October One-Liners

Here are October’s addition to the one-liners collection. They are all political one-liners taken from the computer game Tropico 4 (but I assume they are all actual quotes).

  •  “Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.” - Dwight Eisenhower
  • “My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.” - Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Governments never learn. Only people learn.” - Milton Friedman
  • “I was only an aspiring dictator. I was never a real dictator.” - Augusto Pinochet
  • “Call it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder.” - Nikia Khruschev
  • “Revolutions are frightening, but election campaigns are disgusting.” - Nicolas Gomez Davila
  • “If I could do it all again, I’d be a farmer.” - Mobutu Sese Seko
  • “The best thing about this group of candidates is that only one of them will win.” - Will Rogers
  • “I am an Environmentalist. … I am for clean air.” - Ronald Reagan
  • “Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.” - Henry A. Kissinger
  • “The great thing about Democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid.” - Art Spander
  • “An ideal form of government is Democracy tempered with assassination.” - Voltaire
  • “Under Capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s just the opposite.” - John Kenneth Galbraith
  • “If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.” - Donald H. Rumsfeld
  • “In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, it was planned that way.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” - Plato


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