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Let me be clear - no one is above the law. Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions.
I believe that summer is our time, a time for the people, and that no politician should be allowed to speak to us during the summer. They can start talking again after Labor Day.
I'm a politician. I'm not going to get into a whole range of scientific argument with scientists.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
B. R. Ambedkar
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.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.
Apparently Arnold was inspired by President Bush, who proved you can be a successful politician in this country even if English is your second language.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Every time I hear a politician mention the word 'stimulus,' my mind flashes back to high school biology class, when I touched battery wires to a dead frog to make it twitch.
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
The old adage about giving a man a fish versus teaching him how to fish has been updated by a reader: Give a man a fish and he will ask for tartar sauce and French fries! Moreover, some politician who wants his vote will declare all these things to be among his 'basic rights.'
Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first, then you are a parasite; if the second, then you are an oasis in the desert.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
I've had great pleasure meeting the likes of Newt Gingrich and having a chat with the fellow on a staircase. I found him completely dishonest and totally likeable, because he doesn't care! He knows what a politician is, and he's a perfect embodiment of one.
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.
I am not a politician... I only suffer the consequences.
No man can be a politician, except he be first a historian or a traveller; for except he can see what must be, or what may be, he is no politician.
A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
James Freeman Clarke
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 magician and the politician have much in common: they both have to draw our attention away from what they are really doing.
If we would vote in mass on the more promising ticket, or, if the two are equally bad, would throw out the party that is in, and wait till the next election and then throw out the other party that is in - then, I say, the commercial politician would feel a demand for good government and he would supply it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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