Saturday Quotes

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“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children what it was once like in the United States when men were free.” Ronald Reagan, 1961

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

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

“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

“Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.” ~Gore Vidal

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

“Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.”~Ronald Reagan

Politics:  [Poly “many” + tics “blood-sucking parasites”] Larry Hardiman

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

“Don’t vote, it only encourages them.” Unknown

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” Benjamin Franklin

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