Politician Quotes

"Was Limonov a visionary or a poser, an artist or a politician, a leftist or a rightist? The an...

"Was Limonov a visionary or a poser, an artist or a politician, a leftist or a rightist? The answer to all of them is, of course, yes. In many ways he was a clichรฉ, but he was not unaware of that: the point was that he chose his own clichรฉ." - Mark Galeotti in his obituary of Eduard Limonov
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"I was really too hon...

"I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live. " -Socrates
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"When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, ...

"When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained." โ€” Edward R. Murrow
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"Politicians should read scien...

"Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories." โ€” Arthur C. Clarke
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"An honest politician is on...

"An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought." โ€” Simon Cameron
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"What this country nee...

"What this country needs is more unemployed politicians." - Angela Davis
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My choice early in life was either to be a piano ...

My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference. ...Harry S. Truman
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โ€œDo you know the main thing that separates a politician from the...

โ€œDo you know the main thing that separates a politician from the rest of the species? A politician is the one who would drown a litter of kittens for 10 minutes of prime time." โ€” Francis J. Underwood
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This is the best time fo...

This is the best time for our politicians to go to China for benchmarking visits
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 30
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Politicians and diapers m...

Politicians and diapers must be changed often. And for the same reason. Mark Twain.
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โ€œPoliticians usually hide behi...

โ€œPoliticians usually hide behind three things: the flag, the Bible, and children.โ€ โ€“ George Carlin
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"I don't care if a politician doesn't know...

"I don't care if a politician doesn't know how to talk. I'm worried when he does not know what he is talking about." -- Manuel Azaรฑa
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"No writer worth his salt can resist a goo...

"No writer worth his salt can resist a good story, just as no politician can resist making promises he can't keep" - Frank Underwood
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There may be honor among ...

There may be honor among thieves, but there's none in politicians. ...Peter O'Toole
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A people that elect corrupt politicians...

A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims... but accomplicesโ€ โ€• George Orwell
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 25
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"Politicians should wear sponsor ...

"Politicians should wear sponsor jackets like Nascar drivers, then we know who owns them." - Robin Williams
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"When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, ...

"When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained." โ€” Edward R. Murrow
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"Death had to take him in his sleep, for if Roosevelt ...

"Death had to take him in his sleep, for if Roosevelt had been awake, there would have been a fight" - Politician Thomas Marshall, after Teddy Roosevelt died in his sleep
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Artists use lies to tell the trut...

Artists use lies to tell the truth while politicians use them to cover the truth up. - V (V for Vendetta)
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"Death had to take the president while he was aslee...

"Death had to take the president while he was asleep because if he'd been awake, there would've been a fight" - A politician when President Teddy Roosevelt died
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"Mothers may still want their sons to grow up to be President, but ...

"Mothers may still want their sons to grow up to be President, but according to a famous Gallup poll of some years ago, some 73 percent do not want them to become politicians in the process." โ€” John F. Kennedy
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Everything is changing. People...

Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
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voters are slaves if ...

voters are slaves if the same politicians are elected every five years
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"Politicians are the same all over. T...

"Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river." โ€” Nikita Khrushchev
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"Ninety percent of the politic...

"Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation." โ€” Henry Kissinger
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"It is inexcusable for scientists to tortu...

"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians." - Henrik Ibsen
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 23
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A lobbied politician is noth...

A lobbied politician is nothing more than a serpent, having a gelatinous backbone at best.
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"It's never the ve...

"It's never the veteran's war. It's always the politicians."
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โ€œPoliticians come in to office wearing pants and ...

โ€œPoliticians come in to office wearing pants and leave wearing a three-piece suit.โ€ - My Great-Grandparents as relayed to me by my 89 year-old grandfather.
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โ€œPoliticians are the same all over. ...

โ€œPoliticians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no riversโ€ -Nikita Khrushchev
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"Everything is changing. People are ...

"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." - Will Rogers
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โ€œYou do realize that behind many celebrities, politicians and other popular figures tweets, th...

โ€œYou do realize that behind many celebrities, politicians and other popular figures tweets, they have PR, publicists, strategists, crisis management teams & others that help pen their posts.โ€ Shared this with a 22 year old that was convinced I was an idiot for saying it. Loren Weisman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 05
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โ€œOur great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to...

โ€œOur great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them.โ€ โ€• Bertrand Russell
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"I once said cynically of a politi...

"I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.'" โ€” Oscar Levant
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โ€œPoliticians are the same all over. T...

โ€œPoliticians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even where there are no rivers.โ€ -- Nikita Khrushchev
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"From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to gra...

"From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, โ€˜Look at that, you son of a bitch.'โ€ - Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut
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"Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' f...

"Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money โ€” only for wanting to keep your own money." โ€”Joseph Sobran
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 15
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Politicians and diapers m...

Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason. Mark Twain.
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"Politicians and diapers m...

"Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason." -Mark Twain
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"Everything is changing. People are...

"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." Will Rogers
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 15
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โ€œPoliticians are the same all over. T...

โ€œPoliticians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. โ€ โ€• Nikita Khrushchev
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"Everything is changing. People are...

"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." โ€”Will Rogers
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"If thereโ€™s one thing Iโ€™ve learned from dealing with politicians over the ye...

"If thereโ€™s one thing Iโ€™ve learned from dealing with politicians over the years, itโ€™s that the ONLY thing guaranteed to force them into action is the press โ€” or, more specifically, fear of the press.โ€ ---Donald J.Trump/Art of the Deal
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"I fought too long to end discrimination based on race and color...

"I fought too long to end discrimination based on race and color to allow discrimination based on gender identity to be considered acceptable" - John Lewis, American politician and civil rights leader
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"Politicians use research findings the way...

"Politicians use research findings the way a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not for illumination." - Jared Bernstein, Economist
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'Everything is changing. People are ...

'Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.' - Will Rogers
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"Two Wongs don't ma...

"Two Wongs don't make a White" - Winston Peters, NZ politician.
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Politicians ...

Politicians can be dangerous to your wealth.
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"Politicians and diapers have one thing in com...

"Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly, and for the same reason." -Josรฉ Maria de Eรงa de Queiroz
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"No politician should ever ...

"No politician should ever let himself be photographed in a bathing suit." - Adolf Hitler
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"People who vote for corrupt politicians...

"People who vote for corrupt politicians, impostors, thieves, and traitors, are not victims, but accomplices." - George Orwell
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"I felt then, as I feel now, that the politicians who took us to war should have ...

"I felt then, as I feel now, that the politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves, instead of organizing nothing better than legalized mass murder." - Harry Patch, last veteran of WWI
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Politicians are always realistically m...

Politicians are always realistically maneuvering for the next election. They are obsolete as fundamental problem-solvers.
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"Peter always means what he's saying when he's saying ...

"Peter always means what he's saying when he's saying it, but he'll only do things that are to his benefit. That's why he'll make such a good politician." - Ender's Game
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"Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes...

"Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way." Al Franken, politician, writer and entertainer
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โ€œAn honest politician is one who, when he is bo...

โ€œAn honest politician is one who, when he is bought, stays bought.โ€ -- Simon Cameron (Pennsylvaniaโ€™s powerful political boss of the mid-19th Century)
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