Quotation Explorer - 'Politicians'

Bureaucrats and Politicians are different people, work of Bureaucrats makes us hate Politicians. - Amit Kalantri
Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad. - Henry Kissinger
Nothing is more egregious than greedy politicians. - Sonia Rumzi
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. - Henry Kissinger
In America you can go on the air and kid the politicians, and the politicians can go on the air and kid the people. - Groucho Marx
If politicians and business leaders become "protectors of creation" nature shall be saved. - Auliq Ice
The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces. - Maureen Murphy
Why are we surprised when politicians play politics? It's not like they are supposed to be real adults... they are, after all, politicians and don't have real jobs and aren't playing around with their money.
Metaphorically, Tom said, if you take knowledge as light, and ignorance as dark, there does sometimes seem to be a real presence to the dark -- to ignorance. Something more tactile and muscley than just lack of knowledge. A sort of will to ignorance. It would explain some politicians. - Elizabeth Moon
Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason. - Unknown
Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently, and for the same reason. - Eça de Queirós
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. - Nikita Khrushchev
I have been the patient one. I have waited for the world to stop being silly. I have waited for it to stop wars. I have waited for politicians to be honest. I have waited for real estate men to be good citizens. But while I wait, I dance! - Ray Bradbury
Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians. - David Brinkley
Stupid crowds are the greatest wealth of the crook politicians! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Perhaps the god who had made the Cat People intended them as a joke. They had schools, but no education; politicians but no government; people, but no personal integrity; faces, but no concept of face. One had to admit that their god had gone a little too far with his little joke. - Lao She
For four centuries now, the American people have resigned themselves to natural disasters and acts of God: floods, prairie fires, blizzards, tornados, hurricanes, dust bowls, epidemics, academics, lawyers, and politicians. - Markham Shaw Pyle
But it's natural for men to compete against each other. We've been doing it since the cave days. Why else do we have wars? Wars are competition, no matter what the politicians call them. - Iris Johansen
Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians. - Chester Bowles
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians. - Henrik Ibsen
Corrupt governments are run by corrupt politicians that run corrupt law enforcement agencies. - Steven Magee
Money is a servant to politicians and the country.But, if the politicians and the country become the servant of the money, the politicians has failed. - Oliver Kemper
Politicians and others are stuck in a horrible world where being emotional in any way counts as being unbalanced, and unable to think clearly. For me, emotions are thought. - Hofesh Shechter
Most politicians are corrupt as they do not represent the masses that voted for them, but rather they choose to return numerous favors to the corporations that funded their election campaigns. - Steven Magee
I have a deep and profound mistrust of all politicians. - Craig Ferguson
It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics. - Denise Caruso
Mothers may still want their sons to grow up to be President, but according to a famous Gallup poll of some years ago, some 73 percent do not want them to become politicians in the process. - John F. Kennedy
Politicians tend only to like democracy when it is to their personal advantage(From LONE WOLF, p.50) - Len Webster
Politicians and figureheads bank on the amnesia of the ignorant. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Politicians are crooks! - Kenneth Eade
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle
The smaller the government, the less the need to manipulate politicians. - John Stossel No They can t
When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained. - Edward R. Murrow
Yes, God and the politicians willing, the United States can declare peace upon the world, and win it. - Ely Culbertson
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday. - Russell Baker
it seems politicians projected the powerful brand called Ambedkar, rather than his ideologies. Like the ad says 'name is enough. - Anoop Raghav
Politicians are the same the world over: they promise to build a bridge even when there is no river. - Nikita Khrushchev
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars. - William C. Westmoreland
No rules for the rulers is tyranny for the subjects. Freedom for politicians is enslavement for citizens. - Stefan Molyneux
Wars are fought by teenagers, you realize that. They really ought to be fought by the politicians and old people who start these wars." (Interview with Don Swaim of CBS Radio-1986) - James Clavell
The Napoles scandal showed that some politicians are the same all over the country. They promise to build bridges when there are no rivers. - Miriam Defensor-Santiago
Preventing war is the work of politicians, establishing peace is the work of educationists. - Maria Montessori
One of the (many) problems with government is not that power corrupts or even that it is magnetic to corruptible people; rather, it is that we have been conditioned to tolerate corruption in power, and so we don't even try to hold our politicians accountable. - Michel Templet
No wonder Americans hate politics when, year in and year out, they hear politicians make promises that won't come true because they don't even mean them - campaign fantasies that win elections but don't get nations moving again. - Bill Clinton
By portraying war as an opportunity for virtuous acts, the politicians romanticize evil. - Sheldon Richman
I've seen many politicians paralyzed in the legs as myself, but I've seen more of them who were paralyzed in the head - George Wallace
Most countries have only few honest politicians and this is just like having a body with only few good organs functioning! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When the future you see is worse than the present, one begins to worry. And, oh, I speak of Ghanaian politicians. The tadpoles are out-jumping the toads. - Nana Awere Damoah
Great leaders passed away, politicians made their way. - yssubramanyam
Politicians sre the same all over.They promise to build bridges, even where there are no rivers. - Nikita Khrushev
In the land of the ostriches, the blind are king. When politicians bury their head in the sand, ignorance rules the country. ( "High noon." ) - Erik Pevernagie
The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.
