politicians

A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on belief and politicians

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on politicians, politics, and seriousness

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Bob Edwards on death, needs, and politicians

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

Bob Edwards

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on politicians

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

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Source: 1990

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A Quote by Arthur C. Clarke on fiction, politicians, and science

Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.

Arthur C. Clarke (1917 -)

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A Quote by Aristotle on glory, happiness, leisure, life, politicians, politics, and power

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

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristophanes on politicians

Under every stone lurks a politician.

Aristophanes (c.450 - c.385 BC)

Source: Thesmophoriazusae, 410 B.C.

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A Quote by Aristophanes on politicians, popularity, and vulgarity

You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

Aristophanes (c.450 - c.385 BC)

Source: Knights, 424 BC

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on mistakes, organize, politicians, and society

POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When he wriggles, he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on politicians

Coffee, which makes the politician wise, And see through all things with his half-shut eyes.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: The Rape of the Lock. Canto iii. Line 117.

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