By Alfred Adler
All efforts to make politics aesthetic culminate in one thing, war.
By each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Better a cautious commander, and not a rash one.
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 can testify to what UNICEF means to children because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II.
Poetry, is a life long war waged against ineffable beauty.
Poets are souls at war with words from battles waged within.
The BJP decides its own policies.
The regional parties have emerged as a strong force, and they, too, deserve a place in national politics.
Politics is a game of compromise.
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation, and advancement of one’s own culture and social organization.
Neither India nor Russia perceives a threat from the strength of the other. Each sees a benefit for itself in the increased political and economic strength of the other.
My poet’s heart gives me strength to face political problems, particularly those which have a bearing on my conscience.
My poetry is a declaration of war, not an exordium to defeat. It is not the defeated soldier’s drumbeat of despair, but the fighting warrior’s will to win. It is not the de- spirited voice of dejection but the stirring shout of victory.
No one can be considered untouchable on political grounds.
Indian democracy’s greatest strength is that we have always put the nation above politics.
India has never played politics with national security.
We are unnecessarily wasting our precious resources in wars… if we must wage war, we have to do it on unemployment, disease, poverty, and backwardness.
In the euphoria after the Cold War, there was a misplaced notion that the UN could solve every problem anywhere.