In Mexico an air conditioner is called a politician because it makes a lot of noise but doesn’t work very well.
When a politician uses the word ‘folks,’ we should brace ourselves for the deceit, or worse, that is coming.
Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.
Bush doesn’t present himself as a realpolitik politician.
Hillary Clinton’s progress as a public figure and politician can, in fact, be indexed perfectly by her relationship to Henry Kissinger.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded.