Politicians Quotes

Over the years, I have seen too many politicians ruin their careers because they could not accept defeat graciously.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

All politicians are humble, and seldom let you forget it. They go around the country boasting about their humility. They are proud of their humility. Many are downright arrogant about their humility and insist that it qualifies them to be President.

Russell Baker

Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for.

Unknown

Democracy elects men totally lacking in scruples, without any morals; those who will pay better, thus those with a higher power of corruption; magicians, charlatans, demagogues, who will excel in their fields during the electoral campaign. Several good men would be able to slip through among them, even politicians of good faith. But they would be the slaves of the former.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Wars are fought by teenagers, you realize that. They really ought to be fought by the politicians and old people who start these wars.

James Clavell

We form many of our political opinions through reading papers and unconsciously absorbing the rhetoric of the journalists. Later, we spout the same opinions as our own. This parallels the way we respond to any authority and its something politicians understand well.

Derren Victor Brown

The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.

Maureen Murphy

Political questions are far too serious to be left to the politicians.

Hannah Arendt

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.

Nikita Khrushchev

Politicians neither love nor hate. Interest, not sentiment, directs them.

Lord Chesterfield

Successful politicians are insecure and intimidated men. They advance politically only as they placate, appease, bribe, seduce, bamboozle or otherwise manage to manipulate the demanding and threatening elements in their constituencies.

Walter Lippmann

You politicians have got to look further ahead; you always got a Putter in your hands, when you ought to have a Driver.

Will Rogers

At election time, we see politicians posturing as if they were in the center, because the center really determines the outcome of American elections, ... Washington Unwrapped.

Richard Darman

What passes for real debate in Washington often seems more like an echo chamber, with politicians talking at politicians.

Bill Delahunt

Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves.

Joseph Priestley

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