No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
- Jacob Chanowski
I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
- Harold Macmillan, British prime minister (1957-1963)
The teaching of politics is that the Government, which was set for protection and comfort of all good citizens, becomes the principal obstruction and nuisance with which we have to contend? The cheat and bully and malefactor we meet everywhere is the Government.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, ?Journal, 1860
Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long.
- Hunter S. Thompson
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
- Henry Kissinger
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
- General Karl Von Clausewitz, Book: "On War"