Famous Political Definitions

Posted by M ws On Sunday, November 9, 2014 0 comments
   We hang petty thieves and appoint the bigger thieves to public office.
 ~Aesop, Greek slave & fable author
 

   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 Am ringer, "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)

     


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 PM;

   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

     


   What happens if a politician drowns in a river?

   It's pollution.

   What happens if all of them drown?

   It's a solution ....!!!



Quote " POLITICS IS THE RELIGION OF THIS WORLD AND RELIGION IS THE POLITICS OF THE OTHER WORLD: THAT'S THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO . AND THE POLITICIAN AND THE PRIESTS HAVE BEEN IN A DEEP CONSPIRACY FOR CENTURIES
(OSHO)

Thanks to Mr TSK for sharing.

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