Thursday, April 29, 2010

Top 30 Politics Quotations

"it's the duty of every citizen due to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs." -- Albert Einstein

"Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles." -- Ambrose Bierce

"Man is by nature a political animal." -- Aristotle

"I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians." -- Charles De Gaulle

"The mistake several politicians make is in forgetting they have been appointed and thinking they have been anointed." -- Claude D. Pepper

"Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies." -- Dalton Camp

"Politics is the art of searching trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy." -- Ernest Benn

"Being in politics is like being a football coach. You must be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it is significant." -- Eugene McCarthy

"We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate." -- Frank McKinney Hubbard

"When the political columnists say 'Every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'Every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them." -- Franklin P. Adams

"Run for office? No. I've slept with too a lot of women, I've done too a lot of drugs, and I've been to too a lot of parties." -- George Clooney

"My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference." -- Harry S. Truman

"Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory." -- John Kenneth Galbraith

"The word 'politics' is gained from the word 'poly', meaning 'a lot of', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'." -- Larry Hardiman

"Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects." -- Lester B. Pearson

"Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed." -- Mao Tse-Tung

"Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate." -- Mark B. Cohen

"you are able to lead a man to Congress, but you are able to't make him think." -- Milton Berle

"Politics is the art of the possible." -- Otto Von Bismarck

"In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap." -- Napoleon Bonaparte

"Politics is the art of preventing folks from taking part in affairs which properly concern them." -- Paul Valery

"Politicians are wonderful folks as long as they stand back from things they do not understand, such as working for a living." -- P. J. ORourke

"In politics you have to always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves." -- R. A. Butler

"Politics is largely a matter of heart." -- R. A. Butler

"Politics is maybe the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary." -- Robert Louis Stevenson

"Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are a lot of rewards, if you disgrace yourself you are able to always write a book." -- Ronald Reagan

"Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first." -- Ronald Reagan

"A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country." -- Texas Guinan

"The political machine triumphs because it's a united minority acting against a divided majority." -- Will Durant

"The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best." -- Will Rogers

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