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Definition of Politics

Politics

  1. The science of government; that part of ethics which has to do with the regulation and government of a nation or state, the preservation of its safety, peace, and prosperity, the defense of its existence and rights against foreign control or conquest, the augmentation of its strength and resources, and the protection of its citizens in their rights, with the preservation and improvement of their morals.
  2. The management of a political party; the conduct and contests of parties with reference to political measures or the administration of public affairs; the advancement of candidates to office; in a bad sense, artful or dishonest management to secure the success of political candidates or parties; political trickery.

Politics Quotations

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Newt Gingrich

Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
John F. Kennedy

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Plato

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Mark Twain

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
Mahatma Gandhi
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Politics Translations

politics in Afrikaans is beleid
politics in Danish is politik
politics in Dutch is beleid, politiek, staatkunde
politics in French is politique
politics in German is Politik
politics in Italian is politica
politics in Swedish is politik

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