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I'm not sophisticated when it comes to politics, when it comes to journalism.~Aaron Sorkin


Politics Journalism

I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.~Adlai E. Stevenson


Politics Winning I Am

To work in architecture you are so much involved with society, with politics, with bureaucrats. It's a very complicated process to do large projects. You start to see the society, how it functions, how it works. Then you have a lot of criticism about how it works.~Ai Weiwei


Work Architecture Politics

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.~Aesop


Politics Great Petty

Well, a lot of politics is communicating with people, and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I've been a producer and led people. Also, being a comedian, you're under pressure.~Al Franken


Politics People You

There's lots about politics I don't feel comfortable with. To talk about the politics of future ideas is impossible in soundbite form.~Al Gore


Future Politics Impossible

The person I liked the best was Gerald R. Ford. He was the most decent man in politics I ever had any relationships with.~Alan Greenspan


Best Politics Man

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.~Albert Pike


War Politics Great

In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.~Alexis de Tocqueville


Politics Always Almost

There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.~Alexis de Tocqueville


Politics Men America

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.~Ambrose Bierce


Politics Principles Strife

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.~Ambrose Bierce


Politics Wishes Others

Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.~Ambrose Bierce


Politics Hands Two

I did not resign from politics because of Bofors. I resigned because I do not know how to play petty politics. I did not know back then and I don't know now either.~Amitabh Bachchan


Politics Play Know

I know I should have never got into politics. And I've learned my lesson. No more politics.~Amitabh Bachchan


Politics Know Lesson

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.~Andrew Jackson


Day Politics People

As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow from participation in my people's struggle for liberation, and with the fight of oppressed people all over the world against American imperialism.~Angela Davis


Woman Politics Struggle

It's true that it's within the realm of cultural politics that young people tend to work through political issues, which I think is good, although it's not going to solve the problems.~Angela Davis


Work Good Politics

I just feel like I'm a very lucky person to have a new life outside of politics.~Ann Richards


Life Politics New Life

Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics.~Ann Richards


Morning Politics Me

I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you.~Ann Richards


Politics Friends Hurt

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.~Arnold H. Glasow


Politics Brain Action

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.~Arthur C. Clarke


Power Politics Want

Without alienation, there can be no politics.~Arthur Miller


Politics Without

The Congress has historically played covert communal politics in order to create what in India we call vote banks where you pit one community against another and so on in order to secure votes.~Arundhati Roy


Community Politics You

You begin to realize that hypocrisy is not a terrible thing when you see what overt fascism is compared to sort of covert, you know, communal politics which the Congress has never been shy of indulging in.~Arundhati Roy


Politics You Hypocrisy

This was the way I was brought up to think of politics, that politics was to do with ethics, it was to do with responsibility, it was to do with service, so I think I was conditioned to think like that, and I'm too old to change now.~Aung San Suu Kyi


Change Service Politics

I am a profound pessimist both about life and about human relations and about politics and ecology. Humans are inadequate and stupid creatures who sooner or later make a mess, and those who are trying to do good do a lot more damage than those who are muddling along.~A. S. Byatt


Life Good Politics

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.~A. J. Liebling


Freedom Politics Own

If you see something is going wrong within politics and the world today, then some Hip Hop artist is gonna come along and get straight with it. If they think that there's a lot of racism going on then there's another Hip Hop artist who's gonna come out and speak their mind.~Afrika Bambaataa


Today Politics Racism

By asking the question 'Am I happy?,' and via the answer setting out what I mean by happiness, there is a political route that can be taken, by asking another question - 'Can politics deliver happiness, and should it try?'~Alastair Campbell


Happiness Happy Politics

There has been a shift to what may be defined as a culture of negativity which goes well beyond coverage of politics.~Alastair Campbell


Culture Politics May

When you get together in a group, it becomes like a family, with the different personalities and the politics that comes with being in a band. It's different than bringing something in by yourself.~Albert Hammond, Jr.


