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Ugly Politics Quotes


"Politics is show business for ugly people." - Paul Begala

"Washington D.C. politics is like Hollywood for ugly people." - Ted Cruz

"Politics is just show business for ugly people." - Jay Leno

"Nobody likes, you know, the ugly parts of politics." - Barbara Bush

"Politics is for people who are too ugly to get into showbusiness." - William J Clinton

"Politics is ugly. Never doubt what small men will do for great power." - Paolo Bacigalupi

"When people tap into this politics of resentment, it usually ends ugly." - John Avlon

"When you mix fashion and politics, you get fascism. Politics have fashion, and it's bad; fashion has politics, that are ugly." - Nate Lowman

"Politics is so personal, vicious and immediate, how are you going to get anything done? Even the local politics where I live have gotten so ugly." - Robin Williams

"politics can be an ugly game, and in a national election the stakes get higher while the tactics get lower." - Geraldine Ferraro

"Politics, of course, requires sweat, work, combat, and organization. But these should not be ugly words for and free people." - Nelson Rockefeller

"Politics has always been ugly to me, and yet I accept that as a fact of life." - Billy Graham

"Politics is compromise." - Paddy Ashdown

"Politics has become entertainment." - Joe Eszterhas

"Anything's possible in politics." - Pat Robertson

"I don't like politics." - William

"They say that politics is show business for ugly people, but as I always crack, what would I know about that? I like a challenge" - George Galloway

"We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression." - Dario Fo

"Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you." - Ralph Nader

"Politics isn't only about government. Politics is about the people." - Young Jeezy

"Politics makes strange post-masters." - Kin Hubbard

"Good economics is good politics." - Paul Keating

"I think politics is everything." - Gene Weingarten

"Local politics matters a lot." - Van Jones

"In Pakistan politics is hereditary." - Imran Khan

"Politics doesn't matter, policy does." - Brian J White

"I am interested in politics." - Dave Mustaine

"What is politics? Political system is equal to development politics plus political politics." - A P J Abdul Kalam

"Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"But I knew Nick. He was too ugly to die." - Kim Harrison

"Beautiful. And ugly. The world is always both." - Ann Aguirre

"Saying someone is ugly doesn't make you any prettier." - John Spence

"I'm ugly." - Amy Winehouse

"The politics of personal destruction, the politics of division, the politics of fear, it's all there. It helps you to define the politics of moderation - the politics of democratic respect, the politics of hope - more clearly." - Michael Ignatieff

"Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies." - Dalton Camp

"Politics is more difficult than physics." - Albert Einstein

"There are no personal sympathies in politics." - Margaret Thatcher

"Politics is largely a matter of heart." - Rab Butler

"History without politics descends to mere Literature." - John Robert Seeley

"Our changing climate has changed our politics" - Hilary Benn

"Any democratic sentiment propels my politics." - Cody Wilson

"You're never really out of politics." - Michael Ignatieff

"Politics and life go hand in hand." - Bruce Springsteen

"I think no one knows my politics." - Diane Sawyer

"Politics are a labyrinth without a clue." - John Adams

"Morality has nothing in common with politics." - Bob Dylan

"Economics, politics, and personalities are often inseparable." - Charles Edison

"Is there decency left in American politics?" - Byron Dorgan

"Politics and war are remarkably similar situations." - Newt Gingrich

"Gossip is easy, politics is hard." - Tabitha Soren

"Radical politics tend to be simple minded." - Israel Horovitz

"Black politics is redemption and transformation. It's not always pretty, but it's not always ugly either. I'll put India.Arie up against Donald Trump any day and let the people choose." - Van Jones

"Politics isn't a reality show or a gong show. It's not show business for ugly people. It's the arena where we define our common life in a rough and ready contest that has winners and losers." - Michael Ignatieff

"Ugly is attractive. Ugly is exciting." - Miuccia Prada

"Ugly deeds are taught by ugly deeds." - Sophocles

"If you're not turned on by politics, politics will turn on you." - Ralph Nader

"Politics don't exist, actually. It's just a cheap business. Economics is what makes politics." - Eugene Hutz

"An independent is the guy who wants to take the politics out of politics." - Adlai Stevenson I

