Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.
If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
The only people who say worse things about politicians than reporters do are other politicians.
It's important for people not to hold a high opinion of politicians, and one of the strengths of the British is that they don't on the whole... The danger begins when people start admiring politicians.
He loved politicians even Republicans.
Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
The mistake a lot of politicians make is forgetting they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed.
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.
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.
Politicians are interested in people. Not that it is always a virtue. Fleas are interested in dogs.
It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.
Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, they go out and buy more tunnel.
Our country was founded on a distrust of government. Our founding fathers gave power to the people to keep an eye on government. So when politicians say, Trust me, they're actually being very un American.
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.
It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics.
Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had le
Many politicians lay it down as a self evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
In America you can go on the air and kid the politicians, and the politicians can go on the air and kid the people.