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.
  • Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
  • 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.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
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    As politicians we have to react to the fact that many people do not feel that they can relate to the EU.
  • 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.
  • Cass Sunstein
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    Democrats want to use government power to make people's lives go better; Republicans respond that people know more than politicians do. We think that both might be able to agree that nudging can maintain free markets, and liberty, while also inclining people in good directions.
  • 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.
  • Brad Wenstrup
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    Every time I would give a talk, someone would say, 'You ought to go into politics.' I prefer to call it government leadership. My life has taken me to places where I have experiences that I think I can share. A lot of times, we see people who are career politicians. I'm not the conventional candidate, nor do I want to be.
  • 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
  • Bono
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    Hanging out with politicians and corporations is very unhip work. But I think that the U2 audience have turned out to be incredibly subtle in their understanding.
  • 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.
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