War is young men dying and old men talking. You know this. Ignore the politics.
Odysseus in Troy3
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
Don Lucchesi in The Godfather - Teil 33
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere.
You're in politics. You know that no one can claw their way to the top without getting a little dirt under their fingernails.
Victoria Leeds in Baywatch
They say politics is a contact sport, and I have to agree with that.
Politics is a game and a profession. It doesn't really serve the people the politicians are supposed to serve.
It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
At the heart of all problems lies the politics of the country.
I think that politics needs a bit of spicing up.
Nigel Farage - July 2002
What is right and what is practicable are two different things.
In politics, you need a feeling for what's possible and what's reasonable.
Does politics have to be injected into everything?
I really want women to know their power, to value their experience. To understand that nothing has been more wholesome in the political process than the increased involvement of women.
When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants.
I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
What we see before us is a politics devoid of kindness and truth... today, politics is not being used in the service of the people: it is being used to crush them, not to lift them up.
That's what we're missing. We're missing argument. We're missing debate. We're missing colloquy. We're missing all sorts of things. Instead, we're accepting.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
To err is human. To blame someone else is politics.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.