• One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
    ~ Plato
  • Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.
    ~ George Burns
  • Honesty in politics is much like oxygen. The higher up you go, the scarcer it becomes.
  • A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life.
    ~ Robert Byrne
  • A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
    ~ Texas Guinan