Monday, November 3, 2014

Election Day Political Aphorisms - Many Good For a Giggle


If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.

~Jay Leno~
 

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~
 

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven.

~Will Rogers~


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~
 

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~


I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, 
I will stop telling the truth about them.

~Adlai Stevenson,  1952~


A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.

~ Tex Guinan~


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~



There ought to be one day -- just one -- 
when there is open season on Congressmen.

~Will Rogers~



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