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Quotable Quotes
By R.P. BenDedek
Oct 27, 2013 - 12:07:27 AM

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We hang petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
--Aesop, Greek slave & fable author

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
--Plato, ancient Greek Philosopher

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
--Nikita Khrushchev, Russian Soviet politician

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
--Quoted in 'Clarence Darrow for the Defense' by Irving Stone.

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.
--John Quinton, American actor/writer

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, "the Mark Twain of American Socialism."

I offered my opponents a deal: "if they stop telling lies about me, I will stop telling the truth about them".
--Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952..

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
--Texas Guinan. 19th century American businessman

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
--Charles de Gaulle, French general & politician

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
--Doug Larson
(English middle-distance runner who won gold medals at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, 1902-1981)

I am reminded of a joke: What happens if a politician drowns in a river? That's pollution.
What happens if all of them drown? That's a solution!

Posted by R.P. BenDedek
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rpbendedek@hotmail.com

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