Subject: Government » Politics

Political success is the ability, when the inevitable occurs, to get credit for it.

(1919 – 1990) educator & writer

It’s like carrying frogs in a wheelbarrow.

(1946 – ) British politician

Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.

Being in politics is like being a football coach: you have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it’s important.

Get the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.

(1902 – 1963) Danish actor

Truth varies.

A bunch of money-grubbin', greenhouse-gassing, seal-clubbing, oil-drilling, Bible-thumping, missile-firing, right-to-life-ing, lethal-injecting hypocrites, whose idea of a good time is strapping a dead panda to a Lincoln Navigator and running over everybody in the gay parade.

(1957 – 2007) American stand-up comedian & actor

There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.

(1943 – ) U.S. agriculture commissioner, columnist, activist & author

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

(1870-1943) German-American politician, socialist & writer

Anyway, I'm so thankful, and so gracious – I'm gracious that my brother Jeb is concerned about the hemisphere as well.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.

(1908 – 1997) German-born teacher, academic & humorist

It gave dirty politics a bad name.

(1903 – 2003) English-born American comedian & actor

He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything; that points clearly to a political career.

(1856 – 1950) Irish playwright & socialist

Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver; finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.

(1913 – 1994) 37th U.S. president

Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.

(1880 – 1956) journalist, essayist, editor & satirist

[Politics] consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

(1908 – 2006) Canadian-American economist

I have learned the difference between a cactus and a caucus; on a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.

(1922 – 1998) U.S. Representative (Arizona) & politician

What does an actor know about politics?

(1911 – 2004) 40th U.S. president & actor

Tea Bags are for D-Bags

Sex and politics are a lot alike; you don’t have to be good at them to enjoy them.

(1909 – 1998) U.S. senator (Arizona)

Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions; conservatives feel they deserve everything they’ve stolen.

(1927 – ) Canadian-born American comedian & actor

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