a serious politics junkie. He's totally hooked and like any other junkie, he's a bummer to have around, especially as President. Hunter S. Thompson
[ Any Around Bummer Especially Hooked Junkie Nixon Other Politics President Serious Totally Trouble]
In politics, yesterday's lie is attacked only to flatter today's. Jean Rostand
[ Attacked Flatter Lie Only Politics Today Yesterday]
No. I probably do better not being in politics. They have too much control over you when you are in politics. Evander Holyfield
[ Being Better Control Much Over Politics Probably Too]
Statesmanship is harder than politics. Politics is the art of getting along with people, whereas statesmanship is the art of getting along with politicians. Fletcher Knebel
[ Along Art Getting Harder Politicians Politics Statesmanship Than Whereas]
A couple of weeks is a long time in American politics. Peter Jennings
[ American Couple Long Politics Time Weeks]
A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman. David Lloyd George
[ Agree Him Person Politician Politics Statesman Whose]
It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it. Florence E. Allen
[ Appraise Effect Long May Politics Properly Register Take Time Will Women]
We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight. Calvin Coolidge
[ Desk Less Limelight Men Midnight More Need Office Oil Politics Show Substitute Window]
The presidents I served under don't have anything to do with my politics. William Odom
[ Anything Politics Presidents Served Under]
In politics the choice is constantly between two evils. John Morley
[ Between Choice Constantly Evils Politics Two]
My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things. Kate Clinton
[ Been Expect Family Got Know Media Much Newspaper Politics Pretty Relations Religion Sections Sports Style Things Wonderful Would]
That, sir, depends on whether I embrace your mistress or your politics. John Wilkes
[ Depends Embrace Mistress Politics Sir Whether Your]
The decision as to why a show makes it has to do with politics and money. Ted Shackelford
[ Decision Makes Money Politics Show Why]
Motivated more by partisan politics than by national security, today's Democratic leaders see America as an occupier, not a liberator. And nothing makes this Marine madder than someone calling American troops occupiers rather than liberators. Zell Miller
[ America American Calling Democratic Leaders Liberator Liberators Madder Makes Marine More Motivated National Nothing Occupier Partisan Politics Rather Security See Someone Than Today Troops]
Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future. Paul Wellstone
[ Aspirations Deepest Dreams Experiences Expression Form Future Mirror Our Past Politics Reflect]
The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought. John Jay Chapman
[ Always Behind Politics Thought Twenty World Years]
Well, a lot of politics is communicating with people, and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I've been a producer and led people. Also, being a comedian, you're under pressure. Al Franken
[ Also Been Being Comedian Comedy Communicating Led Lot Obviously Politics Pressure Producer Something Under Well]
Fear is the main factor in Arab politics... There is no Arab who is not harmed by Jews' entry into Palestine. Moshe Sharett
[ Arab Entry Factor Fear Harmed Into Jews Main Palestine Politics]
Politics is a blood sport. Aneurin Bevan
[ Blood Politics Sport]
Allen Ginsberg was a world authority on the writing of William Blake, and had an incredible knowledge of classic literature and world politics. David Amram
[ Allen Authority Blake Classic Ginsberg Had Incredible Knowledge Literature Politics William World Writing]
Too many people, because they were white and poor, black and rich, or just plain busy with something other than politics, have felt they had no voice in our government. Mark Sanford
[ Because Black Busy Felt Government Had Just Many Other Our Plain Politics Poor Rich Something Than Too Voice Were White]
You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain. Stanley Baldwin
[ Attribution Complain Explain Exposed False Find Motive Much Never Politics Will]
That is why everyone in politics, and we do it, must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution. Angela Merkel
[ Compromise Contribution Depend Everybody Everyone Good Group Interest Make Makes Must Politics Single Sure Where Why]
History is the key to everything: politics, religion, even fashion. Eva Herzigova
[ Even Everything Fashion History Key Politics Religion]
The movies were custard compared to politics. Nancy Reagan
[ Compared Custard Movies Politics Were]
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room. Doug Coupland
[ Clears Forget Loneliness Out Politics Religion Room Sex Subject]
I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life: your relation to whatever you're doing, or what your ambitions are, where you live, where you find yourself in the social hierarchy. Richard Linklater
[ Always Ambitions Been Doing Everyday Find Hierarchy Interested Life Live Most Politics Relation Social Whatever Where Your Yourself]
Politics is a contact sport. Steve Chabot
[ Contact Politics Sport]
It's a good question, because a movie isn't good or bad based on its politics. It's usually good or bad for other reasons, though you might agree or disagree with its politics. Roger Ebert
[ Agree Bad Based Because Disagree Good Might Movie Other Politics Question Reasons Though Usually]
I always wanted to get into politics, but I was never light enough to make the team. Art Buchwald
[ Always Enough Get Into Light Make Never Politics Team Wanted]
In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads to usefulness as well as distinction. John George Nicolay
[ Distinction Early Law Parallel Politics Roads Usefulness Well Were West]
When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man. Herbert Hoover
[ Common Construction Doctor Engineer General Get Into Job Man Only Politics Satisfied Sick Uncommon Want War]
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared. Barack Obama
[ Always Argument Because Clearly Country Day Does Facts Now Our Part Politics Reason Right Scared Science Seem Seems Think Time Tough Winning]
Many people don't give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto. Tony Snow
[ Affairs Give Know Many Much Politics Public Rip Topography]
Politics as battle has given way to politics as spectacle. Ronald Steel
[ Battle Given Politics Spectacle Way]
Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully - love, lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph, yearning and confusion. Tony Snow
[ Capture Confusion Experiences Express Fear Generally Good Great Higher Joy Longing Love Lust Melody Mere Moods Most Music Obvious Occupies Ought Plane Politics Powerfully Rage Share Through Triumph Writers Yearning Yet]
Right now, we have no possibility of politics because we have a one-party state. Todd Gitlin
[ Because Now One-Party Politics Possibility Right State]
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Any Away Fade Parties Political Politics See Simply Will]
Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up in the life of a young professor of English. Beginning in 1968, I started to think, write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics. Edward Said
[ Beginning Caught Completely Directly English Felt Himself Involved June Life Palestinian Politics Professor Renaissance Someone Started Think Travel Until Up War Write Young]
In politics, you must let the other person have your way. Claiborne Pell
[ Must Other Person Politics Way Your]
Where there is politics or economics, there is no morality. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Economics Morality Politics Where]
Politics is the art of the next best. Otto von Bismarck
[ Art Best Next Politics]
I think politics can no longer be assigned to parliamentary activity and it probably never could be. But politics with a small p and the history of trade union movement really interests me. Saffron Burrows
[ Activity Assigned Could History Interests Longer Movement Never Parliamentary Politics Probably Really Small Think Trade Union]
I played by the rules of politics as I found them. Richard M. Nixon
[ Found Played Politics Rules Them]
In politics almost all of us are nerds, so that's just a given... but we're cool nerds. Jonathan Krohn
[ Almost Cool Given Just Nerds Politics Us]
The politics of the Cape Town Metro, which allows an executive Mayoral committee to make secret decisions which affect you, behind closed doors, is wrong! Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Affect Allows Behind Cape Closed Committee Decisions Doors Executive Make Metro Politics Secret Town Which Wrong]
Politics are not the task of a Christian. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
[ Christian Politics Task]
Politics is not an exact science. Otto von Bismarck
[ Exact Politics Science]
Politics is a contest among people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies, advocating different solutions to common problems. The system only works when principled, energetic people participate. Bob Ehrlich
