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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In politics an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Political correctness is tyranny with manners. - Charlton Heston

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

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

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy. - Martin L. Gross

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

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

An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought. - Simon Cameron

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people, or, rather the hashish. - Oliver St. John Gogarty

Every woman dreams of her own political career and her own place in life. - Raisa M. Gorbachev

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

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

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight. - John F Kennedy

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. - Robert Frost

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

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

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

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

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

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. - Donald Trump

Politics: Poli, a Latin word meaning "many"; and tics, meaning "bloodsucking creatures." - Robin Williams

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.)

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

Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry. - Joseph Heller

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

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

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen. - George MacDonald

I am quite sure now that often in matters concerning religion and politics, a man's reasoning powers are not above the monkeys. - Mark Twain

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

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness. - Aristotle

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it. - Edward I Kock


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