Politics is the light artwork of getting votes from the poor and marketing campaign funds from the wealthy, by promising to guard every from the opposite.
Oscar Am ringer, “the Mark Twain of American Socialism.”
I provided my opponents a deal: “in the event that they cease telling lies about me,
I’ll cease telling the reality about them”.
Adlai Stevenson, marketing campaign speech, 1952..
A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his nation.
Texas Guinan. nineteenth century American businessman
I’ve come to the conclusion that politics is simply too severe a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles de Gaulle, French common politician
As an alternative of giving a politician the keys to town, it is perhaps higher to vary the locks.
Doug Larson (English middle-distance runner who gained gold medals on the 1924 Olympic Video games in Paris, 1902-1981)
We cling petty thieves and appoint the larger thieves to public workplace.
Aesop, Greek slave fable creator
Those that are too sensible to have interaction in politics are punished by being ruled by those that are dumber.
Plato, historical Greek, Thinker
Politicians are the identical throughout. They promise to
construct a bridge even the place there isn’t a river.
Nikita Khrushchev, Russian Soviet politician
Once I was a boy I used to be informed that anyone might change into PM;
I am starting to imagine it.
Quoted in ‘Clarence Darrow for the Protection’ by Irving Stone.
Politicians are individuals who, after they see gentle on the finish of the tunnel, exit and purchase some extra tunnel.
John Quinton, American actor/author
What occurs if a politician drowns in a river?
That’s air pollution.
What occurs if all of them drown?
That could be a resolution.