Politics is the art of the possible, the attainable the art of the next best.
Otto von Bismarck
Organising free and fair elections is more important than the result itself.
The elections are run by the same industries that sell toothpaste on television.
A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation.
James Freeman Clarke
We believe ratings only when we see our names on the top.
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over.
No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.
Sir Winston Churchill
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Nothing spoils your past like your consent to be a candidate in the election.
The more foolishness I make the more popular I get.
John F Kennedy
Political elections are a good deal like marriages, there's no accounting for anyone's taste.