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" But I don't need to use politics as a way of making money. "
" Millions of Americans are standing up and saying, 'We want our country back!' Republicans, Democrats, Independents, will not go down the path of Greece, we will not go quietly into the night. "
" Politics is not an exact science. "
Otto von Bismarck
" You begin to realize that hypocrisy is not a terrible thing when you see what overt fascism is compared to sort of covert, you know, communal politics which the Congress has never been shy of indulging in. "
" Objective journalism is one of the main reasons that American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long. "
Hunter S. Thompson
" You have to remember what a super PAC is: a bunch of wealthy donors who want to send a message traditionally other campaigns don't do. This is the problem with the dark money that's involved in politics right now. "
" The intersection of law, politics, and technology is going to force a lot of good thinking. "
" Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. "
" If your house is burning, wouldn't you try and put out the fire? "
" I feel passionately about measurement - about how difficult it is, about how much theory and conceptualization is involved in measurement, and indeed, how much politics is involved. "
" In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions. "
Catherine the Great
" I'm a girl, but that doesn't mean I don't appreciate greatness and the struggle of sports. My situation - and I've always said this, even in politics - is may the best man win. I'm not team-bound. "
" Nobody likes, you know, the ugly parts of politics. "
" 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
" He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander. "
" When an issue is so fraught with partisanship, a special counsel provides some modicum of transparency and accountability rather the the veil of politics. "
" I always start my campaigns early, and I run hard. Maybe it comes from the rough-and-tumble world of San Francisco politics, where it's not even a contact sport - it's a blood sport. This is how I am as a candidate. This is how I run campaigns. "
" A country that relies on aid? Death is better than that. It stops you from achieving your potential, just as colonialism did. "
" I have certainly met much more discrimination in terms of being a woman than being black, in the field of politics. "
" Before I went to jail, I was active in politics as a member of South Africa's leading organization - and I was generally busy from 7 A.M. until midnight. I never had time to sit and think. "
" I've often thought that the gauntlet of American politics is more individualistic, more expensive, more unpredictable than in many other democracies. "
" These so-called extremists in Pakistan should be brought into the mainstream; if you marginalize them, you radicalize them. "
" The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. "
John Kenneth Galbraith
" The ballot is stronger than the bullet. "
" Working out the social politics of who you can trust and why is, quite literally, what a very large part of our brain has evolved to do. "
" The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal. "
" To balance China, the democracies will need new friends - and India with its fast-growing economy, youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate. "
" 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. "
" Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed. "
" I know many writers who first dictate passages, then polish what they have dictated. I speak, then I polish - occasionally I do windows. "
" 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. "