Here we have the best Politics Quotes from famous authors such as Molly Ivins, Stuart Hall, Al Sharpton, A. B. Yehoshua, Vilayanur S. Ramachandran. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
There’s no permanent, fixed class consciousness. You can’t work out immediately what people think and what politics they have simply by looking at their socio-economic position.
Throughout my years championing for civil rights, analyzing politics and advocating on behalf of the voiceless, I am disturbed the most when harmless children suffer because of politics or detrimental policies.
Remember that politics, colonialism, imperialism and war also originate in the human brain.
Misogyny is at the reptilian brain stem of a lot of right-wing politics.
There are those who would draw a sharp line between power politics and a principled foreign policy based on values. This polarized view – you are either a realist or devoted to norms and values – may be just fine in academic debate, but it is a disaster for American foreign policy. American values are universal.
Politics is not a world for the squeamish or fainthearted.
In politics, you have to compromise from morning to evening. Democracy is the art of compromise.
Human evolution relies on cooperation, which is why identity politics feels so backward.
Nostalgia is a particular affliction of immigrant fiction, and it’s led to a kind of sclerosis of the form. I hate nostalgia, and I feel it’s good to be aware of the politics of these genres.
At twenty, I implicitly dissociated poetry from politics.
Music is the most powerful form of communication in the world. It brings us all together. Even religion separates us, but a hit record unites us across religious beliefs, race, politics.
They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.
Culture is about humanizing people. You look at the African-American civil rights movement, you look at the LGBT rights movement – the culture changed before the politics did.
One of biggest lies in politics is the lie that Republicans are the party of big business. Big business does great with big government. Big business is very happy to climb in bed with big government. Republicans are and should be the party of small business and of entrepreneurs.
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
I’d like to be for cinema what Shakespeare was for theatre, Marx for politics and Freud for psychology: someone after whom nothing is as it used to be.
My view on politics is much more grassroots oriented; it’s not old boy network oriented, so I tend to, you know, come at it a little bit stronger, a little bit more street-wise, if you will. That’s rubbed some feathers the wrong way.
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
Statesmanship is harder than politics. Politics is the art of getting along with people, whereas statesmanship is the art of getting along with politicians.
I worked as long in a fish and chip shop as I did in Parliament. I’ve had particular experiences in politics, but they’re not my only ones, and they’re not the ones that defined me.
Most people don’t want to talk about politics and religion. They say, ‘Let’s talk about something else.’
Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future.
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
I believe in the separation of church and state, but I do not believe in the separation of politics from religion.
When you work as a humanitarian, you are conscious that politics have to be considered. Because if you really want to make an extreme change, then you have a responsibility.
I knew quite a lot about politics before I went to Parliament.
In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions.
Agriculture is a business that has been up to its bib overalls in politics since the first Thanksgiving dinner kickback to the Indians for subsidizing Pilgrim maize production with fish head fertilizer grants.
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.
I don’t like politicians, and I don’t like politics. I definitely don’t want to be associated with any of them.
In Cuba, taking into account the long fight for our independence and sovereignty, we will defend the one-party system in the face of the games, demagogy and the marketing of politics.
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
Our obligation to the people we serve is too important to place politics and partisanship before progress and results.
As long as I don’t write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
The extremely wealthy have disproportionate influence on policies that impact us all. This corrupts our politics and leads to poorer people being denied the economic opportunity to flourish in life.
If you ever injected truth into politics you have no politics.
Committed partisans are generally the most knowledgeable voters, independents the least. And the more political knowledge people have, the more apt they are to discuss politics with people who agree with, and reinforce, them.
My wife told me if there is any rumors about me, it better be about politics and not about my social life.
It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear.
I would never enter politics, but I will go out and vote.
I don’t know anything about politics. Like, zero. Nothing.
The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that’s not equity, it’s just creating a society where you can’t ask anything of people.
There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand.
In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
I don’t know about politics so much. I’m a professional athlete.
If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve.
The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.
NASA is an engine of innovation and inspiration as well as the world’s premier space exploration agency, and we are well served by politicians working to keep it that way, instead of turning it into a mere jobs program, or worse, cutting its budget.
I think it is fundamental to understand that the ethics of politics indicate that you should concentrate your efforts on those marginalized people who live in poverty with few opportunities to develop individually.
Television is democracy at its ugliest.
I would say that no film is apolitical. There are politics in all films. Any film that is anchored in a society, any film that deals with humanity is necessarily political.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Politics isn’t about big money or power games; it’s about the improvement of people’s lives.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose.
Politics are not the task of a Christian.
People in the tech community may not like politics because it seems less interesting or less pure than what they’re doing. But you see the result of not caring about politics. This is no longer an abstract problem.
