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A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
I don't think generally politician come from democratic country. I think not that thinking. But sometimes little bit short-sighted. They are mainly looking for their next vote.
No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.
Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first, then you are a parasite; if the second, then you are an oasis in the desert.
I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.
If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
H. L. Mencken
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
H. L. Mencken
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
Adlai E. Stevenson
A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.
H. L. Mencken
I had three points I wanted to make: That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who's not doing a good job. But I didn't make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.
e. e. cummings
A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
James Freeman Clarke
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?
A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.
Hubert H. Humphrey
A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
H. G. Wells
I'm not a professional politician. I'm a professional problem solver, and I believe we should cut the salaries of senators and congressmen 10 percent until they balance the budget. I call that conservative common sense.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That's not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I rarely meet a politician that I don't like personally. They are generally well endowed with charm. Therein lies the danger.
P. J. O'Rourke
When I'm not a politician, I'll be dead.
Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I don't think it's given the proper credit. It has changed America immensely. I'm going to make a very bold statement: Hip-hop has done more than any leader, politician, or anyone to improve race relations.
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
Charles de Gaulle
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