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Politicians Quotes

Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves
Joseph Priestley Permalink
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It was sponsored by several what you would call 'lapsed Catholic politicians' who have become very hostile to the Catholic Church in recent times. So they wanted to get back at the Catholic Church for doing that.
Brian Camenker Permalink
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Writers and politicians are natural rivals. Both groups try to make the world in their own images; they fight for the same territory.
Salman Rushdie Permalink
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Maybe what we need is surreptitious federal regulation that forces gasoline prices up for good reasons that politicians can explain.
Adam Sieminski Permalink
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Why is everybody trying to stop the war? George Bush ain't been saying, 'You all, make shitty records.' Politicians and music don't mix. It's like whisky and wine. Musicians ought to stay out of it.
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It's the will of politicians trying to get re-elected, ... We are continuously trying to get ourselves reelected, trying to be tougher than the next guy, and at some point it has got to end. And this commute is where it is.
Jon Bruning Permalink
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Public officials are more susceptible to public opinion. ... Votes sway politicians.
Susan Kennedy Permalink
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Phony politicians get tripped up on their own words, revealing that their hearts are not with the stands that they take,
Alan Keyes Permalink
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Virginia Woolf
The current flows fast and furious. It issues in a spate of words from the loudspeakers and the politicians. Every day they tell us that we are a free people fighting to defend freedom. That is the current that has whirled the young airman up into the sky and keeps him circulating there among the clouds. Down here, with a roof to cover us and a gas mask handy, it is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
Virginia Woolf Permalink
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We're both the non-politicians. We both have been running on the reform platform.
Alan Uke Permalink
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Michael R. Bloomberg
For years, politicians - including one running against me - never tried to reform the system, and as a result, they gave up on our kids,
Michael R. Bloomberg Permalink
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Politicians gravitate to free airtime like a Pro Bowl running back to daylight,
Tom Taylor Permalink
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I cannot suggest political ways out, that is the task of politicians, so it is simply that those who accuse me of this do not know how to read.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Permalink
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Dave Barry
The question is, why are politicians so eager to be president? What is it about the job that makes it worth revealing, on national television, that you have the ethical standards of a slime-coated piece of industrial waste?
Dave Barry Permalink
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Alice Paul
Too many terms corrupts politicians so they only want to be reelected.
Alice Paul Permalink
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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.
Marshall McLuhan Permalink
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It's not going to be grandiose speeches by politicians,
Andrew Card Permalink
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We are really in the midst of a very strong M&A cycle, but it seems to be that politicians are very easily led to intrude with the process right now and there is a lot of interference going on.
Anais Faraj Permalink
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And when they hear politicians slap - you know, thanking one another, it just, you know, it kind of cuts them the wrong way right now, because literally there was a body on the streets of this town yesterday being eaten by rats because this woman had been laying in the street for 48 hours.
Anderson Cooper Permalink
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Most politicians will not risk saying that things cannot go on like this,
André Glucksmann Permalink
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You'd think, with all these politicians present, there'd be more hot air.
Andy Warren Permalink
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They're telling the feds they're falling asleep at the wheel, ... Such pressure from the bottom up will make politicians see they can't hide under their desks anymore.
Angela Kelley Permalink
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They're telling the feds they're falling asleep at the wheel. Such pressure from the bottom up will make politicians see they can't hide under their desks anymore.
Angela Kelley Permalink
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And I’ll tell you, few things make me more angry than some out of touch Washington politician saying that Head Start doesn’t work. That’s a flat out lie and it’s disrespectful to you and the tens of thousands of Americans who make this program work for children every single day.
Senator Kerry Permalink
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You wonder why politicians are not always consistent. It's because public opinion's not always consistent.
Glen Bolger Permalink
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The statesman shears the sheep; the politician skins them.
Austin O'Malley Permalink
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A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar
H.L. Mencken, Permalink
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Saul Bellow
Take our politicians: they're a bunch of yo-yos. The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with an encyclopedia of cliches the first prize.
Saul Bellow Permalink
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Orson Welles
Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senat.
Orson Welles Permalink
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