Quotes: politicians

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  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be President, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
  • Pat Caddell
    Pat Caddell
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    A politicians willingness to listen to good advice rises in inverse proportion to how badly he thinks he is doing.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    British courtier, writer 1552-1618
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    All histories do show, and wise politicians do hold it necessary that, for the well-governing of every Commonweal, it behoveth man to presuppose that all men are evil, and will declare themselves so to be when occasion is offered.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
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    Deliver me from your cold phlegmatic preachers, politicians, friends, lovers and husbands.

    Source: Letter to John Adams (5 August 1776)

  • Adam Clymer
    Adam Clymer
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    Democratic politicians have disliked things I've written, Republican politicians... if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
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    Don't fall in love with politicians, they're all a disappointment. They can't help it, they just are.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
  • Ely Culbertson
    Ely Culbertson
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    God and the politicians willing, the United States can declare peace upon the world, and win it.

    Source: Must We Fight Russia , ch 5

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    French artist and painter 1841-1919
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    I consider that women who are authors, lawyers, and politicians are monsters.
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
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    I do not deny that there may be other well-founded causes for the hatred which various classes feel toward politicians, but the main one seems to me that politicians are symbols of the fact that every class must take every other class into account.
  • Charles de Gaulle
    Charles de Gaulle
    French statesman 1890-1970
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    I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn Waugh
    British novelist 1903-1966
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    If politicians and scientist were lazier, how much happier we should all be.
  • Jerry Brown
    Jerry Brown
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    It doesn't matter what I say as long as I sound different from other politicians.
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