FAV quotes on politics

  • Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. – Winston Churchill
  • Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Politics is the art of controlling your environment. – Hunter Thompson
  • Good government is good politics. – Richard J. Daley
  • Power is dangerous unless you have humility. – Richard J. Daley
  • A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn’t believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it. – John Major
  • Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don’t vote. – William Simon
  • Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen. – Peggy Noonan
  • Every time the government grows we lose more of who we are. – Glenn Beck
  • What is inherently wrong with the word ‘politician’ if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public office and trying to do something for his people? – Richard J. Daley
  • We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles. But at the same time, you must understand that when you’re running on a ticket, you’re running with a team. – Richard J. Daley
  • If you interviewed 1,000 politicians and asked about whether the media’s too soft or too hard, about 999 would say too hard. – Bob Woodward
  • Political Correctness doesn’t change us, it shuts us up. – Glenn Beck
  • Being Politically Correct means always having to say you’re sorry. – Charles Osgood
  • Don’t fall in love with politicians, they’re all a disappointment. They can’t help it, they just are. – Peggy Noonan
  • I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish there was less immaturity in political thinking. – F.D. Roosevelt
  • Whenever a liberal begins a statement with ‘I don’t know which is more frightening,’ you know the answer is going to be pretty clear. – Ann Coulter
  • If more politicians in this country were thinking about the next generation instead of the next election, it might be better for the United States and the world. – Claude Pepper
  • I think people are tired of politicians trying to poke each other in the eye. – Mark Warner
  • Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians. – Muhammad Iqbal


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