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" All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting 'the rich' to pay 'their fair share' is part of a big charade. This is not about economics, it is about politics. "
" 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. "
" Politics is politics; art is art. If you play a political role, you have to stop being an artist. "
" It was through the private world of family that the public world of politics came alive for me: living in intimate proximity with people for whom larger questions of ideology and belief, as well as issues relating to politics and governance, were vivid daily realities. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Well you know it's dangerous in politics, because especially in the Philippines there's a lot of killing in politics. "
" Politics is - once in a while - a forum for serious debate about political philosophy. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out. "
G. M. Trevelyan
" In the political system, we are a team; politics and bureaucracy, we are a team. The politicians, bureaucrats and the people, we are a team. "
" Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds. "
" The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department. "
" Politics is not perfect but it's the best available nonviolent means of changing how we live. "
" Television is democracy at its ugliest. "
" Is Bill Clinton so good at politics, or are other politicians so bad? "
P. J. O'Rourke
" Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois. "
" 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. "
" Culture is about humanizing people. You look at the African-American civil rights movement, you look at the LGBT rights movement - the culture changed before the politics did. "
Jose Antonio Vargas
" I don't really like politics that much. And I like the order and simplicity of sports. They have an ending. You can argue with your friends about it, but in the end you still like sports. I almost love the fantasy world of sports more than the real world. "
" It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance. "
" What we call politics now and what most political writers write about is the empathy and the bonding and the word choice and the horse rights, and it has nothing to do with what's really happening to people's lives. "
" I don't know about politics so much. I'm a professional athlete. "
" I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible. "
" I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher. "
A. N. Wilson
" When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it. "
" I think politicians get hamstrung by the nature of politics when the private sector can really do great things. "
" My wife told me if there is any rumors about me, it better be about politics and not about my social life. "
" Politics and power is a realm of relative influence. "
" Under every stone lurks a politician. "
" The world is governed by opinion. "
William Ellery Channing
" 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. "