Quotes about what politicians do (1)

  • Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy – Ernest Benn


  • In politics, absurdity is not a handicap – Napoleon Bonaparte


  • Practical politics consists in ignoring facts – Henry Adams


  • Nowhere are prejudices more mistaken for truth, passion for reason and invective for documentation than in politics – John Mason Brown


  • 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,