The whole history of the world is summed up
in the fact that, when nations are strong, 
they are not always just, and when they wish
to be just, they are no longer strong. 
Winston Churchill

England has never enjoyed a genuine social
revolution. Maybe that's what's wrong with that 
dear, tepid, vapid, insipid, stuffy, little country.
Edward Abbey

I have come to the conclusion that 
politics are too serious a matter
to be left to the politicians. 
Charles DeGaulle

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

The more you read and observe about this
Politics thing, you got to admit that 
each party is worse than the other. The 
one that's out always looks the best.
Will Rogers

Politics is the art of preventing people from taking
part in affairs which properly concern them. 
Paul Valery

Crime does not pay ... as well as politics. 
Alfred E Newman

Politics is not a bad profession. 
If you succeed there are many 
rewards, if you disgrace yourself
you can always write a book. 
Ronald Reagan

The word "politics" is derived from the 
word "poly", meaning 'many', and the word 
'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'. 
Larry Hardiman

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 skilled use of blunt objects. 
Lester B Pearson

Politics is perhaps the only profession for 
which no preparation is thought necessary. 
Robert Louis Stevenson

Rumor travels faster, but it don't 
stay put as long as truth. 
Will Rogers