[ Advocating Among Backgrounds Common Contest Different Diverse Energetic Only Participate Philosophies Politics Principled Problems Solutions System Works]
Politics is the art of controlling your environment. Hunter S. Thompson
[ Art Controlling Environment Politics Your]
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. Theodore White Politics
[ Democracy Flood Into Money Politics Pollution Today]
Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium. John B. S. Haldane
[ Branch Experiments Millennium Political Politics Rather Reforms Regard Science Shall Social Than Until Well]
Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed. Mao Tse-Tung Politics
[ Bloodshed Politics War While Without]
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. George Orwell
[ Age Folly Hatred Issues Itself Keeping Lies Mass Our Out Political Politics Schizophrenia Such Thing]
Politics is not about money. Paul Wellstone
[ Money Politics]
Alan was always interested in politics in a major way. He actually believes that anarchy is a politically viable system, but I don't. I was always interested in putting forward the ideas that represented my viewpoint. I feel the same about anything I'm doing. David Lloyd
[ Actually Alan Always Anarchy Anything Believes Doing Feel Forward Ideas Interested Major Politically Politics Putting Represented Same System Viable Viewpoint Way]
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing. John le Carre
[ Always Doing Dozen Eternal Good Nothing Politics Reasons Truth]
There's a tradition in British intellectual life of mocking any non-political force that gets involved in politics, especially within the sphere of the arts and the theatre. Harold Pinter
[ Any Arts British Especially Force Gets Intellectual Involved Life Mocking Non-Political Politics Sphere Theatre Tradition Within]
Politics is human beings; it's addition rather than subtraction. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Addition Beings Human Politics Rather Than]
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial. Erma Bombeck Food
[ Brought Cereal Controversial Family Planning Politics Public Religion Too Topic Up]
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics. Thomas Carlyle
[ Happy Hope Make Politics Vain]
Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life. E. Franklin Frazier
[ Church Educational Failure Furnish Institutes Life Longer Other Politics Prizes Walks]
On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables; we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged. Martin Sheen
[ Basically Become Democrats Eat Encourage Get Involved Left Life Politics Privileged Public Show Their Trying Vegetables Wealthy]
Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear. Naomi Klein
[ Fear Fill Filled Hates Hope Politics Someone Vacuum Will]
My shows aren't about trying to save some place, because I don't feel that's the right venue for it. That's my politics right there: Don't bring politics to my shows. Kid Rock
[ Because Bring Feel Place Politics Right Save Shows Some Trying Venue]
'Yes' is a far more potent word than 'no' in American politics. By adopting the positions which animate the political agenda for the other side, one can disarm them and leave them sputtering with nothing to say. Dick Morris
[ Adopting Agenda American Animate Disarm Far Leave More Nothing Other Political Politics Positions Potent Say Side Sputtering Than Them Which Word Yes]
I want to stay away from politics, or else I'll probably end up putting my size fifteen foot into my mouth. Peter Steele
[ Away Else End Fifteen Foot Into Mouth Politics Probably Putting Size Stay Up Want]
Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow skunks to choose the weapons. Joseph Cannon
[ Allow Choose Duel Enough Fool Must Politics Should Sometimes Weapons]
All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge. James M. Baldwin
[ Along Art Development Find Knowledge Life Made Politics Reached Reflects Religion Self Shows Social Stages Uses]
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. Barack Obama
[ Always Argument Because Clearly Day Does Facts Now Our Part Politics Reason Right Scared Science Seem Seems Think Time Tough Winning]
War is the continuation of politics by other means. Karl Von Clausewitz
[ Continuation Means Other Politics War]
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman. John Adams
[ Because Must Politics Woman Word Write]
American politics used to be an amateur sport. But somewhere along the way, we handed over to professionals all the things people used to do for free. Bob Schieffer
[ Along Amateur American Free Handed Over Politics Professionals Somewhere Sport Things Used Way]
My art will reflect not necessarily conscious politics but the unanalysed politics of my life. Carl Andre
[ Art Conscious Life Necessarily Politics Reflect Will]
I think politics is important. It's how we run our society. I think it should be natural to have an interest in the subject, and I almost don't understand why some people don't. Chester Brown
[ Almost How Important Interest Natural Our Politics Run Should Society Some Subject Think Understand Why]
There are no generalizations in American politics that vested selfishness cannot cut through. John Gunther
[ American Cannot Cut Generalizations Politics Selfishness Through Vested]
I think to be in politics you have to have the taste for blood on that. Moira Kelly
[ Blood Politics Taste Think]
I think that politics needs a bit of spicing up. Nigel Farage
[ Bit Needs Politics Think Up]
What my future will not be is active politics in the Liberal Democrat party. Paddy Ashdown
[ Active Democrat Future Liberal Party Politics Will]
You do the policy, I'll do the politics. Dan Quayle
[ Policy Politics]
If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded. Millicent Fawcett
[ Able Attach Best Course Degree Himself However Influence Meaning Measured Mill Mr Personally Political Politician Politics School Succeeded Success Then Thought Which Words]
I guess you'd call me an independent, since I've never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label. Jackie Robinson
[ Actual Always Another Call Candidates Careful Decide Guess Identified Independent Issues Label Look Matter Myself Never Party Politics Since Taking Themselves Vote]
Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Demonstrate Others Politics Right Science Wrong]
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Act Capable Honour Meanness Party Political Politics Treachery Which]
Every person has only so much attention to give, and politics and government takes up only a fraction of what it did 25 years ago. Robert Teeter
[ Ago Attention Did Every Fraction Give Government Much Only Person Politics Takes Up Years]
A lot of young poets today, from what I've heard and experienced, can't get their heads past George W. Bush, and I've heard so many poems about this democracy and this era of politics that I'm kind of bored by it. Amber Tamblyn
[ Bored Bush Democracy Era Experienced George Get Heads Heard Kind Lot Many Past Poems Poets Politics Their Today Young]
My publicist told me not to talk about politics but, yes, I think we have a president who stole the election. Liev Schreiber
[ Election Politics President Publicist Stole Talk Think Told Yes]
I never wanted to separate from either wife. It was accumulated stress. We had virtually no time to ourselves. After politics we were both working very hard to establish new careers. John Hewson
[ Accumulated After Both Careers Either Establish Had Hard Never New Ourselves Politics Separate Stress Time Very Virtually Wanted Were Wife Working]
Politics is a people business. I like people. Laura Bush
[ Business Politics]
Some of the FDA's own scientists have charged that politics, not science, is behind the FDA's actions. Joseph Crowley
[ Actions Behind Charged Fda Own Politics Science Scientists Some]
Stop bothering me with your pathetic politics - I'd rather go to the whorehouse. Otto Dix
[ Bothering Go Pathetic Politics Rather Stop Whorehouse Your]
I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty; it fights dirty. John Mellencamp
[ Dirty Fights Petty Politician Politics Want]
The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories. Christopher Lasch
[ Categories Conventional Does Formulating Hope Left-Wing Lie Lies New Political Politics Rejecting Reply]
Politics is the science of who gets what, when, and why. Sidney Hillman
[ Gets Politics Science Why]
You can't ignore politics, no matter how much you'd like to. Molly Ivins
[ How Ignore Matter Much Politics]
I don't believe in gutter politics. I don't believe in gutter journalism. Maria Shriver
[ Believe Gutter Journalism Politics]
In politics stupidity is not a handicap. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Handicap Politics Stupidity]
Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant. Henri Queuille
[ Art Decisions Longer Politics Postponing Relevant Until]
