Politicians Quotes

I remain just one thing, and one thing only and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin

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

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Although most members of Congress are mindless lemmings following our national security leadership over a cliff, there are several clear thinkers on The Hill who could be important sources of support.

John Kiriakou

This disclosure provides Obama an opportunity to appeal for a return to sanity, constitutional policy, and the rule of law rather than men. He still has plenty of time to go down in history as the President who looked into the abyss and stepped back, rather than leaping forward into it.

Edward Snowden

When a politician is in opposition he is an expert on the means to some end; and when he is in office he is an expert on the obstacles to it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair

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

The politician has no more use for pride than Falstaff had for honour.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

Government is too big and important to be left to the politicians.

Chester Bliss Bowles

In the long run, people have more to fear from governments than from terrorists. Terrorists come and go, but power-hungry politicians will always be with us.

James Bovard

The Night Watchman State has been replaced by Highway Robber States governments in which no asset, no contract, no domain is safe from the fleeting whim of politicians.

James Bovard

Paternalism is a desperate gamble that lying politicians will honestly care for those who fall under their power.

James Bovard

We're not Republican or Democrat. We won't fold into one party or the other. We're a tax-paying party that can make a difference and a party of normal people who want change. Bigger government and higher taxes is not working. Right now we're at a real crossroads to make change, and the bottom line is there's never been so much disdain for politicians.

Jon Scott Ashjian

I stand here before you in absolute awe of the fact that Congressman Ryan, Patricia's father, gave his life in an attempt to rescue victims from another dangerous cult. Looking at the politicians who serve in our Congress today, should make everyone realize what a rare man Leo Ryan was. I greatly admire him.

Richard Behar

Take our politicians: they're a bunch of yo-yos. The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with an encyclopedia of cliches.

Saul Bellow

Ultimately, the Indian public is not fool. They can spot the difference between what is said for effect and what is done in reality. Whether it is politicians or actors or social activists, they know for sure whom to trust or not.

Rahul Bose

I learned early that business is business and politics is politics. The proof is how few important businessmen have made good politicians. They may think that they are very smart about everything because they made millions of dollars by digging a hole in the ground and finding oil, but the talent and luck needed to become rich are not the same talent and luck needed to succeed on Parliament Hill.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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