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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

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.
Kin Hubbard

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Groucho Marx

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Edmund Burke

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

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