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" Pro football gave me a good sense of perspective to enter politics: I'd already been booed, cheered, cut, sold, traded and hung in effigy. "
" Politics is politics; art is art. If you play a political role, you have to stop being an artist. "
" Either one lives 'for' politics or one lives 'off' politics. "
" Without the Empire we should be tossed like a cork in the cross current of world politics. It is at once our sword and our shield. "
" Well you know it's dangerous in politics, because especially in the Philippines there's a lot of killing in politics. "
" Without alienation, there can be no politics. "
" My wife had a miscarriage. We have rarely talked about it. It did make me more aware of the sanctity of human life, how precious every child is. "
" Politics won't allow for the truth. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" Half a truth is better than no politics. "
Gilbert K. Chesterton
" One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless. "
I Have Learned
" I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office. "
" I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. "
" There can only be democracy when money is not allowed to be spent in Politics. "
" It's an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul. "
" University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. "
" The 1935 Social Security Act established 65 as the age of eligibility for payouts. But welfare state politics quickly becomes a bidding war, enriching the menu of benefits, so in 1956 Congress entitled women to collect benefits at 62, extending the entitlement to men in 1961. "
" I believe people who go into politics want to do the right thing. And then they hit a big wall of re-election and the pettiness of politics. In the end, politics gets in the way of the business of people. "
Do The Right Thing
" It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence. "
" It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first. "
I Have Learned
" I am a sportsman and not a politician. I am a sportsman and will always remain one. I am not going to enter politics giving up cricket, which is my life. I will continue to play cricket. "
" Those who stand for nothing fall for anything. "
" I think Bush understands the Internet and the incredible expansion of global e-commerce. "
" I do not know much about politics, but I am trying to do the best I can with this administration until the time shall come for me to turn it over to somebody else. "
William Howard Taft
" The Arab spring that began in 2010 was driven by the educated youth who were connected to the outside world. They had visions of liberal politics derived from social networks. They used innovative means to spread awareness and to network among activists. "
" I'm looking forward to the day when America will mature to the point that we are a color-blind society. I'm not so sure that in politics that will ever be reality, because politics has a way of separating us based on skin color. "
J. C. Watts
" Now, a lot of people have given up on government. And if you're one of those people, I would ask that you reconsider, because things are changing. Politics is not changing; government is changing. "
" An overwhelming number of economists, international civil servants, and policy-makers argue that a fragmentation of the Eurozone would cause a new depression and massive wealth destruction around the world. It would also end the period of economic integration that has characterized world politics since the end of the Cold War. "
" China-Pakistan relationship is indeed special because it transcends the changes of the times and politics and represents a fine example of friendly state-to-state interactions. "
" Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times. "
" You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics looks so petty. "
" India has never played politics with national security. "
Atal Bihari Vajpayee