Mr. Vice President, the most fiscally conservative thing this government has ever done, is to invest massively in the green part of the recovery. Because those green dollars are the hardest working dollars in the history of American politics. That same dollar that is being used to cut energy bills, is also cutting global warming gas emissions, is also cutting unemployment, is also cutting poverty, through retrofits it's also raising the value of homes, is also by cleaning the air, cutting asthma rates. Van Jones
[ Air Also American Asthma Because Being Bills Cleaning Conservative Cut Cutting Dollar Dollars Done Emissions Energy Ever Fiscally Gas Global Government Green Hardest History Homes Invest Massively Most Mr Part Politics Pover]
Politics is compromise. Paddy Ashdown
[ Compromise Politics]
As you see the political problems are closely connected with the economical problems. With the help of politics, we will open the way for the economy and this is why all these problems are included in the program of the newly elected government. Ibrahim Rugova
[ Closely Connected Economical Economy Elected Government Help Included Newly Open Political Politics Problems Program See These Way Why Will]
I don't think that politics attracts the best and the brightest of America. It doesn't attract the most sincere people. Dick Murphy
[ America Attract Attracts Best Brightest Most Politics Sincere Think]
I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting. Winston Churchill
[ Am Anything Confine Entirely Going More Myself Never Over Painting Politicians Politics Shall War Writing]
On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity. Mark Udall
[ Back Creativity Emotionally Fatal Get Helps Mistakes Mountains Natural Personally Politics Process Recover Reflect Restore Rhythms Touch Wilderness Wounding]
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out. G. M. Trevelyan
[ Defined History Left Might Negatively Out Politics Social]
Many who think they are workers in politics are really merely tools. Lord Salisbury
[ Many Merely Politics Really Think Tools Workers]
Politics, as a practice, whatever its profession, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds. Brooks Adams
[ Always Been Hatreds Organization Politics Practice Profession Systematic Whatever]
That's possible, and in fact the legislation, the politics should graduate the advantages towards those who have children and give less to those who don't have children. Rocco Buttiglione
[ Advantages Children Fact Give Graduate Legislation Less Politics Possible Should Those Towards]
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
[ Amusing Charging Few Glory Greater Moderate More Politics Pursuit Republicans Right Than Things Watching World]
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical. Margaret Fuller
[ Aim Become Best Elevate Heart Honesty Honor Identical Laid Life Maxim Might Policy Politics Private Public Sense Simple Till Tone Trade True Would]
The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future. Lord Acton
[ Action Deposited Eminently Experience Future Goes Gold Grains History Instrument Knowledge Making Past Politics Power Practical Record Revealed River Sand Science Streams Truths]
All tools have intrinsic politics and technology is the tool of now. Godfrey Reggio
[ Intrinsic Now Politics Technology Tool Tools]
But transitions from the politics of violence to democratic compromise are always messy. Timothy Garton Ash
[ Always Compromise Democratic Messy Politics Transitions Violence]
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. Groucho Marx
[ Applying Art Everywhere Finding Incorrectly Looking Politics Remedies Trouble Wrong]
I never had a single conversation about politics with Ross Perot in my life; still haven't. James Stockdale
[ Conversation Had Haven Life Never Perot Politics Ross Single Still]
I have come to realize that Jesse Helms stands for everything in politics that is anathema to me. William Weld
[ Anathema Come Everything Helms Jesse Politics Realize Stands]
I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s, having observed some distortions up close, but since then I wouldn't say that my personal experience has remained an important motive for my writing about media. Todd Gitlin
[ Came Close Distortions Experience First Having Important Late Media Motive Observed Personal Politics Remained Say Since Some Then Think Up Writing]
A lot of history is just dirty politics cleaned up for the consumption of children and other innocents. Richard Reeves
[ Children Cleaned Consumption Dirty History Innocents Just Lot Other Politics Up]
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. John Adams War
[ Liberty Mathematics May Must Philosophy Politics Sons Study War]
I'm always rather nervous about how you talk about women who are active in politics, whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians. John F. Kennedy
[ Active Always How Nervous Politicians Politics Rather Talk Talked Want Whether Women]
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
[ Bears Close Come First Politics Profession Realize Resemblance Supposed Very]
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first. Ronald Reagan
[ Bears Been First Learned Oldest Politics Profession Resemblance Said Second Striking]
I am a part of the political process whether the multinational forces are present or not. Politics is serving the people, not chairs and positions. Muqtada al Sadr
[ Am Chairs Forces Multinational Part Political Politics Positions Present Process Serving Whether]
In politics it is necessary to take nothing tragically and everything seriously. Louis Adolphe Thiers
[ Everything Necessary Nothing Politics Seriously Take Tragically]
I was totally absorbed in the real world, the politics, the history, the news, and I just couldn't find my way into the fictional world... When I finally could return to writing the novel, it was in fits and starts. David Guterson
[ Absorbed Could Fictional Finally Find Fits History Into Just News Novel Politics Real Return Starts Totally Way World Writing]
Politicians... talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief. They're so awful, they're really funny. I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics. Paul Lynde
[ Awful Because Caused Dad Funny Generalities Grief Hate Lies Loved Our Politicians Politics Really Talk Think Thinking]
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen. Peggy Noonan
[ Beware Bright Empty Fill Hole Interesting Leaves Misshapen Missing Natures Obsessed Often Place Politically Politics Somehow Something Their Them Up Use]
We are all encouraged that Bush appears, really for the first time in his experience on the stage of presidential politics, relaxed. His comfort is our comfort. John Dean
[ Appears Bush Comfort Encouraged Experience First His Our Politics Presidential Really Relaxed Stage Time]
Globalisation has made us more vulnerable. It creates a world without borders, and makes us painfully aware of the limitations of our present instruments, and of politics, to meet its challenges. Anna Lindh
[ Aware Borders Challenges Creates Globalisation Instruments Limitations Made Makes Meet More Our Painfully Politics Present Us Vulnerable Without World]
Politics is organized hatred, that is unity. John Jay Chapman
[ Hatred Organized Politics Unity]
Value your freedom or you will lose it, teaches history. 'Don't bother us with politics', respond those who don't want to learn. Richard Stallman
[ Bother Freedom History Learn Lose Politics Respond Teaches Those Us Value Want Will Your]
I was raised to speak out about politics and the world around me. I would do it whether I was in the public or not. It is the way I was taught. The American way. Judy Collins
[ American Around Out Politics Public Raised Speak Taught Way Whether World Would]
John Glenn craved the publicity. I think even John would admit that. When he went into politics, that became pretty obvious! He knew how to do public relations. Wally Schirra
[ Admit Became Craved Even Glenn How Into John Knew Obvious Politics Pretty Public Publicity Relations Think Went Would]
Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the purpose of our politics is to expand them, for all our people. Ed Miliband
[ Expand Freedom Gifts Opportunity Our Politics Precious Purpose Them]
Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does. Groucho Marx Marriage
[ Bedfellows Does Make Marriage Politics Strange]
The intellectual architecture means focusing on doing great work instead of focusing on agency politics. Jay Chiat
[ Agency Architecture Doing Focusing Great Instead Intellectual Means Politics Work]
There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical politics none in which there is more need of good pilotage and of a single, unfaltering purpose when the waves rise high. Thomas Huxley
[ Dangerous Good High More Need None Ocean Politics Practical Purpose Rise Sea Single Than Waves Which]
Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future. Dick Morris
[ Combustion Future Grassroots Politics Spontaneous]
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. Winston Churchill Politics
[ Business Earnest Game Politics]
In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions. Catherine II
[ Capable Circumstances Conjectures Guided Must Politics Ruler]
