Politics Quotes

As long as there are entrenched social and political distinctions between sexes, races, or classes, there will be forms of science whose main function is to rationalize and legitimize these distinctions.

I think I would make a great politician. I’m nice to nearly everybody, and I can talk for long periods of time without actually saying anything. I’m pro-choice, pro get-a-life and pro-death, which means that everyone would have to vote for me at least a third of the time.

Unfortunately, politicians have the Paul Masson theory of government – We will deal with no problems before its time.”

It is more than a crime; it is a political fault.

Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.

To ask a politician to lead us is to ask the tail of a dog to lead the dog.

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

If I seem to take part in politics, it is only because politics encircles us today like the coil of a snake from which one cannot get out, no matter how much one tries. I wish therefore to wrestle with the snake.

My fellow citizens, it is an honor and a pleasure to be here today. My opponent has openly admitted he feels an affinity toward your city, but I happen to like this area. It might be a salubrious place to him, but to me it is one of the nation’s most delightful garden spots. When […]