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politics

noun campaigning, civilis ratio, governance, government, matters of state, partisanism, party leadership, party politics, party system, political affairs, political influence, political involvement, political maneuvers, political methods, political partisanship, political process, pooitical strategy, public service, state affairs, statesmanship
Associated concepts: campaign financing laws, disclosure laws, election laws, lobbying laws, reporting laws
Foreign phrases: Politiae legibus non leges, politiis adappandae.Politics should be adapted to the laws, not the laws to politics.
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Besides, you are right in another respect, which is in thinking that if we were to meddle in politics there could not be a better time than the present.
Sir John's temper since he has taken seriously to politics has become quite unbearable.
Such dispositions, are the very errors of human nature; and yet they are the fittest timber, to make great politics of; like to knee timber, that is good for ships, that are ordained to be tossed; but not for building houses, that shall stand firm.
There's only one way to do it: to go into politics.
The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part.
The old prince seemed convinced not only that all the men of the day were mere babies who did not know the A B C of war or of politics, and that Bonaparte was an insignificant little Frenchy, successful only because there were no longer any Potemkins or Suvorovs left to oppose him; but he was also convinced that there were no political difficulties in Europe and no real war, but only a sort of puppet show at which the men of the day were playing, pretending to do something real.
I have been inquiring into the thing, for I've never known anything about Middlemarch politics before--the county being my business.
He was a bright and clear intelligence, and if his light did not go far, it is to be said of him that his worst fault was only to have stopped short of the finest truth in art, in morals, in politics.
And least of all, imitate the example of your godfather, Cornelius de Witt, who has plunged into politics, the most ungrateful of all careers, and who will certainly come to an untimely end.
They had been doing this for some time, when an Eminent Statesman stuck his head out of the pool of politics, and, speaking for the members of his profession, said:
SEEING a ship sailing by upon the sea of politics, an Ambitious Person started in hot pursuit along the strand; but the people's eyes being fixed upon the Presidency no one observed the pursuer.
We cannot follow him through all the twists and turns of his politics, nor through all his ups and downs in life, nor mention all the two hundred and fifty books and pamphlets that he wrote.