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Top 30 Politics Quotations

  1. “It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.”
    — Albert Einstein
  2. “Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.”
    — Ambrose Bierce
  3. “Man is by nature a political animal.”
    — Aristotle
  4. “I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.”
    — Charles De Gaulle
  5. “The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they’ve been appointed and thinking they’ve been anointed.”
    — Claude D. Pepper
  6. “Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies.”
    — Dalton Camp
  7. “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
  8. “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
  9. “We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.”
    — Frank McKinney Hubbard
  10. “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
  11. “Run for office? No. I’ve slept with too many women, I’ve done too many drugs, and I’ve been to too many parties.”
    — George Clooney
  12. “My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there’s hardly any difference.”
    — Harry S. Truman
  13. “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.”
    — John Kenneth Galbraith
  14. “The word ‘politics’ is derived from the word ‘poly’, meaning ‘many’, and the word ‘ticks’, meaning ‘blood sucking parasites’.”
    — Larry Hardiman
  15. “Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.”
    — Lester B. Pearson
  16. “Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.”
    — Mao Tse-Tung
  17. “Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.”
    — Mark B. Cohen
  18. “You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.”
    — Milton Berle
  19. “Politics is the art of the possible.”
    — Otto Von Bismarck
  20. “In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap.”
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
  21. “Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.”
    — Paul Valery
  22. “Politicians are wonderful people as long as they stay away from things they don’t understand, such as working for a living.”
    — P. J. ORourke
  23. “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
  24. “Politics is largely a matter of heart.”
    — R. A. Butler
  25. “Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.”
    — Robert Louis Stevenson
  26. “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
  27. “Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.”
    — Ronald Reagan
  28. “A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.”
    — Texas Guinan
  29. “The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.”
    — Will Durant
  30. “The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that’s out always looks the best.”
    — Will Rogers

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