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Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
Arthur C. Clarke
Politicians. Little Tin Gods on Wheels.
Rudyard Kipling
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Valery
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Marshall McLuhan
Robin Williams
Save among politicians it is no longer necessary for any educated American to profess belief in Thirteenth Century ideas
Henry Louis Mencken
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
Charles de Gaulle
Successful politicians are insecure and intimidated men. They advance politically only as they placate, appease, bribe, seduce, bamboozle or otherwise manage to manipulate the demanding and threatening elements in their constituencies.
Walter Lippmann
Take our politicians: they're a bunch of yo-yos. The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with an encyclopedia of cliches the first prize.
Saul Bellow
That politician who curries favor with the citizens and indulges them and fawns upon them and has a presentiment of their wishes, and is skillful in gratifying them, he is esteemed a great statesman.
Plato
The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.
Theodore Roosevelt
The poet and the politician have this in common: their greatness depends on the courage with which they face the challenges of life
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The practical politician, as every connoisseur of ochlocracy knows, is not a man who seeks to inoculate the innumerable caravan of voters with new ideas; he is a man who seeks to search out and prick into energy the basic ideas that are already in th
Henry Louis Mencken
The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office
Will Rogers
The world is wearied of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians
Benjamin Disraeli
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
Benjamin Disraeli
Under every stone lurks a politician.
Aristophanes
Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
Robert Orben
We must beware of trying to build a society in which nobody counts for anything except a politician or an official, a society where enterprise gains no reward and thrift no privileges
Winston Churchill
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