What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
– Edward Langley, Artist
If his IQ slips any lower, we’ll have to water him twice a day.
– Molly Ivins, on a Texas politician
All politics is loco.
– Howard Ogden
I always wanted to get into politics, but I was never light enough to make the team.
– Art Buchwald
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.
– Winston Churchill
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
– Simon Cameron
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
– Charles de Gaulle
In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
– Doug Larson
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.
– Oscar Ameringer
There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money, and I can’t remember the second.
– Mark Hanna
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.
– Groucho Marx
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
State legislators are merely politicians whose darkest secret prevents them from running for higher office.
– Dennis Miller
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.
– Pericles (430 B.C.)
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
– Will Rogers
I don’t think we should go to the moon…I think we maybe should send some politicians up there.
– Ron Paul
It is fast approaching the point where I don’t want to elect anyone stupid enough to want the job.
– Erma Bombeck
Politics is not the art of the possible. It’s the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Without going to jail, you cannot be a big politician.
– Babban Kumar, member of Parliament in India
He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
– George Bernard Shaw
If you ever injected truth into politics, you’d have no politics.
– Will Rogers
Politics is show business for ugly people.
– Paul Begala
I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times.
– Sen. Everett Dirksen
I offer my opponents a bargain. If they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.
– Adlai Stevenson
Politicians are like diapers. They both need to be changed often. And for the same reason.
– Tom Blair