Quotes: politician

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  • A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    A statesman is a politician who’s been dead ten or fifteen years.
  • William E. Vaughan
    William E. Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
    William E. Vaughan
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    A statesman is any politician it's considered safe to name a school after.
  • Simon Cameron
    Simon Cameron
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    An honest politician is one who when he is bought will stay bought.
  • Billy Ocean
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    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.
  • Carine Roitfeld
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    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.
  • Harold Macmillan
    Harold Macmillan
    British Conservative politician, prime minister 1894-1986
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    At home you always have to be a politician. When you're abroad you almost feel yourself a statesman.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    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.
  • Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Hoover
    American engineer, businessman and politician 1874-1964
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    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)
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong.
  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
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    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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Get thee glass eyes, and like a scurvy politician, seem to see the things thou dost not.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it. [About a politician who had recently died]
  • Rodney Dangerfield
    Rodney Dangerfield
    American comedian, actor
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    I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
  • Charlie Chaplin
    Charlie Chaplin
    British actor, movie maker 1889-1977
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    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.