A recent survey was said to prove that the people we Americans most admire are our politicians and doctors. I don't believe it. They are simply the people we are most afraid of. And with the most reason.
In countries where all the crooked politicians wear pin-striped suits, the best people are bare-assed. - Paul Theroux
Some politicians are much noisier than the dogs! Just like teaching a dog how to hush, public must likewise teach those politicians to shush! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When truth and honesty is absent in the nation, it relates not just to the politicians. - Sunday Adelaja
the militay dont start wars, politicians start wars - William C. Westmoreland
People whose lives were determined for them by a group of politicians whose severing, dissecting and reattaching of their lands has turned their world into a monster that not even its creator can control. - Aysha Taryam
People need to get smart and understand that politics is a wrong bussiness for ugly people and those ugly people are "Politicians" so please do not trust politicians and do not have any faith in politic. - Arash Tabish
Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves. - J.B. Priestley
I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking.
Here is a tragicomic reality of all the regimes: People work hard to feed their thief politicians, their thief kings and thief queens or their thief presidents! And therefore the tragicomic reality of all the times is this: There can exist no thieves without the support of people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You can’t separate desperate politicians from violence and trouble. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason. - Mark Twain
Do you want to live under someone else’s life? Nearly everything we get to do is because of politics. Everything else not open to us is because of the politicians. We don’t have much say already. Don’t make it we don’t even get to see - George Stamatis
If you put your politicians up for sale, as the US does (alone in this among industrialized democracies), then someone will buy them--and it won’t be you; you can’t afford them. - Juan Cole
It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals. - Charles Kuralt
Politicians are interested in people. Not that this is a virtue. Fleas are interested in dogs. - P. J. O'Rourke
Good politicians need not be intellectuals, but they should have intellectual lives. - Gary Gutting
What is history but the story of how politicians have squandered the blood and treasure of the human race? - Thomas Sowell
Politicians are like bad horsemen who are so preoccupied with staying in the saddle that they can’t bother about where they’re going. - Joseph Alois Schumpeter
Dirty politicians, corrupt leaders and thieves are sent to the Ugandan parliament and state house by lazy Ugandans who don’t go to vote. - Allan Amanyire
Today many of these selfish politicians are preying on the nation itself (belching corruption and farting discontent!) - Faraaz Kazi
Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners. - Edward Abbey
We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children - Howard Zinn
The fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars is not only a reflection on them, it is also a reflection on us. When the people want the impossible, only liars can satisfy. - Thomas Sowell
It is not our politicians who will lead the change. The only person who can change our politics is the engaged citizen. - Graham Steele
The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office. - Will Rogers
["The Devil in the Dark"] impressed me because it presented the idea, unusual in science fiction then and now, that something weird, and even dangerous, need not be malevolent. That is a lesson that many of today's politicians have yet to learn. - Arthur C. Clarke
...You haven't I suppose ever mixed with politicians at close quarters. They're awful...their stupidity is inhuman. - Robert Skidelsky
One thing I love about politicians; they won't allow the truth to be obscured by a bunch of facts. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Politicians are like little cats: They are never serious; they always mess up the things; they are fainthearted and spoilt. And when they look at the mirror, they see a tiger there, till the hammer of reality break that mirror very harshly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You change society by changing the wind. Change the wind, transform the debate, recast the discussion, alter the context in which political discussions are being made, and you will change the outcomes... You will be surprised at how fast the politicians adjust to the change in the wind. - Jim Wallis
What are politicians going to tell people when the Constitution is gone and we still have a drug problem?
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories. - Arthur C. Clarke
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