Interest In Politics Quotes by Ambrose Bierce, Josh Earnest, Joy Behar, Pericles, George J. Mitchell, Robert Harris and many others.
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
I still remember vividly watching television coverage of the Democratic National Convention in the summer of 1992 (when he was 17) when Bill Clinton got the nomination. That was certainly a part of my growing interest in politics.
You know, I’m a comedian the same as Bill Maher and Jon Stewart. We all came up the same way. The three of us have interest in politics; I call us fundits, we’re fundits! We’re not pundits!
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you!
I got a job with a law firm in Portland after a couple of years with Senator Muskie. But by then, my interest in politics had been sparked, through meeting Senator Muskie, through seeing what he did.
I was a political journalist; I came to writing novels through an interest in politics and power.
I’ve had an interest in politics since I was a little kid.
So I took an interest in politics, but I don’t know whether I enjoyed it! It was a wife’s duty to be interested in whatever interested her husband, whether it was politics, books, or a particular dish for dinner.
There is a long-standing tradition in America of scoffing at poets, especially if they show any interest in politics.
Robert Kennedy was such an inspiring figure. His interest in politics seemed to come not from a desire for power, but from a need to help our society live up to its ideals.
I’m not taking any interest in politics. I’m not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now.
In politics, my dear fellow, you know, as well as I do, there are no men, but ideas вЂ” no feelings, but interests; in politics we do not kill a man, we only remove an obstacle, that is all.
I have done political things, I couldn’t care less about politics. I have zero interest in politics, really. They don’t allure me. I have no interest in them, because if I could believe the law could change people’s behavior then I would become a politician. But only Christ can change the heart.
I lived on the Greek side of Cypress, and I think that’s also where my interest in politics really started to come alive. It was the first time that I was told I couldn’t go somewhere: My grandfather’s house is on the Turkish side, but we were not allowed to go there.
One of the chief symptoms of every revolution is the sharp and sudden increase in the number of ordinary people who take an active, independent and forceful interest in politics.
I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.