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" You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord. "
" The typical American citizen is the business man. The typical business man is a bad citizen; he is busy. If he is a 'big business man' and very busy, he does not neglect; he is busy with politics, oh, very busy and very businesslike. "
" The values that I have are the values I was raised with, from where I'm from, which is a middle-class place. So that informs everything about me, my politics and all that stuff. I mean, politically, I vote against my own self-interest at every election. I actively ask these people to raise my taxes. "
" I played by the rules of politics as I found them. "
Richard M. Nixon
" The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own. "
" Politics isn't just a game of clashing parties and competing interests. The right reason is to challenge the status quo, to serve the common good, and to leave this nation better than we found it. "
" 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
" My definition of a 'friend' is, coming from Chicago, someone who says, 'Yeah, sure. You know what? Let's talk about what we can talk about. Let's help each other out. Your politics are none of my business.' "
" A journalist covering politics, most of us are aware of the necessity to try to be sure we're unbiased in our reporting. That's one of the fundamentals of good journalism. "
" Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics. "
" Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that. "
" Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get. "
" Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is. "
" You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog. "
Harry S Truman
" I learnt more about politics during one South Dakota dust storm than in seven years at the university. "
Hubert H. Humphrey
" Conservatives really don't believe in politics as the primary instrument of getting along in life and therefore don't tend to put their energy into it a way people left of center do. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" It is a fine game to play - the game of politics - and it is well worth waiting for a good hand before really plunging. "
" I have certainly met much more discrimination in terms of being a woman than being black, in the field of politics. "
" Politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine. "
" You know, for one glorious half hour, I was the mother of the president-elect. "
" At the end of the day, stories connect us, not politics. And there's so many stories out there waiting to be told. It's just a matter of who's out there listening. "
Jose Antonio Vargas
" A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader. "
Harry S Truman
" It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything. "
" 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. "
" Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. "
" The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country. "
" You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt. "
" 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. "
" Honestly, I'm interested in politics; I'm interested in giving back in some form, performing some sort of civic duty. But I'm not exploring a run for governor or senator or anything along those lines. I'm focused on running Disney. "
" The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal. "
" The basis of Ronald Reagan was his humanity. I might not have agreed with his politics, but my research - all I read about him and by him - was that he was revered because he had a big heart. He was very religious and sincere. He believed that one spoke truths because, otherwise, people would know you were lying. None of that even applies to Trump. "