Quotes on Politics


"John Eastman is a pinko"

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"Trump’s grave marker will read: 'Here lies Donald J. Trump, as always.'"

Sam Ewing

"Political jokes aren't always funny ... too many of them get elected."

Robert Byrne

"Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least."

George W. Bush, Jr.

"A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls."

Winston Churchill

"The price of greatness is responsibility."

Hillary Clinton

"I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers We are the president."

Frank Dane

"Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything."

Charles De Gaulle

"Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians."

Kim Hubbard

"Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny."

"We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate."

Thomas Jefferson

"No man will ever bring out of the Presidency the reputation which carries him into it."


Lyndon B. Johnson

"Making a speech on economics is a bit like pissing down your leg. It seems hot to you but never to anyone else."

John Kenneth Galbraith

"Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."

Henry Kissinger

"Ninty percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad name."

Abraham Lincoln

"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"

Marshall McLuhan

"World War Three will be a guerilla information war with no division between military and civilian participation."

Maureen Murphy

"The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces."

Alfred E. Neuman

"Crime does not pay... as well as politics."

P.J. O'Rourke

"Politicians are interested in people. Not that this is always a virtue. Fleas are interested in dogs."

Charles Osgood

"Being Politically Correct means always having to say you're sorry."

Sarah Palin

"The answers aren't easy, but there are some simple answers."

Lester Pearson

"Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects."

Ross Perot

"Having to go to war without France is sorta like having to go to war without an accordion."

Thomas Pickering

"In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known."

Ronald Reagan

"Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."

Will Rogers

"A fool and his money are soon elected."

Bertrand Russell

"All movements go too far."

George Bernard Shaw

"Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it."

Adlai Stevenson

"In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take."

Mark Twain

"Truth is more of a stranger than fiction."

Gore Vidal

"Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either."

Robbin Williams

"You'll notice that Nancy Reagan never drinks water when Ronnie speaks."

Steven Wright

"If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate."