Washington Quotes

All is politics in this capital.

Thomas Jefferson

Frankly, the experience is you can't trust a politician. They drink the water in Washington, and the disease sets in.

Paul Jacobs

Excellence does not begin in Washington.

Ronald Reagan

The proposed state non-game wildlife grants mark a real first in national conservation history, ... Never before has Washington offered a dedicated source of federal funding to the states for them to tailor programs benefiting all wildlife.

Bruce Babbitt

George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.

Mark Twain

I think investors were looking for an excuse to take some profits after a blisteringly good pace in November. Higher energy prices near term, and the continuing battle in Washington over the course of the Iraq war have provided sufficient reason for investors to take a little profit.

Joseph Battipaglia

Illegal immigration has become a dominant issue in this race. It's another example of where people see a lack of leadership in Washington.

Brian Kennedy

It was good having him, because I knew nothing about Washington and he knew a lot. It was good to have someone around who understood the district.

Rep. Andrews

We have good service, but everyone always wants better, ... Within the business community with the state and federal government centers here, Washington service is one that comes up frequently.

Robin Roberts

In order to change the problems in Washington, in order to have real reform, do you want someone who has spent ... most of their adult lives in politics, because there are a lot of people on this stage who represent that.

John Edwards

God has heard our prayers and the doors have been opening in Washington for the government of the United States to listen to all our concerns and suggestions about the wet foot-dry foot policy.

Ramon Sanchez

I learned in my four decades in Washington that one person can make a difference.

Liz Carpenter

As the term of my relief from this place [Washington, D.C.] approaches, it's drudgery becomes more nauseating and intolerable, and my impatience to be with you at Monticello increases daily.

Thomas Jefferson

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.

Robert Frost

Washington is a dirty diaper. It's time for a change.

James Carville

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Updated On : September 23, 2013
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