“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
“Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.”– Aristotle
“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”– Winston Churchill
“Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”– George Orwell
“When the political columnists say ‘Every thinking man’ they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to ‘Every intelligent voter’ they mean everybody who is going to vote for them.”– Franklin P. Adams
“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way. “– Franklin D. Roosevelt
“An empty stomach is not a good political advisor. “– Albert Einstein
“Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.”– Ronald Reagan
“There are always too many Democratic congressmen, too many Republican congressmen, and never enough U.S. congressmen.”– Anonymous
“In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. “– Margaret Thatcher
“In politics stupidity is not a handicap. “– Napoleon Bonaparte
“A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they’re dead.”– Leo Rosten
“Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt
“We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.”– Martin L. Gross
“When our government is spoken of as some menacing, threatening, foreign entity, it ignores the fact that in our democracy, government is us.”– Barack Obama
“Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.”– Oscar Ameringer
“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”– Ernest Benn
“Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule — and both commonly succeed, and are right.”– H.L. Mencken
“Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.”– Winston Churchill
“An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.”– George Eliot;
“Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.”– Gore Vidal
“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 E. MacDonald
Why waste your money looking up your family tree? Just go into politics and your opponent will do it for you.
– Mark Twain
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
– Albert Einstein
Politics is a great art. You need to know how to persuade people to pay for being robbed.
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
– George Orwell
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
– George Orwell
The only difference between Hitler and Bush is that Hitler was elected.
– Kurt Vonnegut
Politician are seasonal & perishable goods according to their behavior
Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it.
– Walter Winchell
A doctor can only treat patients. A doctor can only help the people who are shot or who are injured. But a politician can stop people from injuries. A politician can take a step so that no person is scared tomorrow.
– Malala Yousafzai
The President’s post should not be politicised. Once a president is elected, he is above politics.
– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
– Doug Larson
Democracy cannot consist solely of elections that are nearly always fictitious and managed by rich landowners and professional politicians.
– Che Guevara
Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.
– Bob Marley
Crime does not pay as well as politics.
– Alfred Newman
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
Politics is more difficult than physics.
– Albert Einstein
As for politics, I’m an anarchist. I hate governments and rules and fetters. Can’t stand caged animals. People must be free.
– Charlie Chaplin
Put the politicians on minimum wage. Watch how fast things change.
Difference between sports and politics: in sports, people talk less and do more while, while in politicians, people talk more and do less.
Whoever coined the phrase ‘cheaters never prosper’ was obviously ignorant of the economic history of how rich countries acquired their wealth.
We can never have a businessman or businesswoman as president.