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PoLiTiCiAn

PoLiTiCiAn

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.

Nikita Khrushchev

“Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary….”

Robert Louis Stevenson

“Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.”

Henri Queuille

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”

Earnest Benn

“Politics, n: Poly “many” + tics “blood-sucking parasites””

Larry Hardiman

“In politics stupidity is not a handicap.”

Napoleon Bonaparte

“Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other”

Oscar Ameringer

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”

Joseph Goebbels

“For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them.”
 Thomas More

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

“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them.”
 Bertrand Russell

“I have never voted in my life… I have always known and understood that the idiots are in a majority so it’s certain they will win.”
 Louis-Ferdinand

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