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Wise Of Words

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  1. Mrs Glockrunner

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    Words To The Wise From Some Who Are Wise Of Words...

    * I think it's about time we voted for senators with breasts. After all, we've been voting for boobs long enough. ~ Clarie Sargent , Arizona senatorial candidate

    * The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~Henry Cate, VII

    * We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~Aesop

    * Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~Plato

    * Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. ~Nikita Khrushchev

    * When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it. ~Clarence Darrow

    * Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. ~Author Unknown

    * If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. ~Jay Leno

    * Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. ~John Quinton

    * Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. ~Oscar Ameringer

    * The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says​
    government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it. ~P.J. O'Rourke

    * I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.~Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952

    * A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. ~Texas Guinan

    * Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so. ~Gore Vidal

    * I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. ~Charles de Gaulle ​
    * Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. ~Doug Larson ​