"Decent people should ignore politics, if only they could be confident that politics would ignore them" - William F Buckley Jr

"I feel at some point that the farm state politics will overwhelm the Florida politics." - Jeff Flake

"Yes, politics IS war without bloodshed; and war is an extension of those politics." - H Rap Brown

"People are very interested in politics, they just don't like it labelled politics." - Douglas Hurd

"And you, madam, are ugly. But I shall be sober in the morning." - Winston Churchill

"The attitude of unhappiness is not only painful, it is mean and ugly." - William James

"Love says: I've seen the ugly parts of you, and I'm staying." - Matt Chandler

"I often stood in front of the mirror alone, wondering how ugly a person could get." - Charles Bukowski

"An ugly face and the want of exterior beauty generally increases the interior beauty." - Horace Smith

"Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly." - Mary Schmich

"Bitterness is so ugly." - Amy Heckerling

"Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock'n'roll, politics as a movie." - Joe Eszterhas

"She was ugly from the front, and I said ugly, ugly, ugly, ugly, ugly. Well, I could handle it behind her." - Lyle Lovett

"Rock should never be in bed with politics." - Alice Cooper

"When politics is elevated over business, economic disaster follows." - James Cook

"The Pope doesn't get mixed up in Italian politics." - Pope Francis

"I was interested in politics since the age of 14." - George Brandis

"Politics is how you think about life itself." - Gene Weingarten

"The man is the Piltdown Man of modern politics." - Charlie Pierce

"Brain surgery is not like politics and vice versa." - Christopher Michael Cillizza

"Politics will sooner or later make fools of everybody." - Dick Armey

"Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace." - Paddy Ashdown

"I never let my politics supersede my manners." - Darren Criss

"I'm a Republican. I may go into politics myself." - Lou Ferrigno

"Politics is not bean bags. It's serious, tough stuff." - Colin Powell

"I don't want to force my politics on my readers." - John Grisham

"Politics are not the task of a Christian." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"There is a thin line between politics and theatricals." - Julian Bond

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

"Does politics have to be injected into everything?" - Sargent Shriver

"You don't go into politics unless you want to win." - Rand Paul

"Politics in America is the binding secular religion." - Theodore White

"Arkansas is a state where politics is retail." - Mike Huckabee

"Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry." - John George Nicolay

"I am not in politics to make more money." - Nandan Nilekani

"Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you!" - Pericles

"Politics deserves much praise. Politics is a preoccupations of free men, and its existences is a test of freedom." - Bernard Crick

"I am interested in politics so that one day I will not have to be interested in politics." - Ayn Rand

"Course, that's the trouble with politics, it breeds politics! So that makes it pretty hard to stamp out." - Will Rogers

"I probably do better not being in politics. They have too much control over you when you are in politics." - Evander Holyfield

"Politics is politics; art is art. If you play a political role, you have to stop being an artist." - Youssou Ndour

"I came into American politics and into this political system proud of politics and the way we make decisions." - Byron Dorgan

"Well you know it's dangerous in politics, because especially in the Philippines there's a lot of killing in politics." - Manny Pacquiao

"The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution... none other." - H Rap Brown

"Every child is born sane, and then, slowly slowly, we civilize him - we call it the process of civilization. We prepare him to become part of the great culture, the great church, the great state to which we belong. Our whole politics is stupid, and then HE becomes stupid. Our whole education is ugly. Our politics means nothing but ambition, naked ambition - ambition for power. And only the lowest kind of people become interested in power." - Rajneesh

"Making ourselves feel ugly is not fun." "We are ugly." - Scott Westerfeld

"Better an ugly face than an ugly mind." - James Ellis

"There are no ugly cigars, only ugly smokers." - H L Mencken

"Don't ever let a guy make you feel ugly, cause no matter what... you're beautiful with him or without him." - Wiz Khalifa

"Good police officers are ugly." - Jo Nesbo

"Stay beautiful, keep it ugly" - Gerard Way

"That ugly freak has spent so much time in my head, I should be charging him rent." -Four" - Pittacus Lore

"New things are always ugly." - Willa Cather

"Hatred makes us all ugly." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Imperfections don't make something ugly." - Amy Neftzger

