Funny Political Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old funny political quotes, funny political sayings, and funny political proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.

Winston Churchill

Politics is the only art whose artists regularly disown their masterpieces.     

Raheel Farooq

Every politician has a promising career. Unfortunately, most of them do not keep those promises.     

Jarod Kintz

Politics, noun. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.     

Ambrose Bierce

It's easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled.

Mark Twain

Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.     

Mao Tse-Tung

Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly, and for the same reason.

José Maria de Eça de Queirós

Politicians and sports coaches both need to be smart enough to master the game, but dumb enough to think it matters.

David Mitchell

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.

Nikita Khrushchev

The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get the chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work, and then get elected and prove it.     

P.J. O'Rourke

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.     

Charles De Gaulle

The problem with political jokes is they get elected.

Henry Cate VII

Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.     

Will Rogers

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.

Groucho Marx

Being president is like running a cemetery: you've got a lot of people under you and nobody's listening.     

Bill Clinton