Politics Quotes SMS Collection

I have come to the conclusion that

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.  ~Charles de GaulleGCLE

Im not a leftist where the righteous

I’m not a leftist; I’m where the righteous ought to be.  ~M.M. Coady

I think its about time we voted

I think it’s about time we voted for senators with breasts.  After all, we’ve been voting for boobs long enough.  ~Clarie Sargent, Arizona senatorial

A conservative is a man with two

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt, radio speech,

A politician is a fellow who will

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.  ~Texas GuinanRMH

We live in a world which politics

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.  ~Martin L. Gross, A Call for Revolution, 1993

During a campaign the air is full

During a campaign the air is full of speeches – and vice versa.  ~Author Unknown

If the person you are trying to

If the person you are trying to diagnose politically is some sort of intellectual, the chances are two to one he is a Democrat. 

Politics is war without bloodshed while politics

Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.  ~Mao Zedong

Overheard in a washington dc church confessional

Overheard in a Washington D.C. church confessional: "Bless me Father, for sins have been committed."  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Those who are too smart to engage

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.  ~Plato

I am working for the time when

I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in running our government.  ~Cissy FarentholdRMH

Take our politicians theyre a bunch of

Take our politicians:  they’re a bunch of yo-yos.  The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with

We have i fear confused power with

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.  ~Stewart Udall

Some men change their party for the

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.  ~Winston ChurchillGCLE

He didnt say that was reading what

He didn’t say that.  He was reading what was given to him in a speech.  ~Richard Darman, director of the Office of Management and

I like the smell of a dunged

I like the smell of a dunged field, and the tumult of a popular election.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at

Politics is the gentle art of getting

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the

Hes not a republican hes republicant author

He’s not a Republican, he’s a Republican’t.  ~Author Unknown

Any american who is prepared to run

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.  ~Gore VidalPCR

Conservative n a statesman who is enamored

Conservative, n:  A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.  ~Ambrose Bierce,

Politics i dont know why but

Politics – I don’t know why, but they seem to have a tendency to separate us, to keep us from one another, while nature

Every two years the american politics industry

Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in

Under democracy one party always devotes its

Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule – and both

The hardest thing about any political campaign

The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.  ~Adlai E. StevensonCUL

It is not in the nature of

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected.  The best men do not want to govern their

Their very conservatism is secondhand and they

Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don’t know what they are conserving.  ~Robertson Davies

Dont vote it only encourages them billy

Don’t vote, it only encourages them. ~Billy Connolly, An Audience with Billy Connolly, 1985  (Thanks, Gordon!)

A conservative is one who admires radicals

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they’re dead.  ~Leo Rosten

In golf you keep your head down

In golf, you keep your head down and follow through.  In the vice presidency, you keep your head up and follow through.  It’s a

If we got one tenth of what was

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these acceptance speeches there wouldn’t be any inducement to go to heaven.  ~Will

A man thatd expict to thrain lobsters

A man that’d expict to thrain lobsters to fly in a year is called a loonytic; but a man that thinks men can be

Wed all like to vote for the

We’d all like to vote for the best man, but he’s never a candidate.  ~Frank McKinney "Kin" HubbardCUL

An election is coming universal peace declared

An election is coming.  Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.  ~George Eliot,

The imbecility of men is always inviting

The imbecility of men is always inviting the impudence of power.  ~Ralph Waldo EmersonCUL

When buying and selling are controlled by

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.  ~P.J. O’Rourke

The democrats seem to be basically nicer

The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery.  They’re

The politicians were talking themselves red white

The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.  ~Clare Boothe Luce

Nobody believes a rumor here in washington

Nobody believes a rumor here in Washington until it’s officially denied.  ~Edward Cheyfitz

Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently

Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently and all for the same reason.  ~José Maria de Eça de Queiroz, translated from PortuguesePol?ticos e fraldas

They say women talk too much if

They say women talk too much.  If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.  ~Clare Boothe LuceRMH

Politics n poly 34many34 tics 34blood sucking

Politics, n:  [Poly "many" + tics "blood-sucking parasites"]  ~Larry Hardiman

Members of congress should be compelled to

Members of Congress should be compelled to wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers, so we could identify their corporate sponsors.  ~Caroline Baum

Democracy is being allowed to vote for

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.  ~Robert Byrne

History is gossip but scandal made tedious

History is gossip but scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.  ~Oscar Wildequoted in Chicago Tribune, 6 Nov 1977; SH

The problem with political jokes is they

The problem with political jokes is they get elected.  ~Henry Cate, VII

There are only two great currents in

There are only two great currents in the history of mankind:  the baseness which makes conservatives and the envy which makes revolutionaries.  ~Edmond de

American youth attributes much more importance to

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver’s-license age than at voting age.  ~Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, 1964CTO

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid but most

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.  ~John Stuart Mill

George washington is the only president who

George Washington is the only president who didn’t blame the previous administration for his troubles.  ~Author Unknown

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence.  Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.  ~William E. Gladstone, 1866

Political campaigns are designedly made into emotional

Political campaigns are designedly made into emotional orgies which endeavor to distract attention from the real issues involved, and they actually paralyze what slight

Why pay money to have your family

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.  ~Author Unknown

Before you can begin to think about

Before you can begin to think about politics at all, you have to abandon the notion that there is a war between good men

We have plenty of confidence in this

We have plenty of Confidence in this country, but we are a little short of good men to place our Confidence in.  ~Will RogersCUL