"Gold makes the ugly beautiful." - Moliere

"Imperfections do' make something ugly." - Amy Neftzger

"Winning ugly is still winning." - Kevin Hearne

"Denial is an ugly thing." - Nicholas Sparks

"There are no ugly ducklings." - Loretta Young

"Well, I'm clearly not ugly." - Megan Fox

"I've worn some ugly shoes." - Julie Bowen

"Nobody wants an ugly book." - Eric Ripert

"L.A. makes you feel ugly." - Rachel Weisz

"We live in ugly times." - David Byrne

"Imperfections don't make something ugly." - Amy Neftzger

"New York is an ugly city, a dirty city. Its climate is a scandal, its politics are used to frighten children, its traffic is madness, its competition is murderous. But there is one thing about it - once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough." - John Steinbeck

"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." - Jon Katz

"We are ever aware that politics is an ugly struggle that determines 'who gets what, when, and how.' It is the favorite occupation of people who serve special interests, who have axes to grind, and public careers to advance. It is a game in which benefits are bestowed according to political skill and connection, rather than merit." - Hans F. Sennholz

"We've heard so much about the American dream: well, Trump is the American nightmare made flesh. All the things about 'the ugly American' that we worry about and which the Americans see in themselves, it's all of that. This is a politics of egotistical display." - Billy Bragg

"If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I dunno what y'all would do to him in Iowa but we would treat him pretty ugly, down in Texas. I mean, printing more money to play politics at this particular time in American history is almost treacherous-or treasonous in my opinion." - Rick Perry

"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." - Jon Katz

"There's an old joke that politics is Hollywood for ugly people. An awful lot of the press coverage about Washington reads like coverage of Hollywood. Madonna is having some spat with Sean Penn. Who cares? And who cares which politician is mad at that politician?" - Ted Cruz

"Politics is there the way men and women are there, the way the Atlantic Ocean is there. Sometimes I've written about politics specifically, I mean about politics as it's understood on television and in newspapers." - Kenneth Koch

"Politics is a way of ruling in divided societies without undue violence...politics is not just a necessary evil; it is a realistic good." - Bernard Crick

"When we win on an issue we call it leadership. When we lose, we call it politics. Practicing politics simply means increasing your options for effective results." - John Eldred

"Politics are vulgar when they are not liberalised by history, and history fades into mere literature when it loses sight of its relation to practical politics." - John Robert Seeley

"We think of politics in terms of power and who has the power. Politics is the end to which that power is put." - Ngugi wa Thiong'o

"The best politics is no politics." - Henry M Jackson

"The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare." - John Major

"It is more important for Labour to raise the reputation of politics than for the Tories, who are only in politics for the money." - Frank Dobson

"I think Karl Rove saw that in George W. Bush early on and understood the impact that he could have on Texas politics and probably on national politics." - Ed Gillespie

"There's a couple things you don't talk about in life, and that's race, religion and politics. I try to make sure I don't talk about politics at all." - Robert Griffin Iii

"Statesmanship is harder than politics. Politics is the art of getting along with people, whereas statesmanship is the art of getting along with politicians." - Fletcher Knebel

"You've got to watch the politics of AIDS. The politics of AIDS can work both for and against the victims of AIDS." - Bono

"I'm more into human nature than politics. But they're intertwined. Obviously, I live in civilization, so politics are part of my life." - Bill Callahan

"I love my dad. It's fair to say that I probably would not have thought of politics had I not seen my mom and dad involved in politics." - Mitt Romney

"I don't think I can remember a moment in my life where people didn't discuss politics. People discuss politics at the table." - Connie Nielsen

"Campaign manager Eli Gold played by Alan Cumming on "The Good Wife" describing an old maxim in politics, don`t commit to a decision before you have to.And that rule appears to have worked brilliantly for Democratic candidate front-runner Hillary Clinton, who has avoided taking a position on the president`s trade agenda and has remained out of the ugly public. spat with the progressive wing of her party. She has also not taken a position on the Iranian - on the talks." - Chris Matthews

"Ugly problems often require ugly solutions. Solving an ugly problem in a pure manner is bloody hard." - Rasmus Lerdorf

"All government is an ugly necessity." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Drop jealousy and envy, for they make you ugly. Be loving, be accepting, and most of all... be happy just the way you are." - Leon Brown



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