Wizard of Oz - 2008

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Wizard of Oz 2008

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Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

In politics nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli

In politics the middle way is none at all. - John Adams

Everybody knows politics is a contact sport. - Barrack Obama

Man is not free unless government is limited. - Ronald Reagan

From politics, it was an easy step to silence. - Jane Austen

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. - Winston Churchill

Government is an endless pursuit of new ways to tax. - Unknown

Most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. - Otto von Bismarck

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. - Ronald Reagan

You can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook. - Harry S Truman

A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves. - Bertrand de Jouvenel

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible. - Dan Quayle

My sheer existence is like a political act to a lot of people. It's not to me. - Grimes

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. - Will Rogers

Either the government will be given to us or we shall seize it by marching on Rome. - Benito Mussolini

I love Canada. I am from Canada. I will bash the Canadian government but never Canada. - Jason Priestley

Everyone wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes. - Werner Finck

I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government. - Woody Allen

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - George Bernard Shaw

So, if we lie to the government, it's a felony.
But if they lie to us, it's politics. - Bill Murray

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare. - Daniel P Moynihan

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

Politics, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Linguistics becomes an ever eerier area, like I feel like I’m in Oz, Just trying to tell it like it was. - Ogden Nash

Taxpayer - someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination. - Ronald Reagan

I have certain rules I live by. My first rule: I don't believe anything the government tells me. Nothing. Zero. - George Carlin

Politics is the only business where doing nothing other than making the other guy look bad is an acceptable outcome. - Mark Warner

The business of government is to keep the government out of business - that is, unless business needs government aid. - Will Rogers

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my country. I make up for lost time when I am at home. - Winston Churchill

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote. - Paul Harvey

I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.' - Ralph Nader

Our ancestors believed in magic, prayers, trickery, browbeating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that up as 'Irish politics'. - Flann O'Brien

Regarded simply as a politician, and compared with the other leading political figures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behind. - Mahatma Gandhi


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26-Jun-2019