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The Art Of Politics

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The Art Of Politics thanks to Groucho Marx

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Politics is an inexact science. - Otto von Bismarck

Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

In politics nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli

Voters want a fraud they can believe in. - Will Durst

I am a Marxist - of the Groucho tendency. - Unknown

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

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

Talk is cheap... except when Congress does it. - Unknown

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

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you. - Ralph Nader

I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons. - Will Rogers

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

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. - George Jean Nathan

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

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

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least. - Robert Byrne

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate. - Kin Hubbard

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

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

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

I learned a long time ago in Hollywood that the only person I should vote for is myself. - Jack Nicholson

Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me. - Harry S Truman

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. - Winston Churchill

I am on your Walk of Fame in Toronto. My sense of humour is Canadian. But I can't vote. - Donald Sutherland

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But then I repeat myself. - Mark Twain

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

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

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

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. - Will Rogers

The irony of the matter is that the future generations do not have a vote. In effect, we hold their proxy. - Charles J Hitch

The largest party in America is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans. It's the party of non-voters. - Robert Reich

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

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin

I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress. - Ronald Reagan

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato

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

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

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


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