All efforts to make politics aesthetic culminate in one thing, war.
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.
The overwhelming public sentiment in India was that no meaningful dialogue can be held with Pakistan until it abandons the use of terrorism as an instrument of its foreign policy.
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.
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.
If Pakistan claims to be a crucial partner in the international coalition against terrorism, how can it continue to use terrorism as an instrument of state policy against India?
For me, power was never an attraction.
I am contesting elections since 1952, but never did I throw mud.
Whatever understanding is reached with Pakistan has to be followed honestly, and everybody will have to rise above party politics and be actively committed to make India prosperous.
Politics these days in no occupation for an honest man… neither educated nor honest, he has to be an ignoramus & a rogue.
Under every stone lurks a politician.
Politics, these days, is no occupation for an educated man, a man of character. Ignorance and total lousiness are better.
Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.