60 Dirty Politics Quotes And Sayings For The Dirty Games

Looking for quotes about dirty politics? We have rounded up the best collection of dirty politics quotes, sayings, phrases, captions, (with images and pictures) that you might relate to if you have faced dirty games or politics in your office, work, or relationships.

Dirty Politics is usually a termed used for politicians who use unethical or illegal means to do something. In general the term is also symbolic of people playing unfair and in a dirty manner to get things done for their personal advantage.

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Manipulative people can never gain the trust and loyalty of people. Because they cheat and resort to unfair means for their personal gains.

These famous dirty politics are collected from various books, politicians, businessmen, bureaucrats,  authors, celebrities, who give a meaningful insight about the politicians and government.

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Dirty Politics Quotes

  1. “Be the person your dog thinks you are.”

  2. “It gave dirty politics a bad name.”- Bob Hope

  3. “Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can.”

  4. “In politics, you either eat the baby or you are the baby.”

  5. “We’ve seen a lot of dirty politics in Ireland.” – Ciaran Hinds

  6. “The aristocrats and bureaucrats are dirty rats.” – Ray Davies

  7. “Politics is not a dirty game but many politicians play it dirtily.”                                           
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    dirty politics quotes government

  8. “Dirty politics, are born in the ditches of, ‘Ignorance of People’.”

  9. “Being polite is so rare these days, that’s its often confused with flirting.”

  10. “When words are both true and kind they can change the world.”- Buddha

  11. “There is this concept of politics as a dirty game.”- Georgios A. Papandreou

  12. “Having a dirty mind makes ordinary conversations much more interesting.”

  13. “I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business.” – Richard M. Nixon

  14. “Politics is not the dirty game. But its people who play it dirtily.” – Aijaz Naich

  15. “Politics was a necessarily dirty game of treachery and deceit.” – Dave Robinson

  16. “The dirty truth is that the rich are the great cause of poverty.”- Michael Parenti

  17. “Truth will never shine from a heart filled with corruption and lies.” – Suzy Kassem

  18. “Politics is a dirty game, played by rich man with the right of poor.” – Ahsan Fareed

  19. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”- Mahatma Gandhi

  20. “So, if we lie to the government, it’s felony. But if they lie to us, it’s politics.” – Bill Murray                                                                                                                                 
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    dirty politics quotes famous

  21. “The political system, folks, is rigged. It’s a rigged, disgusting, dirty system.”- Brian Stelter

  22. “Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are.”

  23. “There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.”- Winston Churchill

  24. “I don’t want to be a politician. I don’t like politics. It’s petty; it fights dirty.”- John Mellencamp

  25. “But it is at home and not in public that one should wash ones dirty linen.”- Napoleon Bonaparte

  26. “The fear of blacks has become the dirty little secret of our political culture.” – Norman Podhoretz

  27. “The dirty truth is that many people find fascism to be not particularly horrible.”- Michael Parenti

  28. “Politics is a dirty business, but if you do not do politics, politics will be done to you.”- Will Shetterly                                                                                                                           
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    politics dirty game quotes

  29. “Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable.” – George Orwelll

  30. “Politics is dirty, and I don’t like to talk about dirty things … My conscience is clear.” – Johannes Heesters

  31. “It will help erase the idea that politics is a second-rate profession and a dirty business.” – Robert Kennedy

  32. “If we elect the same corrupt politicians every time, that’s a very clear message that we don’t want a change.”

  33. “Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you – not because they are nice, but because you are.”

  34. “You know, it’s just politics, it’s a game grown-ups like to play, like we lil’ children play with toys.” – Sharon Maas

  35. “A politician is like quicksilver: if you try to put your finger on him, you find nothing under it.” – Austin O’ Malley

  36. “Maintaining silence about a dirty truth is another way of lying, a common practice in high places.”- Michael Parenti

  37. “What if I told you all presidents are only front-men to distract you from the people who really run the country.”

  38. “A lot of history is just dirty politics cleaned up for the consumption of children and other innocents.” — Richard Reeves

  39. “There’s a tendency, especially among academics, to see politics as deeply dirty and deeply egotistical.” — Zephyr Teachout

  40. “We cannot put cinema in parallel with the political, because politics are something dirty and cinema is not dirty.” – Ali Suliman

  41. “When I think about political races, and certain consultants, the word that comes to mind is dirty. Dirty, dirty, DIRTY!”- Angela Alioto

  42. “We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with humanity.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

  43. “Compassion is not a dirty word.. it’s time we rehabilitated compassion into the national political vocabulary of this great nation of ours.”- Kevin Rudd

  44. “I’ve always tried to avoid politics because most politicians that I know are quite dirty in terms of human dignity, ethics and morals.” – Steven Seagal

