In my case, I was covering politics in Texas as a newspaper man in the 1960's.
- Jim Lehrer
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Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
- James Russell Lowell
We're in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of.
- Talib Kweli
Right now, we have no possibility of politics because we have a one-party state.
- Todd Gitlin
I guess I don't like the people in politics very much, to be blunt.
- Nate Silver
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
- Nelson Mandela
Inauthenticity is endemic in American politics today. The political backrooms where I spent much of my career were just as benighted as my personal life, equally crowded with shadowy strangers and compromises, truths I hoped to deny. I lived not in one closet but in many.
- James McGreevey
I hate all politics. I don't like either political party. One should not belong to them - one should be an individual, standing in the middle. Anyone that belongs to a party stops thinking.
- Ray Bradbury
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin