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

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All politics is applesauce. - Will Rogers

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

I am not a politician, but a soldier. - Idi Amin

Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph de Maistre

Politics is just show business for ugly people. - Jay Leno

A government of law is a government of lawyers. - Saying

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

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

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

Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week. - Will Rogers

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. - Will Rogers

Government of the people, by the people, and for the pursuit of happiness. - Archie Bunker

To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government. - Mark Twain

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore White

Diplomacy is the art of saying, "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. - Bill Moyers

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

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician. - Eleanor Clift

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

It's our experience that political leaders don't always mean the opposite of what they say. - Abba Eban

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Milton Friedman

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. - Pericles (430 B.C.)

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

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate. - Charles de Gaulle

What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those? - Gilbert Highet

It's especially hard if the government is not providing services, or is even conducting ethnic cleansing against you. - Paul Harvey

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Very few of these panic-mongers have any personal knowledge of the countries that are already under blackshirt government. - Lord Rothermere

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 world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan

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

Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him, better take a closer look at the American Indian. - Henry Ford

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


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