Thursday, May 09, 2013

Seven somewhat cynical political quotes

"The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected." -- G. K. Chesterton

"The mightiest of weapons is truth. And everyone knows you're not permitted to enter a Government building with a weapon." - The Covert Comic

"Politicians and diapers have one thing in common---they both should be changed regularly and for the same reason!" -- - Unknown

"A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation." -- James Freeman Clarke

"Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government." -- Milton Friedman

"A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it." -- Harry S. Truman

Concerning politics: "The American media is like a watchdog who has developed an affection for the burglar." -- Ronald Dart

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