I came into American politics and into this political system proud of politics and the way we make decisions. Byron Dorgan
[ American Came Decisions Into Make Political Politics Proud System Way]
Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics. Aristotle
[ End Good Man Must Politics Science Therefore]
The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion. Lord Hailsham
[ End Honest Into Introduction Passion Politics Religion Religious True]
I'm not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me. Kathleen Turner
[ Accessible Active Causes Help Immediate Meant Never Offer Politically Politics Practical Very Work]
With participation in politics so low at the moment I think Christians should ensure their views are represented at all levels and not leave it to others. Iain Duncan Smith
[ Christians Ensure Leave Levels Low Moment Others Participation Politics Represented Should Their Think Views]
I do not understand how anyone can, in good conscience, tell a family whose child is suffering from a life-threatening disease that politics is more important than finding a cure. Jim Doyle
[ Anyone Child Conscience Cure Disease Family Finding Good How Important Life-Threatening More Politics Suffering Tell Than Understand Whose]
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. R. Buckminster Fuller Politics
[ Always End Gun Move Pick Politics Up]
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex. Margaret Thatcher
[ Being Men Politics Reasonable Reasoned Sex Taught Things]
Politics is there the way men and women are there, the way the Atlantic Ocean is there. Sometimes I've written about politics specifically, I mean about politics as it's understood on television and in newspapers. Kenneth Koch
[ Atlantic Mean Men Newspapers Ocean Politics Sometimes Specifically Television Understood Way Women Written]
I'm going to be looking forward, asked to be judged on my record, not taken back as has been the - in a sense, the tendency throughout politics in Northern Ireland, is to always look back, always look at what was said a long time ago, instead of looking forward. Peter Hain
[ Ago Always Asked Back Been Forward Going Instead Ireland Judged Long Look Looking Northern Politics Record Said Sense Taken Tendency Throughout Time]
I may not be the world's best glad-handing politician, but I've been elected mayor twice. I understand politics. And I definitely understand where the state line is. Anthony A. Williams
[ Been Best Definitely Elected Line May Mayor Politician Politics State Twice Understand Where World]
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Distribution Politics Possession Power Real]
In the past 20 years and more since China embarked on the road of reform and opening up, we have moved steadfastly to promote political restructuring and vigorously build democratic politics under socialism. Jinato Hu
[ Build China Democratic Embarked More Moved Opening Past Political Politics Promote Reform Restructuring Road Since Socialism Steadfastly Under Up Vigorously Years]
People are very interested in politics, they just don't like it labelled politics. Douglas Hurd
[ Interested Just Labelled Politics Very]
In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons. Mary McCarthy
[ Considerations Dictated Ethical Even Honorable Military Politics Reasons Retreat Seems Shameful Suggested]
The politics of judges is getting to be red hot. Lindsey Graham
[ Getting Hot Judges Politics Red]
Amnesty is a terrible policy, and it's terrible politics. It's a terrible policy because you are rewarding people for breaking the law. Tom Tancredo
[ Amnesty Because Breaking Law Policy Politics Rewarding Terrible]
Politics is the diversion of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men. George Jean Nathan
[ Become Diversion Eyes Important Men More Politics Succeed Trivial]
And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet. Joe Eszterhas
[ Afraid Around Cabinet Consensus Dynamics Executives Focus Give Group Groups Hollywood Inner Just Know Nothing Opinion Politics Polls Say Saying Script Sit Voice Waiting]
I have absolutely zero interest in politics. Jerry Hall
[ Absolutely Interest Politics Zero]
Politics is in my blood. I'd love to be involved in 2008, maybe even '06. Judy Woodruff
[ Blood Even Involved Love Maybe Politics]
When I was a kid, Eisenhower had been President forever, and all of a sudden, everything in the world was all about Jack Kennedy. I was 12, interested in politics; my father was from Massachusetts, had an accent like Kennedy. James Ellroy
[ Accent Been Eisenhower Everything Father Forever Had Interested Jack Kennedy Kid Massachusetts Politics President Sudden World]
My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started. Andrew Sullivan
[ Crusade Early Example Gay Mainstream Marriage Now Own Politics Same-Sex Started]
On the one hand, the financial projection is on the agenda - we will see if this problem can be resolved or not. I think it is a right idea to stage a special summit, which would deal with the question of priorities of European politics. Angela Merkel
[ Agenda Deal European Financial Hand Idea Politics Priorities Problem Projection Question Resolved Right See Special Stage Summit Think Which Will Would]
Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times. Winston Churchill
[ Almost Dangerous Exciting Killed Many Once Only Politics Quite Times War]
War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man. Alfred Adler
[ Community Continuation Different Greatest Man Means Perpetrated Politics War]
In addition to the decline in competition, American politics today is characterized by a growing ideological polarization between the two major political parties. Thomas E. Mann
[ Addition American Between Characterized Competition Decline Growing Ideological Major Parties Polarization Political Politics Today Two]
I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics. When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period it didn't exactly win us any friends. Fred Frith
[ Any Certain Changed Exactly Friends Our Perception Period Politics Result Self-Righteous Things Think Through Us Went Win Zealous]
As I grew up in that world and saw how much it affected her world and how much it affected our childhood, it made me very aware of politics. Of course, I have my own private feelings and thoughts, but I don't care to share them. Natasha Richardson
[ Affected Aware Care Childhood Course Feelings Grew Her How Made Much Our Own Politics Private Saw Share Them Thoughts Up Very World]
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. Charles de Gaulle Politics
[ Left Matter Politicians Politics Serious Too]
My position is not that John Kerry is either Jesus Christ or the prophet Mohammad. My position is that John Kerry is the possibility of restarting politics. Todd Gitlin
[ Christ Either Jesus John Kerry Politics Position Possibility Prophet]
In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected. Clare Boothe Luce
[ Distribute Elected Get Letters Lick Men Out Pamphlets Politics Stamps Type Vote Women]
We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement. William Howard Taft
[ Enforcement Important Laws Legislators Live More Much Passage Politics Regard Results Seem Stage Than Their Where]
Let the message go out - a new generation has taken charge of Labour which is optimistic about our country, optimistic about our world, optimistic about the power of politics. We are optimistic and together we will change Britain. Ed Miliband
[ Britain Change Charge Country Generation Go Labour Message New Optimistic Our Out Politics Power Taken Together Which Will World]
The gun is not out of Irish politics. Ian Paisley
[ Gun Irish Out Politics]
I call it people-to-people politics and that's what politics should be about, reaching out and helping one another and touching one another about what we're going to do. Sonny Perdue
[ Another Call Going Helping Out Politics Reaching Should Touching]
For my part, I make this pledge to all of you: The politics of division, of pitting east against west, urban versus rural, region against region, and people against people will have no place in my Administration. Edward G. Rendell
[ Administration Against Division East Make Part Pitting Place Pledge Politics Region Rural Urban Versus West Will]
Protecting Americans from nuclear terrorism rises above politics. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Above Americans Nuclear Politics Protecting Rises Terrorism]
Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied. Otto von Bismarck
[ Anything Been Believe Denied Never Officially Politics Until]
More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy. Jeff Greenfield
[ Accident Conspiracy Exhaustion Happen More Politics Than Things]
I'd like to be for cinema what Shakespeare was for theatre, Marx for politics and Freud for psychology: someone after whom nothing is as it used to be. Rainer W. Fassbinder
[ After Cinema Freud Marx Nothing Politics Psychology Shakespeare Someone Theatre Used Whom]
Writing is the continuation of politics by other means. Philippe Sollers
[ Continuation Means Other Politics Writing]
Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world. Emma Goldman
[ Business Industrial Politics Reflex World]
I have strong views about South African politics and I still don't feel I need to make public statements. Zola Budd
[ African Feel Make Need Politics Public South Statements Still Strong Views]
So, what I say to people is that politics has got to be about principle and values above all. Of course, there are times when you have to make accommodations. Chris Patten
[ Above Accommodations Course Got Make Politics Principle Say Times Values]
All politics are based on the indifference of the majority. James Reston
[ Based Indifference Majority Politics]
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Almost Always Basis Friendships Hatreds Politics Shared]
Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace. Paddy Ashdown
[ Grace Politics Putting State Yourself]
I don't think politics has anything to do with left, right, or center. It has to do with trying to do right by people. Paul Wellstone
[ Anything Center Left Politics Right Think Trying]
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. Thomas Jefferson
[ Cause Considered Difference Friend Never Opinion Philosophy Politics Religion Withdrawing]
I read all these stories that I don't know anything about politics. But I must know something. I've had some good victories in Congress, and I've survived this town for four years. Donald T. Regan
[ Anything Congress Four Good Had Know Must Politics Read Some Something Stories Survived These Town Victories Years]
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds. Henry Brooks Adams
[ Always Been Hatreds Organization Politics Systematic]
Politics are beautiful. They enable a community to live collectively with one another. It's not about stabbing each other in the back; it's about enabling people to reach their dreams and pursue happiness. Ben Nicholson
[ Another Back Beautiful Collectively Community Dreams Each Enable Enabling Happiness Live Other Politics Pursue Reach Stabbing Their]
Politics is show business for ugly people. Paul Begala
[ Business Politics Show Ugly]
It seems to be the thing now that young people are getting back into politics. Susan George
[ Back Getting Into Now Politics Seems Thing Young]
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate. Charles de Gaulle Politics
[ Betray Country Either Electorate Necessary Politics Prefer]
I don't believe your soul mate has to share your politics. Rachel Weisz
[ Believe Mate Politics Share Soul Your]
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are. Cal Thomas Politics
[ Election Hate Objective Politician Politics Power Rarely Reasons Truth]
From politics, it was an easy step to silence. Jane Austen
[ Easy Politics Silence Step]
I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more. Dave Davies
[ Based Became Beings Control Controlling Human Just Money More Politics Religion Same Then Thing Think Too Want Weakness Went Wrong]
When you look at our world, the truth is that we're all under the influence of politics. Roland Joffe
[ Influence Look Our Politics Truth Under World]
The bizarre world of cards is a world of pure power politics where rewards and punishments are meted out immediately. Ely Culbertson
[ Bizarre Cards Immediately Out Politics Power Punishments Pure Rewards Where World]
It's much easier to wear a Chairman Mao button and shake your fists in the air and all that, then to actually read the Communist manifesto and things like that and actually become involved in politics. Lester Bangs
[ Actually Air Become Button Chairman Communist Easier Fists Involved Manifesto Mao Much Politics Read Shake Then Things Wear Your]
We can't make any statements here. We can't talk about the internal politics of Paraguay. Alfredo Stroessner
[ Any Here Internal Make Politics Statements Talk]
Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society. E. L. Doctorow
[ Art Assimilation Avenue Important Into Politics Society Very]
My politics are of a practical kind - the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all. Winfield Scott Hancock
[ Country Federal Government Honorable Integrity Kind None Peace Politics Practical Supremacy]
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. Ambrose Bierce
[ Administration American Condition Country Failed Given Having Leave Office Person Politics Secure]
War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support. Colin Powell
[ Go Last Our Politics Purpose Resort Should Support Understand War]
I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on. Helen Gahagan
[ Act Active Actors Any Back Became Because Did Longer Nothing Politics Possibility Sat Saw Stages Which World Would]
On the other side, I do believe that the rhetoric we are seeing from the Democrats today is unprecedented, is a new low in presidential politics and goes beyond political discourse and amounts to political hate speech. Ed Gillespie
[ Amounts Believe Beyond Democrats Discourse Goes Hate Low New Other Political Politics Presidential Rhetoric Seeing Side Speech Today Unprecedented]
I'm not talking ideas, or even presentation. It's like in politics: You have to sell something to become an electric player - like your skin or your heart. Keith Jarrett
[ Become Electric Even Heart Ideas Player Politics Presentation Sell Skin Something Talking Your]
I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests. Let politics stand down for a while. don't waste anytime thinking about future elections until we've done our jobs here. Bob Riley
[ Anytime Ask Deaf Done Down Ear Elections Future Here Interests Jobs Our Politics Special Stand Thinking Turn Until Waste While]
Things move very slowly in politics. We seem to fight the same wars over and over again. Pete du Pont
[ Again Fight Move Over Politics Same Seem Slowly Things Very Wars]
The difference between the men and the boys in politics is, and always has been, that the boys want to be something, while the men want to do something. Eric Sevareid
[ Always Been Between Boys Difference Men Politics Something Want While]
It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics. Paul Wellstone
[ Belief Develop Each Excesses Extremes Free Full Fully Give Her His Inequality Lives Must Our Out Person Politics Potential Precious Reduced Take Time Why]
It was hard to figure out what were the good causes, the bad causes, even the good politics and the bad politics. So we started taking requests and figuring it out. Jeff Ament
[ Bad Causes Even Figure Figuring Good Hard Out Politics Requests Started Taking Were]
Good thing we've still got politics in Texas - finest form of free entertainment ever invented. Molly Ivins
[ Entertainment Ever Finest Form Free Good Got Invented Politics Still Texas Thing]
The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Decency Kind Most Politics Practical]
If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in, there's something wrong with American politics. Edna Ferber
[ American Dirty Part Politics Something Take Too Women Wrong]
Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom. Bernadette Devlin
[ Allowed Basically Bottom British Coming Doing Effective Go Job More Organized Parliament Place Politics Sacrifice Should Top]
I came at age in the '60s, and initially my hopes and dreams were invested in politics and the movements of the time - the anti-war movement, the civil rights movement. I worked on Bobby Kennedy's campaign for president as a teenager in California and the night he was killed. David Talbot
[ Age Anti-War Bobby California Came Campaign Civil Dreams Hopes Initially Invested Kennedy Killed Movement Movements Night Politics President Rights Teenager Time Were Worked]
Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics. Mark Dayton
[ Administration Before Children Continue Emissions Endanger Environment Harm Health Mercury Politics Pregnant Public Puts Until Will Women]
Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was. Diane Watson
[ Abiding African-Americans Also Approach Been Charles Commitment Deep Front His King Lines Luther Martin May Money Mouth Music Plight Politics Put Ray Reflected Revolutionary Where]
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books. Eldridge Cleaver
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope? Barack Obama
[ Cynicism Election End Hope Participate Politics]
Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square. Alex Cox
[ Dose English Everybody Fairly Gets Greatest His Language Little Playwright Politics Shakespeare Square]
Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country - and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians. Charles Krauthammer
[ Airwaves America American Assassination Character Country Declares Every Fills Industry Itself Lost Most Nearly Political Politicians Politics Practitioner Puzzled Then Trust Two Virulent Years]
In my grandfather's lab, scientists did independent research, and peers reviewed and commented on its merits. Politics, he taught me, had no place in the scientific process. Tammy Baldwin
[ Commented Did Grandfather Had Independent Lab Merits Peers Place Politics Process Research Reviewed Scientific Scientists Taught]