Family Politics Together

The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.~Alphonse de Lamartine


Politics People Admire

Political correctness - the rigging of politics using different rules for different groups, and buttressed by the media - ensures that Democrats always have the upper hand.~Andrew Breitbart


Politics Political Media

I'm not a huge fan of Bruce Springsteen, and it's certainly not because of his politics. I just don't like the aesthetic.~Andrew Breitbart


Politics Aesthetic Like

Just because I am paying attention to politics and culture doesn't mean that I should be talking about the health-care bill, talking about the minutiae.~Andrew Breitbart


Culture Politics I Am

Unfortunately, I think it's very difficult to separate policy from politics. In a perfect world, in some instances, you probably would want to. In other instances, you'd probably say that the political element is important because it should, in a perfect world, match what the stakeholders need or want, or what the public is after.~Andrew Ross Sorkin


Politics World Political

In truth, in the fairy-tale version of bailing out Lehman, the next domino, A.I.G., would have fallen even harder. If the politics of bailing out Lehman were bad, the politics of bailing out A.I.G. would have been worse. And the systemic risk that a failure of A.I.G. posed was orders of magnitude greater than Lehman's collapse.~Andrew Ross Sorkin


Failure Truth Politics

Frankly, health care and politics are 'inextricably intertwined.'~Angela Braly


Health Politics Care

Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer.~Anita Roddick


Business Religion Politics

Under every stone lurks a politician.~Aristophanes


Politics Stone Politician

Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.~Arthur Koestler


History Politics End

It's very difficult to talk about religion in Iran because religion has gotten so mixed up with politics.~Asghar Farhadi


Religion Politics Talk

Art removes boundaries and makes the world brighter. It is the common language for people all over the world. But politics are the opposite completely. Politicians, their very meaning is based on the lines they draw.~Asghar Farhadi


Art Politics World

I don't think we have the right haircut or tattoos for politics.~Al Jourgensen


Politics Think Haircut

I didn't go into politics because I wanted to win a popularity contest.~Andrew Lansley


Politics Win Go

Once upon a time, I thought that politics was the name we gave to our higher instincts. That was before Margaret Thatcher, who came to power when I was 11 years old.~Andrew O'Hagan


Time Power Politics

Globalisation has made us more vulnerable. It creates a world without borders, and makes us painfully aware of the limitations of our present instruments, and of politics, to meet its challenges.~Anna Lindh


Politics World Challenges

At a purely practical level, history is important because it provides the basic skills needed for students to go further in sociology, politics, international relations and economics. History is also an ideal discipline for almost all careers in the law, the civil service and the private sector.~Antony Beevor


History Service Politics

I haven't really rebelled. I just think my parents were right. I never disagreed with anything that I was brought up with, in terms of their values or politics.~Ariel Levy


Parents Politics Values

I'm very happy doing what I'm doing; I don't think I'm prepared to devote my time to politics. When I am, I'd like to give it 100%. I'm not in the frame of mind, and I'm too greedy an actor to do that.~Anupam Kher


Time Happy Politics

Actors in the film industry are usually wary of expressing their opinions on the issues of the day, politics especially.~Anupam Kher


Day Politics Opinions

In Washington, DC, politics dominate even the most casual conversations.~Armstrong Williams


Politics Washington Most

I was crushingly bored talking about politics 30 hours a week.~Art Bell


Week Politics Talking

In Israel politics, four years is like 400 years in Europe.~Avigdor Lieberman


Politics Four Israel

I think bad politics are incredibly dangerous, so it's important to make sure that people are communicating well. Culture and morale are super important. It's best to not force it, but let it happen organically and genuinely.~Aaron Levie


Best Culture Politics

In politics, you never know who's going to die, retire, or - in Illinois - get indicted.~Aaron Schock


Politics Die You

The biggest misconception people have about me is that when they see how young I am, they think, 'Oh, this guy must have always wanted to be in politics; his parents must have been politically connected.' I'm a finance major and always intended to go into business.~Aaron Schock


Business Parents Politics

I have always been interested in politics. I was in the student union before, very active.~Abdullah Ahmad Badawi


