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
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