Whenever a politician makes a move, people go into a frenzy trying to decode the real motive. Analysts try to 'read' the situation, foreign media manipulate the story, and people react without full information. A politician has to tread carefully and escape these political land mines. Read these famous political quotes and you will get what I mean.
- Dalton Camp
Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies.
- Will Durant
The political machine triumphs because it is united minority acting against a divided majority.
- Nikita Krushchev
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
- Texas Guinan
A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap.
- Saul Bellow
Take our politicians: they're a bunch of yo-yos. The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with an encyclopedia of clichÃ©s the first prize.
- Francis Bacon
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to be truly moral.
- Albert Einstein
It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.
- Mao Tse-Tung
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
- Otto Von Bismarck
Politics is the art of the possible.
- Henry David Thoreau
There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power.
- William Shakespeare
A politician... one that would circumvent God.
- Tom Wolfe
A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.
- Marianne Thieme
Politicians and corporations have always placed economic interests above moral interests. This is now hurting the entire planet.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
- Charles de Gaulle
2In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
- Albert Einstein
Politics is more difficult than physics.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
- Abraham Lincoln
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
- H. L. Mencken
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule -- and both commonly succeed, and are right.
- Eugene McCarthy
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.