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My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament: it is to get something done.

Bernadette Devlin

The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.

Rodney Dangerfield

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

Eleanor Clift

There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.

Indira Gandhi

I think that politics could be a positive thing. My beef is that people focus on the personal aspect of a politician too much. They should focus on the results.

LL Cool J

I am not a politician but I have dedicated the biggest part of my professional life to economic policy both in Greece and Europe.

Lucas Papademos

We shouldn't accept mediocrity as the best a politician can do.

Joe Manchin

The issue is not abortion. The issue is whether women can make up their own mind instead of some right-wing pastor, some right-wing politician telling them what to do.

Howard Dean

Under every stone lurks a politician.

Aristophanes

There are numerous bugbears in the profession of a politician. First, ordinary life suffers. Second, there are many temptations to ruin you and those around you. And I suppose third, and this is rarely discussed, people at the top generally have no friends.

Boris Yeltsin

I'm not a politician and my other habits are good.

Charles Farrar Browne

A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for 15 years.

Harry S Truman

The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.

Theodore Roosevelt

No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country, nor has any country ever yet been able to face the world, upon the principles of the Sermon on the Mount.

Frederick Scott Oliver

It is true that the politician, in his professional character, does not always, or even very often, conform to the most approved pattern of private conduct.

Frederick Scott Oliver

The statesman shears the sheep; the politician skins them.

Austin O'Malley

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.

H. L. Mencken

No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.

Winston Churchill

A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.

David Lloyd George

A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.

H. G. Wells

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.

Adlai E. Stevenson

The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.

Edward R. Murrow

The kind of thing I'm good at is knowing every politician in the state and remembering where he itches. And I know where to scratch him.

Earl Long

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 Koch

A politician ought to be born a foundling and remain a bachelor.

Claudia Johnson

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.

Theodore White

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.

Doug Larson

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.

Lady Bird Johnson

I never thought about becoming a politician. But during the military dictatorship, my grandfather was put in prison six times and my father twice. If my family and my country didn't have this history, I might be a professor somewhere today.

Georgios A. Papandreou

When I was growing up in the United States and Sweden, I never thought about becoming a politician.

Georgios A. Papandreou

If you're looking for a slick politician or a guy with great teleprompter skills, we already have that. He's destroying our economy. I'm a doer, not a talker.

Rick Perry

Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I don't think it's given the proper credit. It has changed America immensely. I'm going to make a very bold statement: Hip-hop has done more than any leader, politician, or anyone to improve race relations.

Jay-Z

When I'm not a politician, I'll be dead.

Barry Goldwater

I'm not a professional politician. I'm a professional problem solver, and I believe we should cut the salaries of senators and congressmen 10 percent until they balance the budget. I call that conservative common sense.

Herman Cain

I'm not a career politician. I spent 30 years in business. I can tell you that people in California have had it with career politicians: they are done.

Meg Whitman

I think the journey for a politician goes from wanting to please all the people all the time, to a political leader that realises in the end his responsibility is to decide. And when he decides, he divides.

Tony Blair

I have run large organizations, I know what it takes to create a healthy business climate, and I have more experience than Jerry Brown doing that. So it'll be a stark contrast, a career politician vs. someone who has met a payroll, gotten a return on investment, knows how to use technology to do more with less.

Meg Whitman

Prime Minister, I see you've already mastered the essential craft of the European politician, namely, the ability to say one thing in this chamber and a very different thing to your home electorate.

Daniel Hannan

I started in London, as a kid. My mother knew I had sort of an inbred talent. She was an actress, so I inherited it from her. But I think I got a lot of it from my grandfather, who was a great politician.

Angela Lansbury

Bill Bradley is a serious politician and if Al Gore stumbles seriously, then Bradley is there to take advantage of that.

Tom Mann

I am not at all a politician. I don't think I'm cut out for politics. I am certainly not going to stand for election.

Pervez Musharraf

The wealth of the country, its capital, its credit, must be saved from the predatory poor as well as the predatory rich, but above all from the predatory politician.

James J. Hill

I have moved on from being a British parliamentarian, I have moved on from being a New Labour politician, I have moved on from being the supporter in the active day-to-day sense of Tony Blair.

Peter Mandelson

I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman who has had her fair share of life's knocks.

Pauline Hanson

The ruling idea of the politician - stated rather bluntly - is that those who are opposed to him exist for the purpose of being made to serve his ends, if he can get power enough in his hands to force these ends upon them.

