One Of The Deadly Sins

17 Nov

Came across a blog with some good quotes relating to greed and corruption.

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.  ~Charles de Gaulle

Truth is not determined by majority vote.  ~Doug Gwyn

The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.  ~Maureen Murphy
 
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.  ~Doug Larson

The problem with political jokes is they get elected.  ~Henry Cate, VII

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.  ~Winston Churchill

Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession.  I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.  ~Ronald Reagan

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.  The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.  ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary,1911

Politics, n:  [Poly “many” + tics “blood-sucking parasites”]  ~Larry Hardiman

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.  ~Aesop

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.  ~P.J. O’Rourke

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.  ~George Jean Nathan

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.  ~Robert Byrne

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