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A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar
Henry Louis Mencken
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
Adlai E. Stevenson
A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for 15 years.
Harry S Truman
A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.
David Lloyd George
A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth
Adlai E. Stevenson
A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.
Henry Louis Mencken
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
Winston Churchill
A politician wouldn't dream of being allowed to call a columnist the things a columnist is allowed to call a politician
Max Lerner
A statesman is a politician who has been dead ten or fifteen years
Harry S Truman
Alexander Hamilton originated the put and take system in our national treasury: the taxpayers put it in, and the politicians take it out
Will Rogers
An honest politician is one who when he is bought will stay bought
Simon Cameron
Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you, or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first, then you are a parasite; if the second, then you are an oasis in the desert
Kahlil Gibran
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Alexander Pope
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
Will Rogers
I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress
Frederick Douglass
I don't believe that the big men, the politicians and the capitalists alone are guilty of the war. Oh, no, the little man is just as keen, otherwise the people of the world would have risen in revolt long ago! There is an urge and rage in people to destroy, to kill, to murder, and until all mankind, without exception, undergoes a great change, wars will be waged, everything that has been built up, cultivated and grown, will be destroyed and disfigured, after which mankind will have to begin all over again.
Anne Frank
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles de Gaulle
I have come to the conclusions that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles de Gaulle
I once said cynically of a politician, "He'll double-cross that bridge when he comes to it
Oscar Levant
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.
Charlie Chaplin
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