The Best Quotes About Politicians And Politics

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A list of the best politicians and politics quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous politicians and politics quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic politicians and politics quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational politicians and politics quotes from that same writer.

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Most divisive: Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
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  • 1

    I tell you folks, all politics is applesauce.

    Will Rogers
    6 votes
  • 2

    Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.

    Edmund Burke
    5 votes
  • 3

    The newspaper reader says: this party will ruin itself if it makes errors like this. My higher politics says: a party which makes errors like this is already finished -- it is no longer secure in its instincts.

    Friedrich Nietzsche
    5 votes
  • 4

    Politics is the science of urgencies.

    Theodore Parker
    18 votes
  • 5

    A candidate could easily commit political suicide if he were to come up with an unconventional thought during a presidential tour.

    E. B. White
    16 votes
  • 6

    There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical politics -- none in which there is more need of good pilots and of a single, unfaltering purpose when the waves rise high.

    Thomas Huxley
    10 votes