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Partiality or biased judgments are not just common terms heard in judicial cases, but there are other instances cited where politics play a major role in influencing judgment. Partiality or being biased is when extra favor is showered on an individual, it is also called favoritism. From teacher’s pet, to the favorite of the boss and sometimes the favorite amongst the siblings get work done easily. Although this is not fair - rather unfair on the part of the others involved - not much can be done. Read the famous quotes on partiality to know more.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.

Prince

Most people don't want to talk about politics and religion. They say, 'Let's talk about something else.'

People Religion
Samuel L. Jackson

I voted for Barack because he was black. 'Cuz that's why other folks vote for other people - because they look like them... That's American politics, pure and simple.

When you are honest in your comedy, you have to acknowledge the world that you're in. Through a comedic voice, you're talking about what needs to be talked about, whether it's race relations or politics or anything that's happening on a global or an American scale.

I hate politics. It's slimy. Any job where people pander for votes, I don't like. The country has gotten so partisan that if you're not on my side, you're the enemy. The only thing I ever try to support is a third party, like Unity08. We need more parties and more choice.

Khalil Gibran

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

There's an old joke that politics is Hollywood for ugly people. An awful lot of the press coverage about Washington reads like coverage of Hollywood. Madonna is having some spat with Sean Penn. Who cares? And who cares which politician is mad at that politician?

Charles Bukowski

You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.

Hope Hicks

I could really see myself in politics. Who knows?

Stephen Breyer

At least there's a political input, but when you put on the robe, at that point the politics is over.

Pope Francis

A good Catholic meddles in politics, offering the best of himself, so that those who govern can govern. But what is the best that we can offer to those who govern? Prayer!

John Adams

In politics the middle way is none at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.

John F. Kennedy

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.

Jacinda Ardern

I worked as long in a fish and chip shop as I did in Parliament. I've had particular experiences in politics, but they're not my only ones, and they're not the ones that defined me.

The values that I have are the values I was raised with, from where I'm from, which is a middle-class place. So that informs everything about me, my politics and all that stuff. I mean, politically, I vote against my own self-interest at every election. I actively ask these people to raise my taxes.

Dan Bongino

Accessibility and openness are good politics but bad security.

Alexis de Tocqueville

In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.

Ambrose Bierce

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.

H. L. Mencken

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

David Attenborough

Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.

Jacinda Ardern

I really rebel against this idea that politics has to be a place full of ego and where you're constantly focused on scoring hits against each one another. Yes, we need a robust democracy, but you can be strong, and you can be kind.

I love cities, and I love city governments in particular. But in politics it would have taken me 8 years from implementing a policy before I would get to see the feedback. With programming I could model the same policies and see the impact immediately. Technology is a far more efficient way to test.

John Adams

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.

Pete Buttigieg

As the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, I see on a daily basis the impact of politics and policy on my family, neighbors, friends, and residents.

Joseph Stalin

It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.

Thurgood Marshall

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.

Power Government Heritage
Pope Francis

Politics is a noble activity. We should revalue it, practise it with vocation and a dedication that requires testimony, martyrdom, that is to die for the common good.

Harry S. Truman

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.

In 2003, I wrote a New York Times best-seller called 'Shut Up & Sing,' in which I criticized celebrities like the Dixie Chicks & Barbra Streisand who were trashing then-President George W. Bush. I have used a variation of that title for more than 15 years to respond to performers who sound off on politics.

Mao Zedong

Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.

Alexis de Tocqueville

There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.

Kin Hubbard

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

Gavin Newsom

I'm sick and tired of politics and politicians as usual.

Ridley Scott

Politics is very interesting and always leads to conflict.

Woody Harrelson

I don't believe in politics. I'm an anarchist, I guess you could say. I think people could be just fine looking after themselves.

Thomas Mann

Everything is politics.

Ambrose Bierce

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.

Tom Hayden

I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives. It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered.

I've always been really uninterested in politicians and the acts of the Houses of Parliament, or government as an idea. But I'm interested in politics in that I'm a member of the world, and I have strong feelings of right and wrong, but I can't get into the ins and outs of it.

Lindsey Graham

The politics of judges is getting to be red hot.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.

Chris Kyle

I am not a fan of politics.

Eva Green

I'm not really involved with politics... I'm living in my cocoon with my classical music around.

Music Living
Vladimir Lenin

There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.

Donald Trump

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.

I guess you'd call me an independent, since I've never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label.

Steven Rodney McQueen

Politics will take care of itself. I'm interested in people who are involved in the situations that politicians create. Politics is taken care of by politicians - they're not filmmakers.

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.

Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.

John Stuart Mill

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.

People Stupidity
David Lloyd George

A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.

Gertrude Stein

There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer.

Bobby Seale

Electoral politics was always an objective of the Black Panther party, so Barack Obama is a part of what we dreamed and struggled and died for.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.

Emmanuel Macron

When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants.

Laura Ingraham

There's a rule of thumb in politics. If you're at a point where you're complaining about the other guy being mean and unfair and uncivil, that's probably a sign that you're losing.

Noam Chomsky

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

Pete Buttigieg

Greatness will come by looking forward - untethered from the politics of the past and anchored by our shared values - and by changing our nation's future.

Plato

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

Thomas Merton

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.

Will Rogers

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

Khabib Nurmagomedov

I don't know about politics so much. I'm a professional athlete.

Robert Kennedy, Jr.

I have the kind of life where I can take my kids on trips with me. I can involve them in my work. I've always avoided politics because I didn't want to make commitments that would take me away from raising these children.

Lindsey Graham

What's going on in the Senate is kind of a politics of escalation. We're getting sort of like the Mideast: pay back everybody when you're in charge.

Harry S. Truman

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.

I'm in no way suggesting that my opinion matters more than anyone else's, of course, but the only thing that bothers me is apathy. People that sit out of the process and complain about it, or pretend that politics isn't a part of their everyday lives.

David Lloyd George

What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.

Robin Williams

People say satire is dead. It's not dead; it's alive and living in the White House.

People Living
George Soros

Law has become a business. Health care has become a business. Unfortunately, politics has also become a business. That really undermines society.

Donald Trump, Jr.

I think politics is a dirty game. We've seen the sides that they take; we've seen the commentary they have had on my father.

Tucker Carlson

Living in Washington, you can't take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don't believe because they get paid to.

Part of the core information that I've been purveying is that identity politics is a sick game. You don't play racial, ethnic, and gender identity games. The Left plays them on behalf of the oppressed, let's say, and the Right tends to play them on behalf of nationalism and ethnic pride. I think they're equally dangerous.

Jay-Z

No, I'm not interested in politics. I have zero interest. I have interest in hope and people.

Mao Zedong

There is in fact no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause.

Pete Buttigieg

So much of politics is about people's relationships with themselves. You do better if you make people feel secure in who they are.

Let's just do what is right for the American people. And those of us who are involved in politics and government know that our responsibility is to the American people, that we have a responsibility to find our common ground, to seek it and to find it.

Sandra Day O'Connor

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.

Compromise Fear
John Cusack

When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death. Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it.

Erich Fromm

The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Ronald Reagan

It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.

Margaret Thatcher

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.

Elon Musk

In order to have your voice be heard in Washington, you have to make some little contribution.

Malcolm X

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.

Robert Kennedy

Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.

The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.

Bill Clinton

When times are tough, constant conflict may be good politics but in the real world, cooperation works better. After all, nobody's right all the time, and a broken clock is right twice a day.

Catherine the Great

In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions.

Rachel Weisz

I don't believe your soul mate has to share your politics.

Roger Ailes

I quit politics because I hated it.

Jimmy Carter

Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.

Taika Waititi

I wish I was less good-looking and more unpopular. Then I could get into politics and use my pent-up resentment about being ugly and unpopular to systematically destroy the country.

Angela Merkel

That is why everyone in politics, and we do it, must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.

Good Compromise
James Russell Lowell

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.

When times are tough and people are frustrated and angry and hurting and uncertain, the politics of constant conflict may be good, but what is good politics does not necessarily work in the real world. What works in the real world is cooperation.