A Dozen Quotes About Politicians

  1. He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. ~George Bernard Shaw
  2. In the present case it is a little inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favour of common sense, common honesty and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible to any public office. ~H.L. Mencken
  3. Today’s public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can’t read them either. ~Gore Vidal
  4. The difference between a politician and a statesman is that a politician thinks about the next election while the statesman thinks about the next generation. ~Hillary Rodham Clinton
  5. Politicians: Pinocchios with nose jobs. ~Bauvard
  6. Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. ~Will Rogers
  7. Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently and all for the same reason. ~José Maria de Eça de Queiroz
  8. Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against. ~W.C. Fields
  9. When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it. ~Clarence Darrow
  10. Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. ~Doug Larson
  11. If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal. ~Emma Goldman
  12. We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~Aesop

Here’s the big question: Why Do We Keep Voting for What We Hate?


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