What is politics? Political system is equal to development politics plus political politics.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The President’s post should not be politicized. Once a president is elected, he is above politics.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I am not made for politics because I am incapable of wanting or accepting the death of the adversary.

- Albert Camus

To govern means to pillage, as everyone knows.

- Albert Camus

It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.

- Albert Camus
If you sacrifice liberty for security, you will lose both. — Ron Paul

If you sacrifice liberty for security, you will lose both.

- Ron Paul
Who cares about winning? We should focus on serving.

Who cares about winning? We should focus on serving.

- Justin Trudeau
Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit

Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit.

- Nelson Mandela
Power is my mistress....

Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.

- Napoleon
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.

- Napoleon
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.

In politics… never retreat, never retract… never admit a mistake.

- Napoleon
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion.

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.

- Napoleon
If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

- Napoleon
I am not interested in power for power’s sake....

I am not interested in power for power’s sake, but I’m interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.

- Martin Luther King Jr.
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.

- Mahatma Gandhi
Power does not corrupt men...

Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

- George Bernard Shaw
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything....

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

- George Bernard Shaw
Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people.

Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people.

- Charlie Chaplin
It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.

It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.

- Benjamin Franklin
I’m a warrior for the middle class.

I’m a warrior for the middle class.

- Barack Obama
I’m the president of the United States...

I’m the president of the United States. I’m not the emperor of the United States.

- Barack Obama
My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants....

My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too.

- Barack Obama
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists...

If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost.

- Barack Obama
Political courage is not political suicide.

Political courage is not political suicide.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger