A Wonderful Compilation of Essential Truths

If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. – Jay Leno

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. – Henry Cate, VII

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. – Aesop

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn’t be any inducement to go to heaven. – Will Rogers

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. – Nikita Khrushchev

When I was a boy, I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it. – Clarence Darrow

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy more tunnel. – John Quinton

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

I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, 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. – Tex Guinan

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. – Charles de Gaulle

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. – Doug Larson

~ by yougottobekidding on October 21, 2012.

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