Auberon Herbert

The career of a politician mainly consists in making one part of the nation do what it does not want to do, in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation.

Auberon Herbert

Every person seems to acknowledge his greatness. He blends together the profound politician with the scholar.

William Pierce

I've learned in my years as a journalist that when a politician says 'That's ridiculous' you're probably on the right track.

Amy Goodman

In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.

Emile M. Cioran

I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That's not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.

Charlie Chaplin

What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.

Edward Langley

A politician is the devil's quilted anvil; He fashions all sins on him, and the blows are never heard.

John Webster

The ability to change one's views without losing one's seat is the mark of a great politician.

Mo Udall

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.

Charles De Gaulle

What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician' if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public office and trying to do something for his people?

Richard J. Daley

America is just the country that how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.

Peter Kropotkin

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

Simon Cameron

If you call your opponent a politician, it's grounds for libel.

Mark Russell

If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.

Meg Greenfield

I reiterate my proposal of creating life sentences for politicians who make deals with organized criminals. They deserve the maximum penalty because a politician that makes deals with criminals - I've said it, and I repeat it - is no longer a politician but just another 'capo.'

Josefina Vazquez Mota

Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort facts in his own interests. But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically. Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic?

Robert Novak

I'm not a politician.

Eric Braeden

I have to say that when I was young, when any politician was talking I wasn't even interested. Maybe they were saying some nice stuff, but then if you put Michael Jordan on TV, I was interested!

Thierry Henry

It defies all common sense to send that roughneck ward politician back to the White House.

Robert Taft

I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty; it fights dirty.

John Mellencamp

It will take some time before a politician will capture the imagination of the American people and have the vision and understanding to do what is necessary for a better future for the people of America and the world.

David Korten

It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise. Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into the most terrible trouble.

John Keegan

Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?

Barry Goldwater

To an intellectual who is adrift in politics, a theory is an aim; to a true politician his theory is a boundary.

Francis Parker Yockey

I like photographing the people I love, the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous. My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen.

Helmut Newton

At the moment I am a little bit politician, yes. I think that could be my next step. It is not because I want power, it is because of what I think I could do for the people.

Haile Gebrselassie

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I'm glad I am not any of these.

Tom Glazer

I'm not a minister, I'm not a philosopher, I'm not a politician, I'm in another category.

Sun Ra

In 1977, at least, he wished to have people believe that he shared and was proud of an attitude toward women that is not acceptable in a politician. In 2003, all he has said is that he doesn't remember the interview.

Michael Kinsley

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.

Peter Schuyler

First and foremost, when I think of him - I'm prejudiced; I worked for the guy for six and a half years - when I think of him, I think of him first and foremost as an idea politician.

John Podesta

A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power.

Dean Koontz

I've not seen in my lifetime any politician who is a heroic figure. The manipulation that all politicians use on one level or another is so transparent.

Dean Koontz

I may not be the world's best glad-handing politician, but I've been elected mayor twice. I understand politics. And I definitely understand where the state line is.

Anthony A. Williams

The relationship between press and politician - protected by the Constitution and designed to be happily adversarial - becomes sour, raw and confrontational.

Roger Mudd

But remember, I am no politician, and no seer into souls.

Rebecca Harding Davis

I'm not a politician. I only want to help relieve the suffering in communities, and I want to help people see their community in each other.

Russell Simmons

Nick plays a corrupt politician, which is kind of a redundant statement.

Alan Rudolph

I am not a politician... I only suffer the consequences.

Peter Tosh

The politician's promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.

Mackenzie King

I enjoyed the administrative work because it involved working with Congress, city council, and the mayor. I had never been a politician so it was fun - learning political maneuvering.

Harold H. Greene

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.

Cal Thomas

A politician will do anything to keep his job - even become a patriot.

William Randolph

I am not a politician, and my other habits air good.

Charles Farrar Browne

Well, I couldn't do the day-to-day stuff of being a politician or anything, but I just think everybody should have an opinion and everybody should vote, and that's what we're built on.

Toby Keith

When I think of the person that I thought was Bill Clinton, I think he had genuine remorse. When I think of the person that I now see is 100 percent politician, I think he's sorry he got caught.

Monica Lewinsky

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

The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.

Silvio Berlusconi

I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.

Silvio Berlusconi

The first black president will be a politician who is black.

Doug Wilder

The politician is an acrobat. He keeps his balance by saying the opposite of what he does.

Maurice Barres

Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen.

Bob Edwards

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.

A. N. Wilson

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