quote by Kgalema Motlanthe

Once it gets to a point where it becomes a matter of life and death to occupy a position of leadership or not, with an eye on future opportunities, therein lies the danger.

— Kgalema Motlanthe

Delicious Lying Politician quotations

Lying politician quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

I have declared war on the rich who prosper on our poverty, the politicians who lie to us with smiling faces, and all the mindless, heartless, robots who protect them and their property.

The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.

Lying politician quote Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.

Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.

Someday, I have no doubt, the dead from today's wars will be seen with a similar sense of sorrow at needless loss and folly as those millions of men who lie in the cemeteries of France and Belgium - and tens of millions of Americans will feel a similar revulsion for the politicians and generals who were so spendthrift with others' lives.

My father had a deep and lifelong contempt for politicians in general ("They tell lies," he used to say with wonder, "even when they don't have to").

Politicians don't lie, they misspeak. And they don't steal, they mispocket.

Lying politician quote Never lie to someone who trusts you and never trust someone who lies to you.

Never lie to someone who trusts you and never trust someone who lies to you.

You know there's no crooked politicians. There's never a lie because there is never any truth.

You can't trust politicians. It doesn't matter who makes a political speech. It's all lies - and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well.

People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests.

Lying politician quote If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ah

If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.

If a citizen who's committed many crimes, instead of going to prison would say something against me or another politician, or against any other well known person ... I don't want to be disrespectful to anybody but someone who's killed twenty people could easily tell a lie.

Any politician or scientist who tells you these [GMO] products are safe is either very stupid or lying.

You can't fool all of the people all of the time. But it isn't necessary.

Lying politician quote A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become

A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become good, just because it's accepted by a majority.

Are you a politician or does lying just run in your family?

The best time to listen to a politician is when he's on a stump on a street corner in the rain late at night when he's exhausted. Then he doesn't lie.

With politicians, artful evasion is always preferable to the outright lie.

Lying politician quote Advertising is legalized lying.

Advertising is legalized lying.

Only a cheap politician, greedy for political gain, would try to single out one individual for blame. The fault lies not with the individual but with the system, and that system is Richard Nixon.

Lieutenants lied to captains, captains lied to colonels, colonels lied to generals, generals lied to politicians, politicians lied to the people. Right on up and down the line. It was like a complete and total, not a total lie, but just like so much, it was like PR, in other words it was like okay, we've got to sell the war to the American people.

I'm a politician, and as a politician I have the prerogative to lie whenever I want.

Lying politician quote Our greatest weaknes lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is alway

Our greatest weaknes lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just on more time.

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The future lies with those wise political leaders who realize that the great public is interested more in government than in politics.

Rock helps me communicate directly with the people because rock doesn't lie, and people are fed up with lying politicians.

[The politician] is asked to stand, he wants to sit, and he is expected to lie.

Lying politician quote A lie has many variations, the truth none.

A lie has many variations, the truth none.

Politicians study hard and work diligently their entire lives to be able to stand in front of a national audience and lie through their teeth.

To be honest, I find most politicians very untrustworthy.

When I listen to them talking - or rather, lying - I just feel there are very few politicians with integrity, so I never know who to bat for.

I come from a generation of sceptics, who do not believe what politicians say.

The Labour Party wants to convince people through actions, not words. The Nationalist party have given the country 25 years of lies, the Labour Party will build the country anew.

Lying politician quote Hurt me with the TRUTH but never comfort me with a LIE!

Hurt me with the TRUTH but never comfort me with a LIE!

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I just said, you can't lie and hold up a Bible.

And you can't do that. You just can't do that. It's not appropriate. And I was tough on him on that, because things were said abut me that were not true. And Marco Rubio actually said that he lied. And I have never seen a politician say to another politician that he lied.

A politician is forced to make a habit of noble phrases and optimistic lies.

In the end they infect himself.

The truth is every problem can't be solved by government.

Many are caused by the moral breakdown in our society. And the answers to those challenges lie primarily in our families and our faiths, not our politicians.

Lying politician quote Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will neve

Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses.

We assume that politicians are without honor.

We read their statements trying to crack the code. The scandals of their politics: not so much that men in high places lie, only that they do so with such indifference, so endlessly, still expecting to be believed. We are accustomed to the contempt inherent in the political lie.

To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life.

Every politician has lied about something because they are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.

Politicians often lie.

Lying politician quote Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.

Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.

Politicians... talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief. They're so awful, they're really funny. I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics.

I rarely meet a politician that I don't like personally.

They are generally well endowed with charm. Therein lies the danger.

With attention deficit democracy, I am trying to wake up people to how the combination of mass ignorance, fear mongering by the government, and lying politicians is putting our entire system of government to a death spiral.

People are fed up. They are fed up with what's happening in Washington. They are fed up with both parties. They are fed up with politicians who have lied to them.

This principle that judges are not politicians lies at the very heart of a judicial job - of the judicial job description.

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