Six Quotes about Politics

In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves.”     

-R. A. Butler-

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, noun. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.

-Ambrose Bierce-

Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.

-Henri Queuille-

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

-H. L. Mencken-

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-

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