Politics Quotes and Sayings
Political action means taking on responsibility. This cannot happen without power. Power is to serve responsibility.”
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer
If you’re going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.
– Keith Richards
You’re not to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
– Malcolm X
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
– Frank Herbert
A politician is known by the promises he keeps.
Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.
– Harry Browne
People always whine that the current president is the heaviest rock that dropped out of a clear blue sky on their heads.
And then they spend the next four years of their lives warming up their vote finger to re elect him again.
My grandmother always said “Who in their right mind would want to be president?”
You can’t afford to hate politics. The politics of this country is democracy. Democracy is by the people, of the people and for the people. The day people stop taking active part in the politics of this country, democracy will not survive.
– Arvind Kejriwal
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
– George Orwell
Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it.
– Walter Winchell
A doctor can only treat patients. A doctor can only help the people who are shot or who are injured. But a politician can stop people from injuries. A politician can take a step so that no person is scared tomorrow.
– Malala Yousafzai
Democracy cannot consist solely of elections that are nearly always fictitious and managed by rich landowners and professional politicians.
– Che Guevara
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year and to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.
– Winston Churchill
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business.
– Paul Valéry
I must say that acting was good training for the political life that lay ahead of us.
– Anthony Burgess
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
– Charles de Gaulle
In order to be the master, the politician poses as the servant.”
– Charles de Gaulle
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
– Mark Twain