I’m not going to be intimidated by people or identity politics. I think that’s a dead end.
Politics makes me sick.
San Francisco is really fun and liberal, and it’s my kind of politics. It’s like being Jewish in front of Jewish people.
I never have been involved in politics.
One of the great things about the sci-fi genre is that you can kind of get away with a bit more when talking politics, making social references or dealing with very hot-button topics because it is sci-fi.
There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.
We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.
We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.
Any time scientists disagree, it’s because we have insufficient data. Then we can agree on what kind of data to get; we get the data; and the data solves the problem. Either I’m right, or you’re right, or we’re both wrong. And we move on. That kind of conflict resolution does not exist in politics or religion.
In politics, there are no friends.
Trump represented a movement of dissatisfaction, the dissent, unhappiness, division cultivated by years of identity politics and the bullying of arrogant, insufferable, intolerant social justice warriors who used the last two terms to punish anyone who reminded them of Daddy.
Everything in politics is politically motivated, didn’t you know?
I follow politics in a big way, and always have since I was a kid. I’ve got opinions, but they’re opinions on both sides – not just anti-Republican, which is a real popular thing for a rap artist to do. If you dis Republicans, nobody will get mad. I think the two-party system sucks. It’s absolutely ignorant.
Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don’t know what they are conserving.
Politics has always been personal for me. You know, growing up, I was in a very politically conscious household. We engaged with intellectuals and artists and academics from around the world who were thinking critically about politics and the intersection of politics and public life.
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
I want to point out, there are a lot of politicians who enjoy the political end of politics, but they’re not interested in governance. And then, there are some that are really interested in governance and are just terrible at politics.
China-Pakistan relationship is indeed special because it transcends the changes of the times and politics and represents a fine example of friendly state-to-state interactions.
We are against politics of religion and caste.
I’m not sophisticated when it comes to politics, when it comes to journalism.
In Pakistan politics is hereditary.
Politics is applesauce.
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.
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.
Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.
I think I’d probably shine really well in a team sport, but as everybody knows, I don’t handle politics very well. A lot of team sports has a lot of politics. Individual sports, it’s all about me.
I never let politics get personal. You can have the most intense, heated debate on issues, and so long as you keep it on issues, you can go out and have coffee afterwards and you’re good friends.
If you give a good performance, something that gets some feeling across to people, that’s such a rare gift. It’s underestimated at this point in history, when the music biz is inevitably turning into a kind of politics.
I’ve been offered political shows before, and I don’t know anything about politics and I feel uncomfortable making political opinions – there’s consequences to them. I often think I’m wrong, so I really don’t like getting in political or religious discussions because of the giant possibility that I might be wrong.
The longer they talk about identity politics, I got ’em. I want them to talk about racism every day. If the Left is focused on race and identity, and we go with economic nationalism, we can crush the Democrats.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman‘s truncheon over the anarchist‘s bomb.
If you’re sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign.
It’s about time we make the well-being of our young people more important than ideology and politics. As a country, we benefit from investing in their future by investing in teen pregnancy prevention.
Money is at the root of most that is wrong in American politics.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
Community organizing is all about building grassroots support. It’s about identifying the people around you with whom you can create a common, passionate cause. And it’s about ignoring the conventional wisdom of company politics and instead playing the game by very different rules.
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.
I never let my politics supersede my manners.
What is politics? Political system is equal to development politics plus political politics.
Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics – one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.
Politics is just show business for ugly people.
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal – that you can gather votes like box tops – is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
I don’t think consensus-building politics is what I’m meant to be doing.
I’m not saying I shouldn’t have to pay any taxes, but I shouldn’t have to pay as many as somebody that votes. I don’t vote because I don’t know anything about politics. And honestly, I can’t believe they’d let me. Isn’t that an important thing? They’ll just let me pick the president! I don’t gotta know anything!
In politics, you also have to be cautiously optimistic.
I think Daily Kos is a really great example of where it’s really worked in terms of putting the opinions of a larger group of people forward. And Kos has obviously had a huge impact on politics.
There is no gambling like politics.
For ‘The Grace of Kings,’ I read Han Dynasty historical records in Classical Chinese, which allowed me to get a sense of the complexity of the politics and the ‘surprisingly modern’ reactions of the historical figures to recurrent problems of state administration.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
What’s different now is that while political leaders used to give talking points to talk radio, now talk-radio hosts are giving talking points to political leaders. It’s all part of the suffocating spin cycle we’re in. In media, politics and publishing, the conventional wisdom is to play to this base.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
I am not at all a politician. I don’t think I’m cut out for politics. I am certainly not going to stand for election.
For Conservatives, all disputes over law, liberty and justice are addressed to a historic and existing community. The root of politics, they believe, is attachment – the motive in human beings that binds them to the place, the customs, the history and the people who are theirs.