Politics Student Always

Politics is the art of realizing what there is to realize.~Adam Michnik


Art Politics Realize

Politics and ethics belong to different worlds.~Adam Michnik


Politics Ethics Belong

Politics is the art of achieving political goals - of achieving what is possible in a given situation - that is, in a situation that has its conditions and its limits.~Adam Michnik


Art Goals Politics

Sectarian politics gets votes in Iraq. But sectarian government fails in Iraq.~Ahmed Chalabi


Politics Government Votes

A lot of young poets today, from what I've heard and experienced, can't get their heads past George W. Bush, and I've heard so many poems about this democracy and this era of politics that I'm kind of bored by it.~Amber Tamblyn


Today Politics Past

There's so many politicians who have given politics a pretty poor name... their actions have been demonstrated to be part of their over-enthusiasm to get reelected.~Andrew Forrest


Politics Name Poor

I had no intention of getting back into politics. I was teaching at Bowdoin and happily retired from politics.~Angus King


Politics Back Intention

I took a 19th-century Russian novel class in college and have been smitten with Russian literature ever since. Writers like Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Grossman, and Solzhenitsyn tackle the great questions of morality, politics, love, and death.~Anthony Marra


Love Death Politics

I stopped by Politics & Prose to sign a few copies of 'Constellation.' A couple days later, I learned that Barack Obama also stopped by and left with one of them.~Anthony Marra


Politics Learned Left

In almost every country there are elements of opinion which would welcome such a conclusion because they wish to return to the politics of the balance of power, unrestricted and unregulated armaments, international anarchy, and preparation for war.~Arthur Henderson


War Power Politics

Katy Perry's politics I could probably do without, though I have friends who have interacted with her that say she's very nice.~Autre Ne Veut


Politics Friends Nice

It is our experience that political leaders do not always mean the opposite of what they say.~Abba Eban


Experience Politics

E-Verify is a very commonsense reform that we can implement here in the state of Florida. I think I share a lot of Floridians' frustration that it didn't pass and a lot of the politics that were taking place behind the scenes.~Adam Hasner


Politics Think Place

It shouldn't be a matter of who deserves help or not, but of whether we want to be a country that allows its neediest to continue to need. Condemnation of individuals and their choices mutes all these other really important logistical questions about funding and budget and politics.~Adrian Nicole LeBlanc


Politics Choices Help

I'm constantly looking for ways to learn and elevate your craft, patience for yourself, and patience for this business. It's not a fair business. You may be great, but it may take years for someone to notice what you're capable of because of politics.~Aldis Hodge


Business Patience Politics

Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square.~Alex Cox


Politics Greatest Language

That's my curse, I see the politics within these things and so I don't say yes to them.~Alex Cox


Politics See Within

Politics is traditionally a male domain in Russia. Until now, women have only been accessories. Now, female protest groups are emerging - not because men came up with the idea, but through their own efforts. That's something new for Russia.~Alexei Navalny


Women Politics Men

My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started.~Andrew Sullivan


Marriage Politics Gay

Al Gore's problem, in my view, is that he never liked politics. He's actually deeply uncomfortable in it but felt he had to do it because of his father. He's much more comfortable in a private sector role and has, in fact, been much more successful in a private sector role, and I admire him for that.~Andrew Sullivan


Father Politics Successful

The good news about me is that my friends and social network is entirely independent of politics.~Andrew Sullivan


Good Politics Friends

Politics was sort of a way of life in our family.~Ann McLane Kuster


Life Family Politics

As I prepare for this next phase in my life, I ask that people continue to offer the prayers that have protected me thus far. I also pray that I will always see those who are not seen and easy to forget in the hustle and bustle of Washington politics.~Artur Davis


Life Politics People

With respect to Barack Obama, let's face it; Barack Obama is an iconic figure in the African-American community. We respect that. We understand that. African-Americans are going to vote for the first black president, especially when he happens to share the liberal politics on economic issues that many in that community hold.~Artur Davis


