• When you give food to the poor, they call you a saint. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist.
    Archbishop Helder Camara

      Brazilian Catholic Archbishop - Died 1999

  • A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen
    Sir Winston Churchill

      British politician, army officer, and writer - Died 1965

  • Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
    Will Rogers

      American actor - Died 1935

  • Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason.
    Mark Twain

      American Author - Died 1910

  • Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
    George Orwell

      English novelist and essayist- Died 1970

  • Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
    Henry Kissinger

      American politician

  • The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.
    Theodore Roosevelt

      Former President of the USA - Died 1919

  • Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
    William E Simon

      Former Secretary of Treasury of the US - Died 2000

  • The magician and the politician have much in common: they both have to draw our attention away from what they are really doing.
    Ben Okri

      Nigerian poet and novelist