Quotes 16 till 30 of 81.
A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot.
Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-19720
A statesman is a politician who’s been dead ten or fifteen years.
William E. Vaughan
American columnist and author 1915-19770
A statesman is any politician it's considered safe to name a school after.
An honest politician is one who when he is bought will stay bought.
And you realise you're doing a public service in making people happy - as a musician you can give people something a doctor, a lawyer, a politician cannot give them that. It's not scientific. It's spiritual - a good feeling. And although you don't know them personally, the audience are like your friends.
Anna Wintour is the most powerful woman in the global fashion industry, the first lady of fashion. She's a politician; I'm a stylist. They are two very different jobs.
British Conservative politician, prime minister 1894-19860
At home you always have to be a politician. When you're abroad you almost feel yourself a statesman.
Barack Obama isn't the first politician to break a promise, torture the truth or outright lie to the American people. But, he certainly is among the most accomplished at it.
American engineer, businessman and politician 1874-19640
Being a politician is a poor profession. Being a public servant is a noble one.Source: On Growing Up: Letters to American Boys & Girls (1962)
American writer 1878-19370
Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong.
Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-19810
Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
Get thee glass eyes, and like a scurvy politician, seem to see the things thou dost not.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it. [About a politician who had recently died]
American comedian, actor0
I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
British actor, movie maker 1889-19770
I remain just one thing, and one thing only - and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.