  45. “Politics is a dirty game. And distortions of one’s voting record and one’s position seems to be the order of the day. So whatever happens, happens.” – Ed Worley

  46. “I am not a man who looks for solutions in God or politics. If somebody else wants to do the dirty work and create a better world for us and he can do it, I will accept it.”- Charles Bukowski

  47. “In my experience of these things, parties which shout about dirty tricks and the like tend to do so because they fear a direct hit in some vulnerable part of their political anatomy.”- Peter Mandelson

  48. “The dirty work at political conventions is almost always done in the grim hours between midnight and dawn. Hangmen and politicians work best when the human spirit is at its lowest ebb.”- Russell Baker

  49. “Until you’ve been in politics you’ve never really been alive; it’s rough and sometimes it’s dirty and it’s always hard work and tedious details. But, it’s the only sport for grown-ups all other games are for kids.”

  50. “If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics –a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage –surely that proves that you are in the right?”- George Orwell

  51. “We tend to think of politics as bad, full of dirty tricks, negative ads, big campaigns, but I am here to explore the original meaning of politics, which is positive and has to do with balancing competing interests and looking for solutions.”- Eric Liu

  52. “I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That’s not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians.”- Aung San Suu Kyi

  53. “Compassion is not a dirty word. Compassion is not a sign of weakness. In my view, compassion in politics and in public policy is in fact a hallmark of great strength. It is a hallmark of a society which has about it a decency which speaks for itself.” – Kevin Rudd

  54. “You know, compromise can’t be a dirty word in American politics. There’s plenty to argue about. Trump administration is still talking about ridiculous tax cuts for the wealthiest of the wealthy. That should be resisted with every fiber of our being.”- Hillary Clinton

  55. “Politics can be very mean and dirty. The things politicians say about each other, and what activists say, I had a brief glimpse of that for a couple of days. If I ever had any questions about whether I wanted to run for office, I now know the answer – I don’t.”- Matt Hasselbeck

  56. “Politics is dirty. Politics is exciting. Politics is often very, very difficult and disappointing. And I really would rather the world would be a little more like it was when my dad was young, where you knew pretty much where people stood on the great moral issues.” – James Dobson

  57. “I never desire to know anything of the detail of political measures, lest even those which I think best should lose anything of their intrinsic value to me, by seeing what low, paltry, personal motives and base machinery and dirty hands have helped to bring them about.”- Fanny Kemble

  58. “There is this concept of politics as a dirty game. It’s a difficult game, but it doesn’t have to be dirty. I think this is what we need to bring to politics. I think politics around the world has very often been captured by big interests – ‘lobbies’ they call them in the States.” – George Papandreou

  59. “One finds fortunes built on slave labor, indentured labor, prison labor, immigrant labor, female labor, child labor, and scab labor – backed by the lethal force of gun thugs and militia. ‘Old money’ is often little more than dirty money laundered by several generations of possession.”- Michael Parenti

  60. “George Orwells 1984 frequently tops surveys of our greatest books: its not a celebration of poetic language. Its decidedly anti-literary, a masterpiece of personal and political narrative sequence. And its subject matter is crucial, because what 1984 shows is that language can be a dirty trick.”- Graham Joyce

  61. “The civil liberties types who are fighting this issue have to fight it, owing to the nature of the laws, as a matter of freedom of speech and stifling of free expression and so on. But we know what’s really involved, dirty books are fun. That’s all there is to it. But you can’t get up in a court and say that.”- Tom Lehrer

  62. “Politics is still the man’s game. The women are allowed to do the chores, the dirty work, and now and then–but only occasionally–one is present at some secret conference or other. But it’s not the rule. They can go out and get the vote, if they can and will; they can collect money, they can be grateful for being permitted to work. But that is all.”- Mary Roberts Rinehart

  63. “Creeds like pacifism or anarchism, which seem on the surface to imply a complete renunciation of power, rather encourage this habit of mind. For if you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics … the more you are in the right (and) everybody else should be bullied into thinking otherwise.”- George Orwell

  64. “Politics is a dirty business, a ruse, an ideological cul-de-sac, a vast looter of intellectual and financial resources, a lie that corrupts, a deceiver, a means of unleashing vast evil in the world of the most unexpected and undetected sort and the greatest diverter of human productivity ever concocted by those who do not believe in authentic social and economic progress.”- Jeffrey Tucker

  65. “The politics of language and the politics of writing really got to me. I’ve heard this phrase more than once now: this idea of the poetry wars, or the idea that people within the space of writing are at odds with one another or manipulating language to further one’s political stance, manipulating language in ways that really felt dirty to me. All of these things worked their way into and through language for me.”- Truong Tran

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