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Politics is organized hatred, that is unity.
– John Jay Chapman
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
– Robert Louis Stephenson
Politics is still crucially important. Our choices are vital, and we've got to make them, and not just say, 'Oh, they're all the same.' They are all the same in certain ways, alas -- a political animal is such an animal. But lurking somewhere behind their rhetoric and their spittle are important choices that we should make.
– Dennis Potter
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
– Ronald Reagan
Politics is the art of anesthesia.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
– Julius Henry Marx
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.
– Ernest Benn
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
– Paul Valéry
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
– Paul Valery
Politics is the art of the possible.
– R. A. Butler
Politics is the art of the possible.
(originally, "Die Politik ist die Lehre von Möglichen.")

– Otto von Bismarck
Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.
– Joseph Sobran
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
Politics is the pursuit of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men.
– George Jean Nathan
Politics is the science of getting more power than anyone deserves to have.
– Kirk Brothers, The Revolutionary Right
Politics is the science of urgencies.
– Theodore Parker
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
– Lester B. Pearson
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
– Mao Tse Tung
Politics makes strange postmasters.
– Kin Hubbard
Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.
– Lucille Ball
Politics when I am in it, makes me sick.
– Edward De Bono
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
– Herbert Marshall McLuhan
Politics [is] the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.
– Barry Goldwater
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
– Henry Adams
Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
– Ambrose Bierce

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