Politics Quotes, Sayings about politics and politicians

What experience and history teach is this that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles.
– George Wilhelm Hegel

Washing one’s hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
– Paulo Freire

Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
– Freda Adler

I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in running our government.
– Cissy Farenthold

It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
– Henrik Ibsen

If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.
– Barack Obama

Too bad that all the people who really know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair.
– George Burns

Madness is rare in individuals but in groups, political parties, nations, and eras it’s the rule.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality.
– Goethe

We do not have a money problem in America. We have a values and priorities problem.
– Marian Wright Edelman

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
– John F. Kennedy

There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.
– Johann Kaspar Lavater

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
– Jimmy Carter

Don’t vote, it only encourages them.
– Anonymous

Truth is not determined by majority vote.
– Anonymous

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
– Anonymous

We’d all like to vote for the best man, but he’s never a candidate
– Anonymous

Although he’s regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics.
– Anonymous

Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly and for the same reason.
– Anonymous

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
– Robert Byrne