Political Views


Anyone that wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.

- David Broder


Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it

- Lyndon B. Johnson


To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

- Theodore Roosevelt


The President is the last person in the world to know what the people really want and think.

- James A. Garfield


Our differences are politics. Our agreements are principles.

- William McKinley


The office of president is a bastardized thing, half royalty and half democracy, that nobody knows whether to genuflect or spit.

-Jimmy Breslin


I think "No comment" is a splendid expression.

- Winston Churchill


No easy problems ever come to the President of the United States. If they are easy to solve, somebody else has solved them.

- Dwight David Eisenhower


The vice-presidency isn't worth a pitcher of warm piss.

- Dwight David Eisenhower


In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.

- George Robert Stephanopolous


I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.

- George Washington


Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.

- Thomas Jefferson


What is the use of being elected or reelected unless you stand for something?

- Grover Cleveland


Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.

-John Fitzgerald Kennedy


Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

- Douglas Adams