The practice of politics in the East may be defined by one word: dissimulation.
- Benjamin Disraeli
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By nominating Chuck Hagel to be his Defense secretary, President Obama is putting forward an aloof contrarian who doesn't suffer fools - a striving politician who considers himself above politics.
- Ron Fournier
That is why everyone in politics, and we do it, must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.
- Angela Merkel
I still love following and thinking about politics. I enjoy recommending important journalism I read or see from other sources.
- Dan Rather
When times are tough constant conflict may be good politics but in the real world cooperation works better. After all nobody's right all the time and a broken clock is right twice a day.
- William J. Clinton
In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy.
- Brian Mulroney
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater
Arkansas is a state where politics is retail.
- Mike Huckabee
I don't think consensus-building politics is what I'm meant to be doing.
- Christopher Hitchens