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The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

Public office is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
-- Boies Penrose, 1931

If we let people see that kind of thing, there would never again be any war.
-- Pentagon official, on why US military censored graphic footage from the Gulf War

Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true.
-- Polish proverb

I know I'm not in government anymore. In fact I'm out of work.
-- Ronald Reagan, Former U.S. President, on a speaking tour of Japan, 1989

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
-- Ronald Reagan, Saturday Evening Post, 1965

A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
-- James Reston

Politics is for people who have a passion for changing life but lack a passion for living it.
-- Tom Robbins

What is politics, after all, but the compulsion to preside over property and make other peoples' decisions for them?
-- Tom Robbins, Skinny Legs and All

I'm not a member of any organized political party, I'm a Democrat!
-- Will Rogers

The man with the best job in the country is the Vice President. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, "How's the President?"
-- Will Rogers

There ought to be one day - just one - when there is open season on senators.
-- Will Rogers

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
-- Will Rogers