Ancient Politician

Some things just don’t change

The remains of a 10,000 year old politician were found,
and as you can see, they looked the same back then as they do today...

Ancient Politician

Politics is an inexact science. - Otto von Bismarck

A week is a long time in politics. - Harold Wilson

Politics have no relation to morals. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Under every stone lurks a politician. - Aristophanes

In ancient Rome they killed Sid Caesar - Archie Bunker

Everybody knows politics is a contact sport. - Barrack Obama

I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics. - Molly Ivins

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. - R Buckminster Fuller

I'm not a politician. I've only got one face. - Brendan Behan

All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means. - Zhou Enlai

There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand. - Annie Besant

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity. - Albert Einstein

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

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. - H L Mencken

Do not remove the ancient landmark that your ancestors set up. - Bible

With the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days understanding. - Job 12:1

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant. - Charles de Gaulle

I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat. - Will Rogers

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. - Will Durant

In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy. - Brian Mulroney

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. - Tom Robbins

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

Of all the tasks of government, the most basic is to protect its citizens from violence. - John Foster Dulles

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. - P.J. O'Rourke

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them. - P.J. O'Rourke

Good thing we've still got politics in Texas - finest form of free entertainment ever invented. - Molly Ivins

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

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism. - Claude McKay

The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets. - Lysander Spooner

At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else. - Shirley Chisholm

Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. - Milton Friedman

Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. - Bob Rae

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. - Groucho Marx

Every country must be absolutely free to adopt the type of economic, political and social system that it considers convenient. - Fidel Castro

In Mexico, an air-conditioner is called a "politician" because it makes a lot of noise but doesn't work very well. - Len Deighton

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale. - John W. Gardner

In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy. - Barack Obama

A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected. - Carl Sandburg

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

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