I don't want to pass a punitive law, or use politics as a vendetta. Romano Prodi
[ Law Pass Politics Punitive Use Vendetta Want]
Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Despot Idealism Just Politics Thought Will]
War is the ultimate tool of politics. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Politics Tool Ultimate War]
When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death. Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it. John Cusack
[ Aesthetics Applied Core Death Extreme Fascism Kitsch Mask Politics Principle Taken Truth]
These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over. Van Morrison
[ Back Became Days Get Long Media Mixed New Over Politics Religion Seem Taken Television These Time Up]
If it wasn't for what goes on in the world of politics, we wouldn't really have much of a show. Samantha Bee
[ Goes Much Politics Really Show World]
I am not at all a politician. I don't think I'm cut out for politics. I am certainly not going to stand for election. Pervez Musharraf
[ Am Certainly Cut Election Going Out Politician Politics Stand Think]
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution. Alexander Hamilton
[ Absurd Aim Cured Either Equally Fire Heresies Making Persecution Politics Rarely Religion Sword]
Crime does not pay as well as politics. Alfred Newman
[ Crime Does Pay Politics Well]
It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe. Hedy Lamarr
[ America Arts Business Easier Europe Politics Succeed Than Women]
All they expected me to do was rip and read the wire 'leads,' without doing any original reporting. It was pretty basic, but gave me a taste of how to combine my love of politics and broadcasting. Andrea Mitchell
[ Any Basic Broadcasting Combine Doing Expected Gave How Leads Love Original Politics Pretty Read Reporting Rip Taste Wire Without]
The Congress has historically played covert communal politics in order to create what in India we call vote banks where you pit one community against another and so on in order to secure votes. Arundhati Roy
[ Against Another Banks Call Communal Community Congress Covert Create Historically India Order Pit Played Politics Secure Vote Votes Where]
The politics of surprise leads through the Gates of Astonishment into the Kingdom of Hope. Max Lerner
[ Astonishment Gates Hope Into Kingdom Leads Politics Surprise Through]
I'm in politics. I'm in government, so nothing surprises me. Andrew Cuomo
[ Government Nothing Politics Surprises]
Politics will sooner or later make fools of everybody. Dick Armey
[ Everybody Fools Later Make Politics Sooner Will]
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
[ Anything Deal Dried Egg Had Lot Morning Plate Politics Seeing Sisters Tell Than]
Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life. Saul Alinsky
[ Against Bed Child Corrupting Corruption Father Fears Go His Learns Life Mother Off Play Politics Process Time]
Music is what I must do, business is what I need to do and politics is what I have to do. Bob Geldof
[ Business Music Must Need Politics]
I'm not really one of those people who believes that if you're a musician you can just leave that behind and start getting into politics. Damon Albarn
[ Behind Believes Getting Into Just Leave Musician Politics Really Start Those]
There can only be democracy when money is not allowed to be spent in Politics. Imran Khan
[ Allowed Democracy Money Only Politics Spent]
I realize it's probably best to keep my politics to myself. Shannen Doherty
[ Best Keep Myself Politics Probably Realize]
Politics is when you say you are going to do one thing while intending to do another. Then you do neither what you said nor what you intended. Saddam Hussein
[ Another Going Intended Intending Neither Nor Politics Said Say Then Thing While]
Human nature doesn't include all human beings. There are human beings who are indifferent to politics, religion, virtually anything. Conor Cruise O'Brien
[ Anything Beings Human Include Indifferent Nature Politics Religion Virtually]
If it weren't the problem of politics for me, it would be another. And yet, sometimes it's so difficult. And I feel sorry for myself. And then hate myself for this feeling of self-pity. Julie Nixon Eisenhower
[ Another Difficult Feel Feeling Hate Myself Politics Problem Self-Pity Sometimes Sorry Then Weren Would Yet]
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. Edmund Burke
[ Empire Go Great Ill Little Magnanimity Minds Politics Seldom Together Truest Wisdom]
It is necessary to take an active part in politics to observe how often the welfare of the party organization is put before the issues, even before the welfare of the commonwealth. Charles Edison
[ Active Before Commonwealth Even How Issues Necessary Observe Often Organization Part Party Politics Put Take Welfare]
At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else. Shirley Chisholm
[ Anywhere Country Determination Else Idealism More Needs Our Perhaps Politics Present Than Women]
Politics and war are remarkably similar situations. Newt Gingrich
[ Politics Remarkably Similar Situations War]
What we won when all of our people united must not be lost in suspicion and distrust and selfishness and politics. Accordingly, I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as president. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Accept Accordingly Another Distrust Lost Must Nomination Our Party Politics President Seek Selfishness Shall Suspicion Term United Will Won]
For us, sons of France, political sentiment is a passion; while, for the Englishmen, politics are a question of business. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Business Englishmen France Passion Political Politics Question Sentiment Sons Us While]
The best politics is no politics. Henry M. Jackson
[ Best Politics]
The modern form of things had begun to appeal to me, also (as material for satire) politics, and the lives of the great and little, high up in the social scale. Laurence Housman
[ Also Appeal Begun Form Great Had High Little Lives Material Modern Politics Satire Scale Social Things Up]
To an intellectual who is adrift in politics, a theory is an aim; to a true politician his theory is a boundary. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Adrift Aim Boundary His Intellectual Politician Politics Theory True]
This match is about sport and I separate that completely from politics. Oliver Kahn
[ Completely Match Politics Separate Sport]
It is money, money, money! Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics. Robert Byrd Money
[ American Ideas Money Politics Principles Reigns Supreme]
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. Richard Armour Politics
[ Been Concerned Instead Left Long Politics Right Seems Too Wrong Years]
Politics is activity in relation to power. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Activity Politics Power Relation]
I do not know much about politics, but I am trying to do the best I can with this administration until the time shall come for me to turn it over to somebody else. William Howard Taft
[ Administration Am Best Come Else Know Much Over Politics Shall Somebody Time Trying Turn Until]
My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Business Highest Ideas Instead Into Introduction Kind Liberalism Life Namely Objection Philosophical Political Politics Practical Principles]
I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you. Ann Richards
[ Always Enemies Friends Hurt Kill Politics Said Will Your]
It's such a beautiful sport, with no politics involved, no color, no class. Only as a youngster can you play and as a pro can you win. The game has kept me young, involved and excited and for me to be up here with gems of baseball. Jack Buck
[ Baseball Beautiful Class Color Excited Game Gems Here Involved Kept Only Play Politics Pro Sport Such Up Win Young Youngster]
Politics is not bean bags. It's serious, tough stuff. Colin Powell
[ Bags Bean Politics Serious Stuff Tough]
The election before us will be the Austerlitz of American politics. Roscoe Conkling
[ American Before Election Politics Us Will]
I don't for the life of me understand how anybody could contemplate the results of the 2000 election in the US and say that electoral politics doesn't matter any more, and that Ralph Nader was right when he said there is no difference between the two parties. Todd Gitlin
[ Any Anybody Between Contemplate Could Difference Election Electoral How Life Matter More Nader Parties Politics Ralph Results Right Said Say Two Understand Us]
The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own. Aldous Huxley
[ Beings Condemned Conventions Fact Human Individual Instruments Monstrous Most Murder Murdered Own Politics Quarrels Shocking Their These Victims War]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
I think people are just really disappointed, disappointed with Blair as well, who's just like Bush's lapdog. I think everyone's just disillusioned with politics in our country, and it must be the same in your country. Paul Weller
[ Blair Bush Country Disappointed Disillusioned Everyone Just Must Our Politics Really Same Think Well Your]
