There is numerous incident that happened in the history of politics when some politicians or activities or actor made some funny statements about politics and political leaders. In this article, I’ve collected 22 funny political quotes and sayings that will make you blush.
1. “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.” –Groucho MarxBorn in 1890, Groucho Marx was an American comedian, actor, writer, stage performer, radio star, and television actor. He is generally acknowledged to have been a master of quick wit and one of America’s greatest comedians. He took his final breath on August 19, 1977.
2. Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to the pure wind – George OrwellOne of the famous novelists, Eric Arthur Blair aka George Orwell born in 1903. He was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is defined by explicit prose, searing social criticism, opposing to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic Fabianism. He passed away on 21 January 1950.
3. “I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent’s youth and inexperience.” –Ronald ReaganBorn in 1911, Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and became a highly influential voice of modern conservatism. Before taking the responsibility of presidentship he was a Hollywood actor as well as a union leader and the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975. He died on June 5, 2004
4. My choice early in life was between whether to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there’s hardly any difference. –Harry S. TrumanBorn in 1884, Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established the Truman Doctrine and the North Atlantic Treaty of Organisation (NATO).
5. Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. –Will RogersBorn in 1879, Will Rogers was one of the most famous actors, columnists, social commentators and authors in the world in the 1920s and ’30s. He travelled around the world three times, made a total of 71 films that included 50 silent films and 21 “talkies”. He had also written more than 4,000 nationally syndicated newspaper columns. He passed away on August 15, 1935.
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6. A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. -Texas GuinanBorn in Texas in January 1884, Mary Louise Cecilia aka “Texas” Guinan was an American actress, producer and entrepreneur. She is remembered as the most vividly as a highly popular nightclub hostess during the Prohibition era.
7. There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money, and I can’t remember the second. –Mark HannaUS born Mark Hanna (1837-1904) was a famous American industrialist. He was also a prototype of the political kingmaker; he successfully promoted the presidential candidacy of William McKinley in the election of 1896 and personified the growing influence of big business in American politics.
8. 98 per cent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working Americans. It’s the other lousy 2 per cent that gets all the publicity. But then, we elected them. –Lily TomlinBorn In 1939, Lily Tomlin was an American actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. She started her career as a stand-up comedian during the 1960s. She currently stars as Frankie Bergstein on the Netflix series Grace and Frankie, which debuted in 2015 and has earned her nominations for four Primetime Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden Globe Award.
9. Politicians are like diapers. They both need to be changed often. And for the same reason. –Tom BlairTom Blair was a captain of Kilmarnock and won the Scottish Cup (Football Cup) win in 1920.
10. He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. –George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. He also rewarded with Nobel Prize for in 1925 for his works in Literature.
11. All politicians should have three hats – one to throw into the ring, one to talk through, and one to pull rabbits out of if elected. –Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg (1878–1967) was one of the prominent Swedish-American poets, biographers, journalists, and editors. He was rewarded with Pulitzer Prizes three times in his life: twice for his poetry and one time for his biography of Abraham Lincoln.
12. I don’t think we should go to the moon…I think we maybe should send some politicians up there. –Ron PaulBorn in 1935, Ronald Ernest Paul is an American author, physician and retired politician. He was the first chairman of the conservative PAC Citizens for a Sound Economy, a free-market group who focused on limited government and has been characterized as the “intellectual godfather” of the Tea Party movement.
13. Politics is the only art whose artists regularly disown their masterpieces. –Raheel Farooq
14. It’s easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled. –Mark TwainMark Twain real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens.. He was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the “greatest humorist the United States has produced,” His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) the latter often called “The Great American Novel”. His lived in this world for 75 years from 1835 to 1910.
15. Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly, and for the same reason. –José Maria de Eça de QueirozJosé Maria de Eça de Queirós (1845–1900) is one of the greatest Portuguese writers. During his lifetime the spelling was Eça de Queiroz, and this is the form that appears on many editions of his works; the modern standard Portuguese spelling is “Eça de Queirós”.
16. Politicians and sports coaches both need to be smart enough to master the game, but dumb enough to think it matters. –David MitchellBorn in 1974, David James Stuart Mitchell is a British comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He won the British Academy Television Award for Best Comedy Performance in 2009 for his performance in the show.
17. Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers. –Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev was born in 1894 in western Russia. He was a Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union at the time of Cold War as the first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964 and as chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1958 to 1964.
18. The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says the government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get the chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove it. –P.J. O’Rourke73 years old, Patrick Jake O’Rourke is an American political satirist and journalist. He is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute and correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly,
19. Being president is like running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening. –Bill Clinton74 years old, William Jefferson Clinton aka Bill Clinton is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
20. The problem with political jokes is they get elected. –Henry Cate VII
21. Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word. –Charles De GaulleCharles de Gaulle (1890 –1970) was an army officer of the France and statesman who directed the Free French Forces against Nazi Germany in World War II.
22. Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed. –Mao Tse-TungMao Zedong (1893 –1976) was the founding father of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), which he ruled as the chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976. Ideologically a Marxist–Leninist, his theories, military strategies, and political policies are collectively known as Maoism.
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