Politician Related Quotes



“[In 1902, lawyer-politician William Jennings Bryan came down from his hilltop home and delivered an oration.] Nothing but football is in order this day, ... You, Nebraska, can conquer.”

William Jennings Bryan


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“I was shocked, ... I just didn’t see him as a politician. I know he always saw me as being political, so it was a surprise to see him in that position.”

Virg Bernero


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“A politician ought to be born a foundling and remain a bachelor.”

Claudia Lady Bird Johnson


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“It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to be truly moral.”

Francis Bacon


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“Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong.”

Don Marquis


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“One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.”

Henry Miller


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“In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.”

Charles De Gaulle


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“Maybe someone out there knows a politician or someone that I can sit down and talk to them about this.”

Chris Cagle


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“When you talk to a politician like that, it's hard to get something new out of him. I do think he's intelligent, and the way he thinks must make it hard for him politically.”

Louis Menand


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To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life. Every politician has lied about something because they are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.

Peter Schuyler


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