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Well, I don't think we should go to the moon. I think we maybe should send some politicians up there.
Priests are no more necessary to religion than politicians are to patriotism.
"Socialist" is the nastiest thing you can say about an American politician in some quarters.
waffle: (n.) breakfast of politicians.
The function of the politician, therefore, is one of continuous watchfulness and activity, and he must have intimate knowledge of details if he would work out grand results.
My greatest political asset, which professional politicians fear, is my mouth, out of which come all kinds of things one shouldn't always discuss for reasons of political expediency.
Tell the politicians and the hustlers: live and let live.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
If a politician obtained a great wealth after he has been elected, his being an immoral corrupt man is not a possibility but it is a self-evident reality!
It is very unusual for a country to ask guys who are not politicians to come and run the country.
I have always liked the Kennedys as politicians. They had such great hair.
Politicians are just a bunch of local bandits, sent by their local voters to raid the public treasury.
What's the difference between a politician and a catfish? One is a wide-mouthed, bottom-feeding, slime sucker - and the other is a fish.
The entertainment person gets a certain credibility, and the politician gets a certain notoriety. I'm against it.
Voting is not a right. It is a method used to determine which politician was most able to brainwash you.
People say, most politicians are corrupt – they say, most policemen are corrupt – but never even for a second, they think, what exactly they would do, if they were in their position.
Politicians cannot alter trends.
The biggest myth about labor unions is that unions are for the workers. Unions are for unions, just as corporations are for corporations and politicians are for politicians.
Every one must be familiar with the often expressed opinion, that, as a practical politician, Mr. Mill's career was essentially a failure.
British politicians used to be good at misleading people without actually lying.
The political is replacing the metaphysical as the characteristic mode of grasping reality.
The world is not yet ready for democracy, so it is imperative that the conscientious individual gets in power, so that the non-conscientious ones do not ruin the society with their craving for power and authority.
Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame.
Bradley B. Dalina
If a politician wins in a dirty way at election, he will sat in position and works with corruption.
The double pleasure of pulling down an opponent, and of raising oneself, is the charm of a politician's life.
We talk about politicians being in public life, but they seldom appear in the public space where everyone is free to appear as a citizen.
You know, larger-than-life politicians have larger-than-life strengths and larger-than-life weaknesses.
Never look to politicians to solve your problems, they will only create new ones.
How simple the American narrative. Suppose you have two hands. The American political system will cut off both hands. You’ll then hear that those with one hand will be along the upper class and those with two will be part of the elite few. Then politicians will come along and tell you their plan for giving each American two hands. The people will buy into this and fight the disillusioned in favor of the politician. They are never for themselves and the politicians are only for themselves so no one is for the people.
a fair degree of literacy of speech ... is increasingly rare in politicians and not necessarily regarded as an asset.
I am interested in power, too, but power for you, the people, not power for bureaucrats and politicians and officeholders and all the like.
Politicians regard the public as a cow to be milked
[On Austen Chamberlain:] He is more loyal to his friends than to his convictions.
A candidate for office can have no greater advantage than muddled syntax; no greater liability than a command of language.
Girls can do anything. We do do anything and we expect to be treated as equals.
Why is it that when people have no capacity for private usefulness they should be so anxious to serve the public?
We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values.
Be honest. Be honest with yourself, be honest with, you know, your fellow politicians. This is a rare quality of politicians.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Stupid crowds are the greatest wealth of the crook politicians!
In Canada, what I find what people are afraid of or worried about is politicians who denigrate the importance of the resource sectors, which are the basis of our trading capacity.
There's something inherently comic about the fact that politicians make things worse by worrying too much about something.
Political questions are far too serious to be left to the politicians.
If you tell the truth you get into trouble, and that's why politicians are extremely dull.
You cannot teach somebody to write a masterpiece, but you can certainly teach them how to improve their writing skills. And you can teach them that they can make their own voices more effective by being able to communicate more clearly and forcefully. It makes people feel more capable when they can write - for instance to make a request - of a politician - and when they are able to receive a reply.
The work of community, love, reconciliation, restoration is the work we cannot leave up to politicians. This is the work we are all called to do.
Never underestimate the hypocrisy of politicians.
The duty of a politician for me is to be a representative: a politician is not an expert, experts are experts, hired for their expertise and so on.
I tell you folks, all politics is applesauce.
When you see a believer chanting the name of a politician more than they have ever publicly identified with Christ. You know we have a generation that is confused and deserve nothing but pity.
Thinkers are leaders and true leaders are thinkers.