Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
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.
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
An honest politician is one who when he is bought will stay bought.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
Finality is not the language of politics.
Party is the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders...tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'
I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people.
There are always too many Democratic congressmen, too many Republican congressmen, and never enough U.S. congressmen.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Under every stone lurks a politician.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
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