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
The shape and composition of the government is important. We haven‘t reached a point where politics and economics have been totally divorced from each other.
Intersectionality draws attention to invisibilities that exist in feminism, in anti-racism, in class politics, so, obviously, it takes a lot of work to consistently challenge ourselves to be attentive to aspects of power that we don’t ourselves experience.
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.
The polarization of Congress; the decline of civility; and the rise of attack politics in the 1980s, the 1990s, and the early years of the new century are a blot on our political system and a disservice to the American people.
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else’s money.
American influence in the world is certainly considerable, but the United States does not control, directly or indirectly, the politics and economics of other societies, as empires have always done, save for a few special cases that turn out to be the exceptions that prove the rule.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
You do the policy, I’ll do the politics.
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
The days of pay-to-play politics is over.
When I came to Johannesburg from the countryside, I knew nobody, but many strangers were very kind to me. I then was dragged into politics, and then, subsequently, I became a lawyer.
The most important virtue in politics was once thought to be likeability. But in Corbyn, dislikeable was king. Actually, dislikeability reached its apotheosis in Donald Trump, who exhibited sourness, truculence and negativity in every step and tweet.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
Uncle Matheson and my father would frequently argue long into the night about politics. Like me, he was all about socialism, togetherness and investing in people, whereas Matheson, to this day, holds very strong conservative views.
If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in, there’s something wrong with American politics.
I think few people of education enter politics because it seems like a contact blood sport.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
I’m a Republican. I may go into politics myself.
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
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.
It is divisive politics to infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens after a national tragedy.
It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.
There seem to me to be very few facts, at least ascertainable facts, in politics.
In politics, the reaction to a controversy is very often more enlightening and important than the details of the allegations themselves.
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.
Our culture is more shaped by the arts and humanities than it often is by politics.
I don’t want to express my opinion about actual politics, because if I do, I have to be responsible for my decision.
I know many writers who first dictate passages, then polish what they have dictated. I speak, then I polish – occasionally I do windows.
We can create a new kind of politics: kinder, more respectful, but courageous, too.
I am so sick and tired of participating in this predictable cycle of politics, where a mass shooting happens, the left calls for new gun laws – some meaningful, some unproductive – the right yells ‘slippery slope‘ and hides behind the Constitution.
The lifespan of faith and culture is much more than the ones who play politics in its name.
When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale.
I always voted at my party’s call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all.
In American politics, the deepest rivalry is between the rational world and the right wing of the GOP, who are increasingly marginalized in their view that America cannot take on the big challenges.
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.
Politics is the art of the next best.
You can rule ignorance; you can manipulate the illiterate; you can do whatever you want when a people are uneducated, so that goes in line with corrupt business and corrupt politics.
I was a woman in a man’s world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot.
A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else’s money.
When I first started out in politics I was, what you might describe as, a hard right Conservative.
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
I stay out of politics because if I begin thinking too much about politics, I’ll probably… drop writing children’s books and become a political cartoonist again.
Compared to politics, I think sports is funnier, because it’s inconsequential. And politics can be real important and all that. The more pointless something is, the funnier it is, you know?
Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.
I will certainly not join politics. I would like to be remembered as a clean businessman who has not partaken in any twists and turns beneath the surface, and one who has been reasonably successful.
The most powerful force in American politics is not anger, it’s nostalgia.
The United States is now harbouring Luis Posada Carriles. His continued freedom mocks victims of terrorism everywhere. It also shows how heavily the ‘war on terror‘ is overlaid with politics and hypocrisy.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Liberalism is Rationalism in politics.
The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.
What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those?
I love my homeland, but it’s an absurd country. Politics in the Philippines is like spectator sports!
Beethoven was a deeply political man in the broadest sense of the word. He was not interested in daily politics, but concerned with questions of moral behaviour and the larger questions of right and wrong affecting the entire society.
In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
Making promises and then saddling yourself with a political system and a political union that means that you cannot deliver those promises, I fear, doesn’t contribute to an atmosphere of trust and confidence in politics.
Frankly, I don’t mind not being President. I just mind that someone else is.
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we’ll be called a democracy.
We need real campaign finance reform to loosen the grip of special interests on politics.
A basic problem for people in politics is that approximately none have the hard skills necessary to distinguish great people from charlatans.
Everything is politics.
I’m sick and tired of politics and politicians as usual.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution… revolution is but thought carried into action.
The secret of getting things done is to act!
Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.
The basis of my politics is, first of all, fairness and honesty.
American politics is theatre. There is a frightening emotionalism at national conventions.
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Politics is organized hatred, that is unity.
