Political One-Liners# In democracy it's your vote that counts;
In feudalism it's your count that votes.
# The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
# 'In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.'
# 'Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realise that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.'
# Will and Guy think that this is the best website for the latest political news.
# 'The government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it'.
# 'I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting'.
# Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either.
# 'Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it wrongly, and applying unsuitable remedies'.
Sir Ernest Benn
# 'In politics, absurdity is not a handicap'.
# On my arrival in the United States I was struck by the degree of ability among the governed and the lack of it among the governing.'
Alexis de Toqueville
# 'Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy'.
# 'Politics makes strange bedfellows rich'.
# 'You can fool all of the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.'
# Don't vote. You'll only encourage them.
# 'Although he is regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics.'
# A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Mark Twain
# Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
# When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. PJ O'Rourke
# Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.