Quotes of politician

  1. I'm not a traditional politician and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to. – Silvio Berlusconi
  2. I've learned in my years as a journalist that when a politician says 'That's ridiculous' you're probably on the right track. – Amy Goodman
  3. It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a Dissenter. – William Hazlitt
  4. It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise. Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into the most terrible trouble. – John Keegan
  5. America is just the country that how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society. – Peter Kropotkin
  6. I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician That's not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians. – Aung San Suu Kyi
  7. The relationship between press and politician protected by the Constitution and designed to be happily adversarial- becomes sour, raw and confrontational. – Roger Mudd
  8. The function of the politician therefore, is one of continuous watchfulness and activity, and he must have intimate knowledge of details if he would work out grand results. – John George Nicolay
  9. I'm not a minister, I'm not a philosopher, I'm not a politician I'm in another category. – Sun Ra
  10. A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for 15 years. – Harry S. Truman
  11. My choice early in life was either to be a piano -player in a whorehouse or a politician And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference. – Harry S. Truman
  12. The ability to change one's views without losing one's seat is the mark of a great politician – Mo Udall
  13. Sometimes it's a little bit like being a politician We have work to do in understanding our users' sentiments. – Meg Whitman
  14. The fastest way for a politician to become an elder statesman is to lose an election. – Earl Wilson
  15. There are numerous bugbears in the profession of a politician First, ordinary life suffers. Second, there are many temptations to ruin you and those around you. And I suppose third, and this is rarely discussed, people at the top generally have no friends. – Boris Yeltsin

Usage examples for politician

  1. Thence by and by walked to see Sir W. Pen at Deptford, reading by the way a most ridiculous play, a new one, called " The Politician Cheated." – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. He picked out a nice old gentleman for his daughter's husband- a man of high family, a good politician – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  3. By Heaven, all is not well; hark ye, my fine she Politician who was it you had hid beneath this Carpet? – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  4. The immense newspaper publicity, which could never have been obtained except for a struggle on a stupendous scale, has proved a campaign of education for young and old, for business man and farmer, for lawyer and politician for housewife and for student. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  5. Like most young men of practical ability, he was an eager politician – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  6. It's time to give people more choice in government by reviving the ideal of the citizen politician who comes not to stay, but to serve. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. I'm as ambitious as a ward politician – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  8. By this time Mr. Blaine had become a professional politician –  by
  9. The young county attorney, eager to serve the great politician sprang out and offered a hand, and Curtis, with sudden pity in his heart, made a step forward, but Brisbane put them both aside harshly. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  10. " That is not yet all," continued he whom men call the great politician – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. Lord MacDonnell stood much nearer to us, but was a power in his own right and had never been a party politician – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  12. At times he was the dreamer, the lover of art and poetry; at another the politician the fighter who lived every minute of his life deeply to the full, with one fixed aim before him. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  13. In violation of all implied pledges, disdaining restraint from his colleagues, this brilliant but unstable politician introduced into Parliament a new bill for raising an American revenue. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  14. A statesman and not a politician he soon abandoned political life for the more congenial one of a medical teacher. – The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University by Robert Peter
  15. Even then, I am not so sure but the editor and the railway boss take precedence of the politician – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  16. He was a thorough politician who aimed to have things right, but who would not hesitate to use doubtful methods if thereby the right could be attained. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  17. His fine taste and varied reading enable him to hold his own in many fields where the merely professional politician is apt to be terribly astray. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  18. The politician had tried this same scheme, but introduced it backward. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  19. You aren't a politician you see, Mr. Maraton. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. 4: Paragraph 29 Remembering the definition of " honest politician as one who, once he's bought, stays bought, Carper seems to be an honest politician and the facts that he's a Democrat and Hutton is a Republican bastion merely reflect the reality that in Delaware party labels don't count for anything, and the Establishment is the only party that does count. – Diamond Dust by K. Kay Shearin