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" A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip. "
" Harvard's Kennedy School of Government asked me to serve as a fellow at its Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy. After my varied and celebrated career in television, movies, publishing, and the lucrative world of corporate speaking, being a fellow at Harvard seemed, frankly, like a step down. "
" There might be some serious fun in politics. "
Hunter S. Thompson
" Good government is good politics. "
Richard J. Daley
" In Asia, it's customary to get together with your entire extended family on a regular basis, and it's all rife with politics. "
" I paid too heavy a price for perestroika. "
" Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned. "
" Politics is the entertainment branch of industry. "
" It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear. "
Rutherford B. Hayes
" Politics should not be the least heart-filled thing we do, it should be the most heart-filled thing we do. "
" 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. "
" Like Indiana Jones, I don't like snakes - though that might lead some to ask why I'm in politics. "
" I know from personal experience that engaging with your community and helping others helps foster a sense of shared sacrifice and - at a time when our politics seem more focused on tearing us apart than bringing us together - that shared sacrifice will help us rekindle the national unity that has made us the strongest nation in the world. "
" I am not God. Nor am I Phantom. I am ready to accept any criticism. I have been in politics for decades. Each and every day, in several media, there is criticism of me. "
" There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle. "
Alexis de Tocqueville
" We're not into politics at all. We're just saying what other people are afraid to say. "
" In elections in Iceland, I have always been an abstainer. It seems like politics is such a small bundle of self-important people, who don't have much to do with things I'm interested in. "
" If we lived within our means - by being prudent - the 7 billion people in the world could have everything they needed. Global politics should be moving in that direction. But we think as people and countries, not as a species. "
" I discourage a cult of personality. "
" A lot of women these days, a lot of young women don't want to call themselves feminists. You have this cheap, hideous 'girl power' sort of fad, which I think is pretty benign at best, but at worst, I think it's a way of taking the politics out of feminism and making it some kind of fashion. "
" I never stood for any president in my life, never voted, before Barack Obama. It changed my life to vote. It starts there with me. I never cared for politics before Barack Obama. I never thought it mattered to people like me. "
" The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. "
" Amnesty is a terrible policy, and it's terrible politics. It's a terrible policy because you are rewarding people for breaking the law. "
" Nobody in a leadership level in American politics is trying to inspire the American people. Everybody needs to be goosed. The vast majority of people are not self-starters. "
" A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader. "
Harry S Truman
" I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible. "
" A fool and his money are soon elected. "
" Once the cry and the cause of a generation of progressives to make America safer, fairer and cleaner, 'regulation' is now a dirty word in our politics. Even Democrats are quick to talk about cutting regulations; Republicans hate them with - how to put it? - evangelical fervor. "
" I am not a political person, so I cannot comment on politics. "
" The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. "
" The advice I've been giving to people all my life - that you may not be interested in the dialectic but the dialectic is interested in you; you can't give up politics, it won't give you up - was the advice I should have been taking myself. "