One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.
I am not joining politics. I don't intend to contest election. I am happy to be back to doing normal things, be it films or other work.
We are losing sight of civility in government and politics. Debate and dialogue is taking a back seat to the politics of destruction and anger and control. Dogma has replaced thoughtful discussion between people of differing views.
What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those?
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
Politics — quotes and aphorisms
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
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.
It's always easy to look at either the politics of division or fear as effective tools in politics, but ultimately, even though they can be effective tools to help you get elected, they hinder your ability to actually get the job of building a better future for this country, for this community, done.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What's one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.
We have been educated into believing someone else's concept of the deity, and someone else's standard of beauty. You have the right to practice any religion and politics in a way that best suits your freedom, your dignity, and your understanding. And once you do that, you don't apologize.