Wizard of Oz - 2008

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Wizard of Oz 2008

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Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

Politics is the art of the possible. - Otto von Bismarck

Political correctness is tyranny with manners. - Charlton Heston

All government, of course, is against liberty. - H L Mencken

Politics is the art of controlling your environment. - Hunter S. Thompson

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. - R Buckminster Fuller

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. - Henry Cate, VII

The art of government is the organization of idolatry. - George Bernard Shaw

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. - Ronald Reagan

A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top. - James Reston

We have the best government in the world... that money can buy. - Mark Twain

World War II was the last government program that really worked. - George Will

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. - Henry Kissinger

Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will. - Mikhail Bakunin

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure. - Bertrand Russell

To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government. - Mark Twain

A filmmaker we almost lost to politics... my friend and colleague, Warren Beatty. - Jack Nicholson

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power. - Aldous Huxley

The secret of political bargaining is to look more strong than what you really are. - Subhash Bose

I love Canada. I am from Canada. I will bash the Canadian government but never Canada. - Jason Priestley

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight. - John F Kennedy

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain

So, if we lie to the government, it's a felony.
But if they lie to us, it's politics. - Bill Murray

When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves. - George Pataki

Drunk Man: "I can't bear fools."
Dorothy Parker: "Apparently your mother could." - Dorothy Parker

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds. - John P Barlow

Linguistics becomes an ever eerier area, like I feel like I’m in Oz, Just trying to tell it like it was. - Ogden Nash

Dorothy was so happy to wake up in Kansas. Not I! I'd have looked for another cyclone and stood in its path! - Vivian Vance

I have certain rules I live by. My first rule: I don't believe anything the government tells me. Nothing. Zero. - George Carlin

What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those? - Gilbert Highet

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. - Groucho Marx

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

The workers' and peasants' government proposes to all warring peoples... negotiations leading to a just, democratic peace. - Lenin

I am quite sure now that often in matters concerning religion and politics, a man's reasoning powers are not above the monkeys. - Mark Twain

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. - Will Rogers

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote. - Paul Harvey

In politics, as in womanizing, failure is decisive. It sheds its retrospective gloom on earlier endeavor which at the time seemed full of promise. - Malcolm Muggeridge

Political correctness is about denial, usually in the weasel circumlocutory jargon which distorts and evades and seldom stands up to honest analysis. - George M Fraser


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