Sunday, April 03, 2016

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 some more tunnel. --John Quinton

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. --Author unknown

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, 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

There ought to be one day--just one--when there is open season on Congressmen.
--Will Rogers
From my email.

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