I saw the real difference between politicians who supported programs like Head Start and those who didn’t. I started getting really excited about politics.
I was surprised by the response of young people because there is a perception that those younger than the 1988 generation are not interested in politics.
Only very intelligent people don’t wish they were in politics, and I’m dumb enough to want to be in there.
Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.
I don’t know a lot about politics.
In order to have your voice be heard in Washington, you have to make some little contribution.
Until the attack on Pearl Harbor, isolationism was an important, even dominant strand in U.S. politics. After the Second World War, this strand disappeared, smothered by the widespread and bipartisan conviction that the United States needed to stay engaged with the world to prevent future crises.
Pop culture shapes our ideas of what is normal and what our dreams can be and what our roles are. Politics, of course, decides how the power and the money in the country is distributed. Both are equally important, and each affects the other.
I try to swim against the current as much as possible when it comes to the tribalism that defines the way people do politics on social media, and I try to present myself as an individual and humanistic voice. I’m interested in people, not just factions.
Ray Charles‘ revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.
Commodities such as gold and silver have a world market that transcends national borders, politics, religions, and race. A person may not like someone else’s religion, but he’ll accept his gold.
My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
There is this concept of politics as a dirty game. It’s a difficult game, but it doesn’t have to be dirty. I think this is what we need to bring to politics. I think politics around the world has very often been captured by big interests – ‘lobbies’ they call them in the States.
Compared to politics, I think sports is funnier, because it’s inconsequential. And politics can be real important and all that. The more pointless something is, the funnier it is, you know? And the more grave or important things are… You know, some comedians can get this disease where they get serious all the time.
Politics doesn’t make strange bedfellows – marriage does.
Politics is the enemy of the imagination.
Of course you can’t ‘trust’ what people tell you on the web anymore than you can ‘trust’ what people tell you on megaphones, postcards or in restaurants. Working out the social politics of who you can trust and why is, quite literally, what a very large part of our brain has evolved to do.
I just don’t think our best are in politics. I think these guys are inept.
Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.
To be fair, money and politics never work in a directly straight line.
Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Any new technology, if it’s used by evil people, bad things can happen. But that’s more a question of the politics of the technology.
I always start my campaigns early, and I run hard. Maybe it comes from the rough-and-tumble world of San Francisco politics, where it’s not even a contact sport – it’s a blood sport. This is how I am as a candidate. This is how I run campaigns.
My life is politics, reading books and exercise.
Am I a liberal or conservative? I’m neither. Like most Americans, I find politics very frustrating. Like most Americans, I’d like to hear from politicians the facts. That is what drives me.
America’s present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
I knew I would work in a community that I would like to live in, but I had no idea that I would ever go into politics, even though some of my classmates thought I would.
I’m seeing too much power being concentrated in the executive branch, and so our system of government is really in jeopardy, and more importantly, the overwhelming issue that we’ve had for a long time is money in politics. I see that problem getting worse.
In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
What politicians want to create is irreversible change because when you leave office someone changes it back again.
There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the politics of polarization.
A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
Politics is show business for ugly people.
You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.
I know many writers who first dictate passages, then polish what they have dictated. I speak, then I polish – occasionally I do windows.
Songwriting is just like any other kind of writing – it’s either fiction or nonfiction. You can even get into philosophy and politics, which I’ve done on occasion.
I think to be in politics you have to have the taste for blood on that.
I’m not deeply ideologically driven. I believe in good center-right politics.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
I don’t do politics, I don’t do religion, I don’t do ethnic jokes.
I wasn’t interested in politics. My attitude about it was, I can’t make a difference no matter what I do. And the truth is, I don’t even care enough to try.
It’s not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It’s that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life.
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.
People are just trying to work their jobs, raise their families, discipline their kids, and have a good life… Politics has just become like bad weather. And they deserve clear skies.
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.
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.
In politics nothing is contemptible.
I’m not into politics.
I’m in politics. I’m in government, so nothing surprises me.
In Israel politics, four years is like 400 years in Europe.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
Politics is about the improvement of people’s lives. It’s about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people.
I have an aim – I have a clear aim in my mind, and the aim is that I do not like what I see in Indian politics; it is something that is inside my heart.
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.
Let me say at the outset, there would be no space for vendetta politics in Punjab.
Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.
Politics is tricky; it cuts both ways. Every time you make a choice, it has unintended consequences.
The decision to serve needs to be independent of your politics.
There are still people in my party who believe in consensus politics. I regard them as Quislings, as traitors… I mean it.
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
As new technologies upend the economics of climate change, the politics surrounding the environment are changing, too.
I’m confident about my stint with politics. But I won’t leave acting, one, because it brings me my daily bread, and second, I realized that whatever little extra recognition I have today, it’s thanks to my acting career.