Quotes about politicians (2)


  • Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber – Plato


  • Statesmen tell you what is true even though it may be unpopular. Politicians will tell you what is popular, even though it may be untrue – Anonymous


  • A politician thinks of the next election – a statesman of the next generation – James Freeman Clarke


  • Now I know what a statesman is; he’s a dead politician. We need more statesmen – Bob Edwards


  • Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress …. But I repeat myself – Mark Twain