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Humor: Apolitical Aphorisms from Our Daily Tea 09-07-2014

My Word – Author Unknown – Submitted by Sue Merrine

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

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

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

4) 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~ 

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

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

7) Why pay money to have your family 

tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. ~Author unknown~ 

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

9) 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~ 

10) 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~ 

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

12) I have concluded that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. ~Charles de Gaulle~ 

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

14) There ought to be one day — just one — when there is open season on Congressmen. ~Will Rogers~

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