• “Giving money and power to the government is like giving car keys and whisky to teenage boys.” “When politics are used to allocate resources, the resources all end up being allocated to politics.”
    “Politics is the business of getting power and privilege without possessing merit.  A politician is anyone who asks individuals to surrender part of their liberty — their power and privilege — to State, Masses, Mankind, Planet Earth, or whatever.  This state, those masses, that mankind, and the planet will then be run by … politicians.”
    “God has no role to play in politics except to make sure politicians go where they belong.  To hell.”
    “Politicians are interested in people.  Not that this is always a virtue.  Fleas are interested in dogs.”

“The difference between a politician and a pickpocket is that a pickpocket doesn’t always get indignant when you tell him to keep his hands to himself.” 
“Politicians never accuse you of  ‘greed’ for wanting other people’s money — only for wanting to keep your own money.”
“Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.”

“There is nothing so bad that politics cannot make it worse.”
“Too many people in Washington are full of themselves, among other things that they are full of.”
“There is nothing that politicians like better than handing out benefits to be paid for by someone else.”
“In politics, the truth is strictly optional and that also seems to be true in parts of the media.”  

“It is truly a triumph of rhetoric over reality when people can believe that going into politics is ‘public service,’ but that producing food, shelter, transportation, or medical care is not.”
“You have to have a sense of humor if you follow politics. Otherwise, the sheer fraudulence of it all will get you down.”
“What is history but the story of how politicians have squandered the blood and treasure of the human race?”
“If politicians stopped meddling with things they didn’t understand, there would be a more drastic reduction in the size of government than anyone in either party advocates.”

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