Politics Quotations with Wisdom

The qualities that get a man into power are not those that lead him, once established, to use power wisely. – Lyman Bryson

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.– Albert Einstein

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. – John Quinton

All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. – Albert Einstein

Mankind will never see an end of trouble until… lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power… become lovers of wisdom. – Plato, The Republic

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. – George Jean Nathan

Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times. – Winston Churchill

A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation. – James Freeman Clarke, Sermon

I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest. – Aneurin Bevan

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. – Winston Churchill

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don’t go into government. – Donald Trump

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