There are good reasons why everybody should heed politicans' advice not to believe the media. One of the best is that the media report what politicians say.
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
The good thing about writing fiction is that you can get back at people. I've gotten back at lawyers, prosecutors, judges, law professors, and politicians. I just line 'em up and shoot 'em.
Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves.
—J. B. Priestley
A garden, you know, is a very usual refuge of a disappointed politician. Accordingly, I have purchased a few acres about nine miles from town, have built a house, and am cultivating a garden.
Under every stone lurks a politician.
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen.
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
—Charles De Gaulle
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
If I wanted to go crazy I would do it in Washington because it would not be noticed.
The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.
I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made.
—Richard M. Nixon