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The work of internal government has become the task of controlling the thousands of fifth-rate men.
-- Henry B. Adams

I didn't accept it. I received it.
-- Richard Allen, National Security Advisor to President Reagan, explaining the $1000 in cash and two watches he was given by two Japanese journalists after he helped arrange a private interview for them with First Lady Nancy Reagan.

I don't know exactly what democracy is. But we need more of it.
-- Anonymous Chinese Student, during protests in Tianamen Square, Beijing, 1989

Republican boys date Democratic girls. They plan to marry Republican girls, but feel they're entitled to a little fun first.
-- Anonymous

Asking politicians to vote themselves out of power is like asking rabbits not to multiply, it ain't natural.
-- Bob Beckel, on term limits, CBS This Morning, 3/30/95

CAPITAL, n. The seat of misgovernment. That which provides the fire, the pot, the dinner, the table and the knife and fork for the anarchist; the part of the repast that himself supplies is the disgrace before meat.
-- Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911

People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
-- Otto von Bismarck

Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.
-- George Burns

Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
-- Samuel Butler

Just buy a box of popcorn and a Coca-Cola and sit back and watch.
-- James Carville, Clinton advisor, offering advice for Democrats on the term-limits vote in the House

Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock.
-- Wynn Catlin, also attributed to Will Rogers

I still believe in liberalism today as much as I ever did, but, oh, there was a happy time when I believed in liberals...
-- G. K. Chesterton

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
-- Winston Churchill

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
-- Winston Churchill