IFALPA's Hall of Fame

If you haven't seen these before, you're sure to love the "quotes."

If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
   ~Jay Leno~

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President;  I'm beginning to believe it.
   ~Clarence Darrow~

The problem with political jokes is they get elected.
   ~Henry Cate, VII~

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
   ~Aesop~

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven.
   ~Will Rogers~

Politicians are the same all over.  They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
   ~Nikita Khrushchev~

Why pay money to have your family tree traced;  go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.
   ~Author unknown~

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel,
go out and buy some more tunnel.
   ~John Quinton~

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.
   ~Oscar Ameringer~

I offer my opponents a bargain:  if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.
   ~Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952~

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
   ~ Tex Guinan~

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
   ~Charles de Gaulle~

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
   ~Doug Larson~ 

If you want a real friend that you can trust in Washington, get a dog.
-     Harry Truman

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