Politics is the womb in which war develops. Karl Von Clausewitz
[ Develops Politics War Which Womb]
Let's be clear: the work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus which is the business of politics. What is relevant is reproducible results. The greatest scientists in history are great precisely because they broke with the consensus. Timothy R. Minnich
[ Because Broke Business Clear Consensus Great Greatest History Nothing Politics Precisely Relevant Results Science Scientists Whatever Which Work]
In politics there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers, and then there are those like John McCain who use their careers to promote change. Sarah Palin
[ Candidates Careers Change John Mccain Politics Promote Some Their Then Those Use]
We can play politics, or we can reduce crime. Bobby Scott
[ Crime Play Politics Reduce]
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
[ Always Falter Injured Keep Moment Must Pack Politics Rest Running Sense Turn Will Wolves]
Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics. Christopher Lasch
[ Adherents Bring Insights New Politics Reject Religion Religious Right Separation Spiritual]
There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion. Barack Obama
[ Administration Anybody Determined Even Going Intersection Marketing Neglecting Occupied Office Opinion Perverse Policy Politics Pride Probably Public Remember Right Short-Term Success Thing Think Unpopular Were]
Living in Washington, you can't take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don't believe because they get paid to. Tucker Carlson
[ Because Believe Draw Get Hacks Honesty Line Living Paid Political Politics Say Seriously Take Things Time Too Washington]
We have views on social issues that may seem to some that we are hard-line Tories. However our economics policies and our opposition to the process called globalisation could be considered by some to place us on the far-left of conventional politics. Steve Blake
[ Called Considered Conventional Could Economics Globalisation Hard-Line However Issues May Opposition Our Place Policies Politics Process Seem Social Some Tories Us Views]
Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock'n'roll, politics as a movie. Joe Eszterhas
[ Candidate Front Getting Meanwhile Movie Politics Public Rock Roll Star]
Democrats always like to brag that their guys are smarter than the opponents and Republicans always like to brag that their guys are more moral than the opponents. But if you're looking for morals in politics you're looking for bananas in the cheese department. Harry Shearer
[ Always Bananas Brag Cheese Democrats Department Guys Looking Moral Morals More Opponents Politics Republicans Smarter Than Their]
I was surprised by the response of young people because there is a perception that those younger than the 1988 generation are not interested in politics. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Because Generation Interested Perception Politics Response Surprised Than Those Young Younger]
I always enjoyed politics. I worked at the White House recently, primarily for the First Lady. Because of my experience running my travel agency, I was in charge of the files she kept on the Travel Office. Joseph Force Crater
[ Agency Always Because Charge Enjoyed Experience Files First House Kept Lady Office Politics Primarily Recently Running She Travel White Worked]
Modern politics today requires a mastery of television. I've never really warmed up to television and, in fairness to television, it's never warmed up to me. Walter F. Mondale
[ Fairness Mastery Modern Never Politics Really Requires Television Today Up Warmed]
Things happen in American politics in the political center. If the President will meet us in the center, there are things we can accomplish. Mitch McConnell
[ Accomplish American Center Happen Meet Political Politics President Things Us Will]
Half a truth is better than no politics. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Better Half Politics Than Truth]
The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both. John Cornyn
[ Bin Both Distinguish Distorts Does Draw Enemy Extreme Intolerance Islam Just Long Minority Others Politics Posed Religion Specifically Strain Terrorism Threat Tradition Within]
Without the Empire we should be tossed like a cork in the cross current of world politics. It is at once our sword and our shield. William Morris Hughes
[ Cork Cross Current Empire Once Our Politics Shield Should Sword Tossed Without World]
Politics is so much about serendipity that we've got to have a bigger pool of women, so that when people drop out of the process, you've got others to turn to. Eleanor Clift
[ Bigger Drop Got Much Others Out Politics Pool Process Serendipity Turn Women]
Here's a very good rule of thumb in politics: losing begets losing. John Podhoretz
[ Begets Good Here Losing Politics Rule Thumb Very]
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times. Winston Churchill
[ Killed Many Once Only Politics Times War]
I wish it were simply a nightmare, but I think that any reasonable person watching American politics would come to the conclusion that a second Bush administration would in fact incorporate a more radicalized version of what we've seen in the first administration. Robert Reich
[ Administration American Any Bush Come Conclusion Fact First Incorporate More Nightmare Person Politics Reasonable Second Seen Simply Think Version Watching Were Wish Would]
Hope springs eternal, even in politics. Gwen Ifill
[ Eternal Even Hope Politics Springs]
Politics would be a helluva good business if it weren't for the goddamned people. Richard M. Nixon
[ Business Goddamned Good Helluva Politics Weren Would]
We have drained common sense out of our politics. The more we focus on tactics and games, the more good people check out and give up. Deval Patrick
[ Check Common Drained Focus Games Give Good More Our Out Politics Sense Tactics Up]
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
[ Flying Head Liberals Make Never Nor Place Politics Same Saucers Seen Tail Them Twice]
When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn you could take from journalism. Jim Hightower
[ Could Downward Entered Journalism Only Politics Take Took Turn]
We would not have our politics distracted and embittered by the dissensions of other lands. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Distracted Embittered Lands Other Our Politics Would]
Even if we don't know it or aren't aware of it, politics and philosophy are really what make our up lives. Roland Joffe
[ Aware Even Know Lives Make Our Philosophy Politics Really Up]
If the planters carry politics into the fields they will find it bad business. Charles E. Merrill
[ Bad Business Carry Fields Find Into Planters Politics Will]
The way politics divides the world is into friend and enemy. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Divides Enemy Friend Into Politics Way World]
Do we want an Attorney General who will play politics with the law, play politics with the court and just play politics with international conventions designed to protect our troops? I do not want to play that kind of politics. I am going to vote against Alberto Gonzales. Barbara Mikulski
[ Against Am Attorney Conventions Court Designed General Going Gonzales International Just Kind Law Our Play Politics Protect Troops Vote Want Will]
I suppose I've always carried what is regarded as a bit of unnecessary baggage in Britain. I've always carried the charge that I am an intellectual in politics. Chris Patten
[ Always Am Baggage Bit Britain Carried Charge Intellectual Politics Regarded Suppose Unnecessary]
The gays like 'Project Runway' because it's a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It's a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That's just like the culture. We're not all into politics necessarily. We're more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she's so fabulous. I just think it's a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that's fun. Christian Siriano
[ Also Always Because Big Boys Creative Culture Design Draw Environment Fabulous Fashion Fun Gay Gays General Industry Into Just Know Lots Love More Most Necessarily Politics Pretty Project Runway She Show Think]
To balance China, the democracies will need new friends - and India with its fast-growing economy, youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate. David Frum
[ Balance Candidate China Democracies Democratic Economy Fast-Growing Friends India Need New Obvious Politics Population Seems Will Youthful]
Sometimes things just click. The one contribution I tried to do, was shield the staff from the corporate politics that occur on any show. But yes, we all got along very well. Joe Murray
[ Along Any Click Contribution Corporate Got Just Occur Politics Shield Show Sometimes Staff Things Tried Very Well Yes]
It's called political economy because it is has nothing to do with either politics or economy. Stephen Leacock
[ Because Called Economy Either Nothing Political Politics]
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. Ambrose Bierce