Respect Community Politics

It used to be that readers were relegated because they considered themselves far above society, and so the metaphor of the ivory tower developed. Now there's still this idea that the reader doesn't take part in the social game and in politics, the res publica, but for other reasons: he doesn't do it because he's not making any money.~Alberto Manguel


Money Politics Society

I never took that stuff personally when people said I was too young, too inexperienced. I get politics. I get attack ads. But they said 'mobbed up family.' That we were criminals. That kills me.~Alexi Giannoulias


Family Politics People

Unfortunately, many talented people in Hollywood find their values and politics do not reflect the content they create, and many movie themes are in direct contrast with over half of today's American families.~Allen Covert


Today Politics People

I am not entering politics to be another Knesset member. If I enter the political arena I want to be prime minister. Period.~Ami Ayalon


Politics I Am Political

All they expected me to do was rip and read the wire 'leads,' without doing any original reporting. It was pretty basic, but gave me a taste of how to combine my love of politics and broadcasting.~Andrea Mitchell


Love Politics Me

I'm not a big fan of identity politics and sort of picking one thing and defining yourself with it.~Andrej Pejic


Politics Yourself Identity

I do not comment on politics, but I see computerization of the election process as good for stability and social harmony.~Andrew Tan


Good Politics Election

I am not a political person, so I cannot comment on politics.~Andrew Tan


Politics I Am Political

We have to ask ourselves why younger women don't feel the need to be right up front with their politics. Is that going to set us back or is that itself a sign of progress? I don't know the answer.~Ann Powers


Women Politics Progress

I loved every day I was in politics. But I got out at the right time. I never miss it.~Abraham A. Ribicoff


Time Day Politics

I talk about any number of things on my Facebook space. Politics. Current events. The writing life. The latest tempests in a teapot centering on fandom. Daily doings from my own life. My cats, for crying out loud. Flights of humorous fantasy. Books, both those I've read and those I've written. Movies. And occasionally, TV shows.~Adam-Troy Castro


Life Daily Politics

I always wanted to get into politics, but I was never light enough to make the team.~Art Buchwald


Light Politics Team

In politics, one is never finished. Look at me!~Alain Juppe


Politics Me Look

There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.~Alan Clark


Water Politics Friends

It is not polite for a Russian to interfere in British politics.~Alexander Lebedev


Politics British Polite

I grew up in that world of power and politics in Washington, but when you grow up around it, you are completely unfazed by it.~Alexandra Wentworth


Power Politics World

I don't believe there are heroes or saviours in politics.~Alexis Tsipras


Politics Believe Heroes

Crime does not pay as well as politics.~Alfred Newman


Politics Crime Pay

The body of work I create combines traditional storylines and postmodern narrative strategies to approach themes such as belonging, identity politics and conflict, as well as the push towards - and resistance against - modernization.~Aman Mojadidi


Work Politics Conflict

Keeping politics out of the courtroom is a goal every state aspires to achieve.~Amul Thapar


Politics Goal Achieve

I will try to make our politics more human.~Andrej Kiska


Politics Try Human

I don't care what you do - baseball or politics - George W. Bush is always going to be compared to his father. I just want it to be an easy answer in 50 years - Who was the better player, me, or my kids? I want it to be my kids.~Andy Van Slyke


Father Baseball Politics

A president from a partner nation should not make comments on Italian politics.~Anibal Cavaco Silva


Politics Partner Nation

I never played politics, I was never a party girl, and I never slept with any of the producers.~Ann Miller


Politics Girl Party

I may not be the world's best glad-handing politician, but I've been elected mayor twice. I understand politics. And I definitely understand where the state line is.~Anthony A. Williams


Best Politics May

We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism.~August Bebel


Today Religion Politics

Democracy is a revelation, but it's complicated. There are elections to hold, politics to create, rights to assert, grievances to settle and institutions to build. To many, it's exhilarating. For others, it can be disappointing when it turns out that democracy doesn't immediately make life better.~Atifete Jahjaga


Life Politics Democracy