Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be “too clever by half.” The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.
A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn’t believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it.
I am walking over hot coals suspended over a deep pit at the bottom of which are a large number of vipers baring their fangs.
The politician who never made a mistake never made a decision.
The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.
Memorable Quotations: Politicians (A - L)
Memorable Quotations: Politicians (M - Z)
Memorable Quotations: Politicians of the Past