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Politician Quotes

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A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

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I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city,
it might be better to change the locks.
- Doug Larson

No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable
than the fighting of elections.
- Winston Churchill

 

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
- Lady Bird Johnson

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
- Charles de Gaulle

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

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I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
- Socrates

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth
is rarely a politician's objective.
Election and power are.
- Cal Thomas

A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
- H. L. Mencken

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth -
something very difficult for a politician.
Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it.
- Edward Koch

Where is the politician who has not promised to fight
to the death for lower taxes-
and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending
projects that make tax cuts impossible?
- Barry Goldwater

A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks
about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.
- George Will

I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman
who has had her fair share of life's knocks.
- Pauline Hanson

The politician is an acrobat.
He keeps his balance by saying the opposite of what he does.
- Maurice Barres

A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life.
We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician'
if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public
office and trying to do something for his people?
- Richard J. Daley

I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor.
I'll try to soften it and become boring,
maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.
- Silvio Berlusconi

The politician's promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.
- Mackenzie King

Several things about Reagan are unusual in a public man.
He was not a typical politician at all,
but a private man in public life.
- Lyn Nofziger

Bill Bradley is a serious politician and if Al Gore stumbles seriously,
then Bradley is there to take advantage of that.
- Tom Mann

When I'm not a politician, I'll be dead.
- Barry Goldwater

I'm not a politician.
I'm not a lawyer.
I'm just a country boy.
- Max Burns

In Mexico an air conditioner is called a politician
because it makes a lot of noise but doesn't work very well.
- Len Deighton

The most successful politician is he who says what
the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Did you ever notice that when a politician does get
an idea he usually gets it all wrong.
- Don Marquis

A politician is a man who will double cross that bridge when he comes to it.
- Oscar Levant

I'm not a career politician.
I spent 30 years in business.
I can tell you that people in California have had it with career politicians:
they are done.
- Meg Whitman

Life and people are complex.
A writer as an artist doesn't have the personality of a politician.
We don't see the world that simply.
- Joyce Carol Oates

I'm not a politician and don't want any part of politics.
- Calvin Klein

An honest politician is one who, when he is bought,
will stay bought.
- Simon Cameron

The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and
that of a politician is all in one word:
freedom.
- Silvio Berlusconi

A politician should have three hats.
One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through,
and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
- Carl Sandberg

My job is to look at what politics is doing,
not be a politician myself.
- Antonio Tabucchi

It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise.
Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into
the most terrible trouble.
- John Keegan

I am not at all a politician.
I don't think I'm cut out for politics.
I am certainly not going to stand for election.
- Pervez Musharraf

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

The issue is not abortion.
The issue is whether women can make up their own mind
instead of some right-wing pastor,
some right-wing politician telling them what to do.
- Howard Dean

No politician is threatened by the child protective constituency,
because it does not exist.
- Andrew Vachss

No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country,
nor has any country ever yet been able to face the world,
upon the principles of the Sermon on the Mount.
- Frederick Scott Oliver

The relationship between press and politician -
protected by the Constitution and designed to be happily adversarial -
becomes sour,
raw and confrontational.
- Roger Mudd

It only takes a politician believing in what he says
for the others to stop believing him.
- Jean Baudrillard

Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree,
then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.
- Adlai Stevenson

The antagonism between the poet and the politician
has generally been evident in all cultures.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

You slam a politician, you make out he's the devil,
with horns and hoofs.
But his wife loves him, and so did all his mistresses.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson

A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth.
- Michael Kinsley

I'm not just a politician, I'm a guy who has a real deep,
substantive, commitment to education.
- Roy Romer

I've learned in my years as a journalist that when
a politician says 'That's ridiculous' you're probably on the right track.
- Amy Goodman

A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence
and yet keep both ears to the ground.
- H. L. Mencken

A politician is the devil's quilted anvil;
He fashions all sins on him,
and the blows are never heard.
- John Webster

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

The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great
deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence:
and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!
- Roland Barthes

What should I have known or written had I been a quiet,
mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel,
and turmoil, or there is no existence.
- George Byron

It defies all common sense to send that roughneck ward
politician back to the White House.
- Robert Taft

If a politician murders his mother, the first response
of the press or of his opponents will likely be not
that it was a terrible thing to do,
but rather that in a statement made six years before
he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.
- Meg Greenfield

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents,
he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
- H. L. Mencken

Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear
in his opposition to the war.
People appreciate a politician with the courage to say,
I oppose this war.
- Bianca Jagger

The career of a politician mainly consists in making
one part of the nation do what it does not want to do,
in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation.
- Auberon Herbert

The first black president will be a politician who is black.
- Doug Wilder

At the moment I am a little bit politician,
yes.
I think that could be my next step.
It is not because I want power, it is because of what
I think I could do for the people.
- Haile Gebrselassie

Sometimes it's a little bit like being a politician.
We have work to do in understanding our users' sentiments.
- Meg Whitman

We shouldn't accept mediocrity as the best a politician can do.
- Joe Manchin

I get no respect.
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
- Rodney Dangerfield

People want change but not too much change.
Finding that balance is tricky for every politician.
- Eleanor Clift

I am not a politician...
I only suffer the consequences.
- Peter Tosh

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

As compared with the college politician,
the real article seems like an amateur.
- Woodrow Wilson

The best time to listen to a politician is when he's
on a stump on a street corner in the rain late at night when he's exhausted.
Then he doesn't lie.
- Theodore White

Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social
tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more
courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Bush doesn't present himself as a realpolitik politician.
- Peter Singer


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