Favorite Quotations ~  Politics Carving of Mount Rushmore

"Paralysis of leadership is due in part to the unseen grip of the special interests." ~ John W. Gardner, Speech, 4/3/75

Frank Zappa

Politics is the entertainment branch of industry. ~ Frank Zappa

My hobby (politics) has become my life. I have the greatest life imaginable. I think I have a greater life than anyone in the universe, in fact. ~ Ann Coulter, Booknotes: On American Character

If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government. ~ Barry Goldwater

Don't be deluded into believing that the titular heads of the networks control what appears on their networks. They all have better taste. ~ Edward R. Murrow

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

If you begin by saying, 'Thou shalt not lie,' there is no longer any possibility of political action. ~ John-Paul Sartre

Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance. ~ Vaclav Havel

There ought to be one day just one when there is open season on senators. ~ Will Rogers

First rule of politics: you can't win unless you're on the ballot. Second rule: If you run, you may lose. And, if you tie, you do not win. ~ Donald Rumsfeld

American politics needs a referee. ~ Bill Adair, Colbert Report, 4/14/10

Never believe a groom during the engagement period, and never believe a candidate during the campaigning period. ~ Galal Amer

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