A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.
America wants solutions. America wants a leader. No more tabloid politics.
Finality is not the language of politics.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
There is no gambling like politics.
Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.
For too long, we have focused on our differences – in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs – rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician’s objective. Election and power are.
Politics makes strange bedfellows.
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics.
There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.
Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one’s country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.