I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
I stay out of politics because if I begin thinking too much about politics, I'll probably... drop writing children's books and become a political cartoonist again.
Politics have no relation to morals.
When a nation is over-reliant on one or two commodities like oil or precious minerals, corrupt government ministers and their dodgy associates hoard profits and taxes instead of properly allocating them to schools and hospitals.
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.
“ Detail makes the difference between boring and terrific writing. It's the difference between a pencil sketch and a lush oil painting. As a writer, words are your paint. Use all the colors. ”
In a dying civilization, political prestige is the reward not of the shrewdest politician, but of the man with the best bedside manner. It is the decoration conferred on mediocrity by ignorance.
Men being, as has been said, by nature, all free, equal and independent, no one can be put out of this estate, and subjected to the political power of another, without his own consent.
I spend all day figuring out how to beat the machine and knock the crap out of the political power structure.
Every man who repeats the dogma of mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered
Nothing is irreparable in politics.
No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it.
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
Socialism means slavery.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Politics, like cancer, kills poetry.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Picasso is a communist. Neither am I
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
Politics have no relation to morals
Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
In politics the middle way is none at all.