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76 Famous Politics Sayings

Politics Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing politics sayings.

Politics Sayings


“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” —Newt Gingrich


“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.” —Albert Einstein


“If you ever injected truth into politics, you’d have no politics.” —Will Rogers


“Democracy is an abuse of statistics.” —Jorge Luis Borges


“Gossip is easy, politics is hard.” —Tabitha Soren


“Politics have no relation to morals.” —Niccolo Machiavelli


“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” —George Jean Nathan


“Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.” —Bernard M. Baruch


“An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere.” —Mark Twain


“Politicians are like diapers. They both need to be changed often. And for the same reason.” —Tom Blair


“My art will reflect not necessarily conscious politics but the unanalysed politics of my life.” —Carl Andre


“Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.” —John Kenneth Galbraith


“Presidents are selected, not elected.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt


“Man is by nature a political animal.” —Aristotl


“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.” —Mark Twain


“In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” —Margaret Thatcher


“Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.” —Ronald Reagan


“Politics is more difficult than physics.” —Albert Einstein


“The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism is essential to democracy.” —Mary Catherine Bateson


“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.” —Aesop


“Politicians don’t lie, they misspeak. And they don’t steal, they mispocket.” —Robert Brault


“In politics stupidity is not a handicap.” —Napoleon Bonaparte


“Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where they is no river.” —Nikita Khrushchev


“You can’t put democracy and freedom back into a box.” —George W. Bush


“Politics is show business for ugly people.” —Paul Begala


“There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.” —Alexis de Tocqueville


“You can study government and politics in school, but the best way to really understand the process is to volunteer your time.” —Rob McKenna


“Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.” —Margaret Cho


“A politician thinks of the next election – a statesman of the next generation.” —James Freeman Clarke


“We have a Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.” —Bill Maher


“Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.” —Henry Kissinger


“We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.” —Martin L. Gross


“Put the politicians on minimum wage. Watch how fast things change.” —Unknown


“Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.” —Mao Zedong


“Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.” —Henry Kissinger


“The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.” —John F. Kennedy


“Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.” —Bob Marley


“Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.” —Albert Einstein


“In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.” —Winston Churchill


“He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.” —George Bernard Shaw


“Politicians and sports coaches both need to be smart enough to master the game, but dumb enough to think it matters.” —David Mitchell


“Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.” —Khalil Gibran


“Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.” —James MacGregor Burns


“A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.” —H. L. Mencken


“War is merely the continuation of politics by other means.” —Carl von Clausewitz


“The government has been satirized for your protection.” —Bill Maher


“Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.” —Lady Bird Johnson


“Politics matters. Ideas matter. Democracy matters, because all of us need to be able to make a difference.” —Jack Layton


“Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.” —Unknown


“When politicians deny anything fiercely, there is a good chance that it will happen.” —Semir Zeki


“Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.” —W.C. Fields


“In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.” —Charles de Gaulle


“A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.” —Texas Guinan


“Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.” —John Quinton


“There are far too many men in politics and not enough elsewhere.” —Hermione Gingold


“Without going to jail, you cannot be a big politician.” —Babban Kumar


“Politics is the entertainment branch of industry.” —Frank Zappa


“In every country, politics is considered to be a waste of time.” —Malala Yousafzai


“Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.” —John F. Kennedy


“Running for president is like sticking your face in the blade of a fan.” —Mike Huckabee


“Political courage is not political suicide.” —Arnold Schwarzenegger


“There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.” —Will Rogers


“Every politician has a promising career. Unfortunately, most of them do not keep those promises.” —Jarod Kintz


“Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.” —Oscar Ameringer


“Crime does not pay, as well as politics.” —Alfred E. Newman


“It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.” —Eugene McCarthy


“Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.” —Lester B. Pearson


“The word ‘politics’ is derived from the word ‘poly’, meaning ‘many’, and the word ‘ticks’, meaning ‘blood sucking parasites.” —Larry Hardiman


“Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.” —Otto von Bismarck


“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.” —Pericles


“A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he’s the only one who can save the ship.” —Ivern Ball


“Politics is not about big money or power games; it’s about the improvement of people’s lives.” —Paul Wellstone


“There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose.” —John Kenneth Galbraith


“We can play politics, or we can reduce crime.” —Bobby Scott


“A politician is known by the promises he keeps.” —Unknown