Politics quotes page 3
We will all be better citizens when voting records of our Congressmen are followed as
carefully as scores of pro-football games.
Politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles de Gaulle
Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
George Jean Nathan
Political correctness is tyranny with manners.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it
incorrectly and applying the wrong remedy.
In politics... shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
Alexis de Tocqueville
A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he's the only one who
can save the ship.
Politicians and journalists share the same fate in that they often understand tomorrow the
things they talk about today.
Talk is cheap. Except when the Congress does it.
The rhinoceros is an animal with a hide two feet thick, and no apparent interest in politics.
What a waste.
Politicians say they're beefing up our economy. Most don't know beef from pork.
In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
It is even more damaging for a minister to say foolish things than to do them.
Cardinal de Retz
Democracy does not guarantee equality, only equality of opportunity.
Democracy, like love, can survive any attack - save neglect and indifference.
Sydney J. Harris
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are
unworthy of winning.
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
Franklin P. Adams
Congress is continually appointing fact-finding committees, when what we really need are
some fact-facing committees.