To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
~ Otto von Bismarck
The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~ Henry Cate
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income. ~ Albert Einstein
Jury: Twelve people who determine which client has the better lawyer. ~ Robert Frost
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
Corruption is no stranger to Washington; it is a famous resident. ~ Walter Goodman
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. ~ Napoleon
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. ~ Richard Armour
Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against. ~ W.C. Fields
We'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate.
~ Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.
~ Albert Einstein
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~ Plato
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
~ William E. Gladstone, 1866
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
~ Clarence Darrow
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is... the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
~ Adlai Stevenson, speech, Democratic National Convention, 18 August 1956