Wonderful Compilation of Essential Truths:

   If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. ~ Jay Leno
     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
     When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m
beginning to believe it. ~ Clarence Darrow
     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
     There ought to be one day — just one — when there is open season on senators. ~ Will Rogers