20 Quotes on the UK Political World

Submitted by Inchcock

Saturday, 11 February 2012

1)
It's tough being a politician. Half your reputation is ruined by lies the other half is ruined by the truth!

2)
Honesty in politics is much like oxygen.
The higher up you go, the scarcer it becomes.

3)
Crime is merely politics without the excuses.

4)
During Britain's "brain drain," not a single politician left the country.

5)
Only in Britain, do we use the word 'politics' to describe the process so well: 'Poli' in Latin meaning 'many' and 'tics' meaning 'bloodsucking creatures'.

6)
If voting could change the system, it would be illegal.
If not voting could change the system, it would be illegal.

7)
Why is it that political leaders don't seem to have all the answers until they write their memoirs?

8)
The trouble with political jokes is they get elected.

9)
Make your M.P. work - don't re-elect him.

10)
A politician is a man who stands for what he thinks the voters will fall for.

11)
A politician has to be able to see both sides of an issue, so he can get around it.

12)
If the word 'No' was removed from the English language, David Cameron would be speechless

13)
Ed Miliband is going around the country stirring up apathy

14)
The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Cameron fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity!

15)
Nick Clegg: I have no interest in sailing around the world. Not that there is any lack of requests for me to do so!

16)
Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied!

17)
What is six inches long, that MPs love?
£50 notes!

18)
UK Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it wrongly, and applying unsuitable remedies!

19)
Artificial hearts are nothing new.
Politicians have had them for years

20)
Crime does not pay ... as well as politics!


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