Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.

Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.

Conservatives are satisfied with present evils. Liberals want to replace them with new ones.

A conservative doesn't want anything to happen for the first time. A liberal feels it should happen, but not now.

An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.

Abba Eban

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.


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