Posts Tagged ‘proverbs about politics’

President, elegant — humanity’s top resident.

Officialdom shatters; character matters.

A braggart, a basher and a bully is the boss of everyone but one.

A president is a person, pretending to be a personage.

We elect our desires; we impeach our impulses.

Public opinion elects presidents, and public perception relieves them of power.

The Presidency is a weakness paraded as a strength.

Presidents may fly by means of platitudes, but they land by means of policies.

A presidency is a high on the way to becoming a low.

Popularity paces all our popes and parses all our presidents.

A president is a plurality masquerading as a singularity.

The grand stage; the caparisoned horse.

Politicians are like drunks; it takes a few brews for them to start feeling normal.

A vote is a rifle, Twitter a sidewinder missile.

Jealousy is the energy drink of ambition.

Politicians of a feather vote together.

If you aren’t happy with who you are, run for public office.

I fear politicians, especially when they come bearing rebates.

When large weapons are present, peacemakers are absent.

To become the one is to become the many.

Good politicians win elections and lose enemies.

To master the art of politics you must learn to take credit for what other people have done.

The cure for transparency is political office.

The first job of the politician is to protect the public — from politicians.

Evil leaders love power; good leaders love the powerless.

Tragedy is for those who feel; comedy is for those who think; politics is for those who don’t.

Politic is not political.

Political leadership is dangerous to followership.

What you must do to win an election generally disqualifies you from being elected.

When a political campaign reduces a candidate to smiles, handshakes, slogans and promises then that is what they are.

Man is a vicious elected animal.

Politics is public brawl, in suit and tie, on hill, in hall.