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

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

Unknown

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

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

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

With the over-population and inflation and starvation and the crazy politicians, I don't feel safe in this world no more.

The Kinks

Politicians of all stripes are always in danger at looking at every problem from an abstract point of view or being briefed by officials, academics, or economists who know every science but the science of human nature.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.

Wendell Berry

Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good.

George Will

Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.

Thomas B. Macaulay

I can't stand politicians who wear God on their sleeves.

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair

The current flows fast and furious. It issues in a spate of words from the loudspeakers and the politicians. Every day they tell us that we are a free people fighting to defend freedom. That is the current that has whirled the young airman up into the sky and keeps him circulating there among the clouds. Down here, with a roof to cover us and a gas mask handy, it is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.

Virginia Woolf

The threat of people acting in their own enlightened and rational self-interest strikes bureaucrats, politicians and social workers as ominous and dangerous

W. G. Hill

The root of the evil... lay not in corruption but in the system which bred it, the alliance between industrialists and politicians which produced benefits in the form of tariffs, public lands, and federal subsidies

Samuel P. Hays

The politicians in this world... have at their command weapons of mass destruction far more complex than their own thinking processes

Charley Reese

Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senate.

Orson Welles

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