Top 495 Politician Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Politician Quotes from famous people such as Bruce Rauner, Adam Gilchrist, YG, David Cunliffe, Malala Yousafzai, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I'm a business guy. I'm not a politician.

I’m a business guy. I’m not a politician.
Bruce Rauner
I have no desire to be a politician. The role of chairman is not a politically aligned role, although it’s all based in Canberra so I’m over there a lot.
Adam Gilchrist
I ain’t no politician.
I’ve worked as a diplomat before I became a politician.
David Cunliffe
I realized that becoming a doctor, I can only help a small community. But by becoming a politician, I can help my whole country.
Malala Yousafzai
Even though the white-haired politician has no colorful wardrobe, after he speaks… you want to hug him. Why? Because what Bernie Sanders says feels like the truth. The unbridled truth. And he says it loud.
John Densmore
Any politician promising not to raise your taxes is like a vampire promising to become a vegetarian.
Pierre Poilievre
I want to write songs, and I would like to play and sing them. I’m not a politician; I’m not a comedian. I hate coming up with bits to do between songs.
Laura Jane Grace
I’m not a politician. I only want to help relieve the suffering in communities, and I want to help people see their community in each other.
Russell Simmons
Anna Wintour is the most powerful woman in the global fashion industry, the first lady of fashion. She’s a politician; I’m a stylist. They are two very different jobs.
Carine Roitfeld
I’m an entrepreneur. I’m not a politician.
Robin Li
I can’t understand why anyone would want to live the life of a politician if you can’t say pretty much what you think. You are not in it for the money: there’s unremitting pressure on your life, you give up so much of your privacy. It can only be because of the things you want to do and the things you want to say.
Ken Livingstone
I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That’s not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Because Social Security has not contributed to our debt, Americans should be skeptical of any politician who says that benefits Americans have earned must be reduced in order to address our national debt.
Hank Johnson
No politician would ever comment on a cartoon unless it was to show what a great sense of humour they have, that they can laugh at themselves.
Chris Riddell
I’m not a politician. And I don’t want to be.
Dolly Parton
I’m not a politician.
Jim Justice
A lot of people who voted for Barack Obama expected and were led to expect something new in politics: a new tone of political discourse in Washington. And I think – I think they’re disappointed, because Barack Obama is not a new kind of politician. In fact, he’s an old Chicago politician.
Bernard Goldberg
As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
I’m a member of the Academy, but I don’t know who all the other Academy members are. It’s not like a politician who knows who is in the Iowa caucus.
Albert Brooks
Cindy Sheehan is a clown. There is no real antiwar movement. No serious politician, with anything to do with anything, would show his face at an antiwar rally.
Karl Rove
It is weird. A lot of people try to ask me political questions. I’m not a politician.
Barkhad Abdi
The politician and the government expert receive their revenues, not from service voluntarily purchased on the market, but from a compulsory levy on the populace. These officials, therefore, wholly lack the pecuniary incentive to care about serving the public properly and competently.
Murray Rothbard
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
H. L. Mencken
Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
I should learn the language of a politician – give away as little and keep the rest to yourself. Not lie, I just want to be more guarded.
Farooq Abdullah
I’m obviously not a politician, nor do I have the desire to be one, but I’m a conscious citizen.
Chauncey Billups
Every politician should go and spend time and visit prisons and jails. Because if you are choosing to exercise this kind of power over another person’s life, there’s a role for that, but you have to know the kind of power you are exercising.
Zephyr Teachout
I am not a politician or a military strategist. I am just a citizen voicing my opinions.
Cindy Sheehan
I am no politician.
Lech Walesa
I am not a professional politician.
John Bolton
My own electorate, which I represented for 36 years as

My own electorate, which I represented for 36 years as an anti-apartheid politician, had a considerable number of Jewish voters supporting me throughout my career.
Helen Suzman
My father was a politician, and a very important politician, and one of the leaders of the Iraqi Democratic Party, who believed in progress.
Zaha Hadid
I’m not just a politician, I’m a guy who has a real deep, substantive, commitment to education.
Roy Romer
I’m not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I’ll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I’m not sure if I’ll be able to.
Silvio Berlusconi
Putin responds to threats, to illegal sanctions, and to incessant propaganda with statements that governments need to respect each other’s national interests and to work together for common benefit. No politician in the West speaks in this way.
Paul Craig Roberts
Sometimes it’s a little bit like being a politician. We have work to do in understanding our users’ sentiments.
Meg Whitman
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
B. R. Ambedkar
Our society is ridden with corruption and corrupt people. This is perhaps the reason why despite receiving several offers, I am unwilling to contest elections as I lack what it takes to become a politician.
Raza Murad
No politician has a 50-year horizon.
Steve Jurvetson
I’m interested in full disclosure for people who give money to politicians. But I’m not a politician. I’m an advocate.
Campbell Brown
I’m afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I’m glad I am not any of these.
Tom Glazer
You must understand the difference between being an architect and a politician. Architecture is a profession of perseverance. You have to come through. The politician is there to blame someone.
Santiago Calatrava
I always tell people this: to be a savvy politician or a good head of state and to be charitable are not mutually exclusive things.
Natalie Dormer
If a statesman is one who looks to the next generation and a politician one who looks to the next election, a political consultant must be one who looks to the next tracking poll.
James Carville
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to be truly moral.
Francis Bacon
This idea that you can’t be an honest man and a Washington politician is a myth, a crock made up by sellouts and careerist hacks who don’t stand for anything and are impatient with people who do. It’s possible to do this job with honor and dignity.
Matt Taibbi
It’s always an interesting experience for a politician to be heard in silence, I have to say.
Theresa May
I don’t think generally politician come from democratic country. I think not that thinking. But sometimes little bit short-sighted. They are mainly looking for their next vote.
Dalai Lama
Although I come from a political family, I consider myself a slightly atypical politician.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis
I’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s time to rebuild America.
Peter Thiel
What was I qualified to do to make a living? Nothing. You don’t need qualifications as an actor or a politician. And I didn’t want to be a politician.
James Garner
In America, the new post-postmodern politician is all about authenticity: the daffier you are, the ‘realer’ you must be. The more you have committed yourself to a ridiculous idea and fevered view, the more worthy you are of attention.
Michael Wolff
As a politician, I should expect sharp challenge from those who disagree with my decisions.
Dominic Grieve
If I say I am not a politician, it is because I did not go to school to do political science. But at the end of the day, I think we are all born politicians. It’s practical. All you gotta do is practice.
George Weah
The days of a politician talking platitudes are over, and if it wasn’t for Mr. Trump in this race, people would have allowed politicians to have a pass in talking platitudes about things that will never be accomplished.
Corey Lewandowski
The ability to change one’s views without losing one’s seat is the mark of a great politician.
Mo Udall
Primarily affecting low-information voters and members of the mainstream media, Obama Worship Syndrome attributes impossible capabilities to Obama’s political opponents, finds excuses for every Obama failure in everyone around him and praises the president as the finest politician – nay, human being – of our time.
Ben Shapiro
I don’t look forward to a time when every politician, every legislator goes to Washington absolutely committed to an extreme point of view. Elected representatives are sent to Washington to compromise, not to never compromise.
Lloyd Blankfein
I am not a politician. I am just a business guy who has had enough.
Carlos Beruff
People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician.
Eleanor Clift
Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I do

Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I don’t think it’s given the proper credit. It has changed America immensely. I’m going to make a very bold statement: Hip-hop has done more than any leader, politician, or anyone to improve race relations.