[ Alliance Cannot Deeply Each Hands Inserted International Other Plunder Pockets Politics Separately Their Thieves Third Two Union]
Well, Judy, I would hope in the new year, we could start thinking about politics not like it was the Super Bowl, where you always have to have one team that wins and the other team has to be a loser. John Breaux
[ Always Bowl Could Hope Judy Loser New Other Politics Start Super Team Thinking Well Where Wins Would Year]
Look at the declining television coverage. Look at the declining voting rate. Economics and economic news is what moves the country now, not politics. Robert Teeter
[ Country Coverage Declining Economic Economics Look Moves News Now Politics Rate Television Voting]
If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign. George W. Bush
[ Campaign Come Cynicism Join Politics Polls Principles Sick Tired]
I think the American people have been surprised by the enthusiasm with which the Iraqis have taken to elections and politics. Duncan Hunter
[ American Been Elections Enthusiasm Iraqis Politics Surprised Taken Think Which]
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects. Lester B. Pearson
[ Blunt Objects Politics Skilled Use]
Let's just do what is right for the American people. And those of us who are involved in politics and government know that our responsibility is to the American people, that we have a responsibility to find our common ground, to seek it and to find it. Nancy Pelosi
[ American Common Find Government Ground Involved Just Know Our Politics Responsibility Right Seek Those Us]
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. Pericles
[ Because Interest Just Mean Politics Take Won]
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity. Vera Brittain
[ Executive Expression Human Immaturity Politics Usually]
Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything. Peggy Noonan
[ Combination Competence Everything Politics Sincerity Strong]
I always figured it was best if I write my songs, take them to my publisher and just lay back. There used to be so many things going on - getting to the artist, getting to the publishers - you know, politics. I just didn't want to get mixed up in all of that. Otis Blackwell
[ Always Artist Back Best Figured Get Getting Going Just Know Lay Many Mixed Politics Publisher Publishers Songs Take Them Things Up Used Want Write]
When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas. David Brooks
[ Character Cover Hold How Ideas Important Knowing Matters More Politics Realize Talk Than Way]
Is anyone serious about the politics of happiness? David Cameron dipped a toe in the water, using the word lightly, but denying the hard policies it implies. Labour shies away from it, but should take up the challenge. Polly Toynbee
[ Anyone Away Cameron Challenge David Denying Dipped Happiness Hard Implies Labour Lightly Policies Politics Serious Should Take Toe Up Using Water Word]
I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Day Eighteen Hours More Politics Seldom Than Think]
Lenin said that people vote with their feet. Well, that's what's happening. They either go, or they don't go. It's all politics. It's all demographics. Warren Beatty
[ Demographics Either Feet Go Happening Lenin Politics Said Their Vote Well]
The thing about American politics, as I've learned, is there is no choice. Rob Walton
[ American Choice Learned Politics Thing]
I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Am Any Campaign Enough Experienced Hand Hardest How Learned Now Old Political Politics Proving Seasoned Thing Unworthy Win Winning Without]
The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics. Emmeline Pankhurst
[ Argument Broken Modern Most Pane Politics Valuable Window]
Good government is good politics. Richard J. Daley
[ Good Government Politics]
I have no political aspirations, although a lot of people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand. Rita Mero
[ Acting Although Aspirations Believe Go Hand Lot Political Politics]
There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Lose Must Politics Right Side Times]
Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means. Arthur Koestler
[ Breathing Critical End Fair History Justifies Means Old Other Points Politics Possible Relatively Rule Spaces Than Turning]
I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country. Tony Blair
[ Came Change Come Country Into Labour Party Politics]
One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. Donald Trump
[ Disgrace Go Good Government Into Key Politics Problems Such Today]
Well, I think any time you delve into this sort of religion, politics, as you well know, you're going to, you know, touch a few nerves. I wasn't - now - and this is the honest truth. Mel Gibson
[ Any Delve Few Going Honest Into Know Nerves Now Politics Religion Sort Think Time Touch Truth Well]
I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business. Richard M. Nixon
[ Business Cynical Dirty Politics Reject View]
The generous way of putting it is that we were not ready for this. The less generous way is to say: How was it possible to return to the politics of appeasement of the 1930s? Paddy Ashdown
[ Appeasement Generous How Less Politics Possible Putting Ready Return Say Way Were]
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is. Margaret Cho
[ Heart Less Live Politics Than Where Your]
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions. Jonathan Swift
[ Commonly Corruptions Nothing Politics Understood Word]
I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known. Abraham Lincoln
[ Again Aroused Compromise Done Interest Known Losing Missouri Politics Pretty Repeal Since Then Well]
Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation. Larry Flynt
[ Hobby Politics Smut Vocation]
Do you think it's possible to discuss politics without preaching? Steven Brust
[ Discuss Politics Possible Preaching Think Without]
To go from politics to news, at least the subject matter is the same, even if the view is different. Jerry Springer
[ Different Even Go Least Matter News Politics Same Subject View]
I met my wife Anne who was a sociology student, and her influence together with activities associated with the student movement of the time opened up my interests amongst other things into the theatre, art, music, politics and philosophy. Paul Nurse
[ Activities Amongst Anne Art Associated Her Influence Interests Into Met Movement Music Opened Other Philosophy Politics Sociology Student Theatre Things Time Together Up Wife]
Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion. Richard M. Nixon
[ Finishing Gets Oblivion Olympics Politics Second Silver]
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Any Anything Battle Chance Contest Last Lose Minute Politics Should Very Were Work]
People meet in bars after work all over the world and talk about the great problems of life and death and the world and politics and they don't take themselves seriously. They can do nothing else except chat about these things in bars after work. Whitfield Diffie
[ After Bars Chat Death Else Except Great Life Meet Nothing Over Politics Problems Seriously Take Talk Themselves These Things Work World]
If you see something is going wrong within politics and the world today, then some Hip Hop artist is gonna come along and get straight with it. If they think that there's a lot of racism going on then there's another Hip Hop artist who's gonna come out and speak their mind. Afrika Bambaataa
[ Along Another Artist Come Get Going Gonna Hip Hop Lot Mind Out Politics Racism See Some Something Speak Straight Their Then Think Today Within World Wrong]
I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether. Lord Byron
[ Altogether Arises Consistency Except Indifference Politics Probably Subject]
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Accident Bet Happens Nothing Planned Politics Way]
My job is to look at what politics is doing, not be a politician myself. Antonio Tabucchi
[ Doing Job Look Myself Politician Politics]
We have a set of sensible policies that are appropriate for the 21st century and which strike a chord of appeal with the silent majority. Perhaps that is why we are welcoming new members every week who have never before been involved in politics. Steve Blake
[ Appeal Appropriate Been Before Century Chord Every Involved Majority Members Never New Perhaps Policies Politics Sensible Set Silent Strike Week Welcoming Which Why]
Politics is not perfect but it's the best available nonviolent means of changing how we live. Maynard Jackson
[ Available Best Changing How Live Means Nonviolent Perfect Politics]
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
[ America Aspirations Certain Clash Competitive Culture Democracy Dreams Interests Just Merely Mobility Personality Politics Represents]
Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country. Ricardo Montalban
[ Aside Brothers Cast Country Get Good Honor Impression Love Necessarily Partisan Party Patriotism Politics Sisters Sometimes Too Your]
British politics is more nuanced. Part of the problem with New Labour is that they are a moving target. Rory Bremner
[ British Labour More Moving New Nuanced Part Politics Problem Target]