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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
Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
– Henry Adams
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
– Henry Brooks Adams
Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense.
– George Gallup
Pool of Shallow Waters
– Ashley Dean Mair
Poor are poor because rich are rich.
– B. J. Gupta
Poor fellow, he suffers from files.
– Aneurin Bevan
Poor human nature, what horrible crimes have been committed in thy name!
– Emma Goldman

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