Congress Quotes

A jay hasn’t got any more principle than a Congressman. A jay will lie, a jay will steal, a jay will deceive, a jay will betray; and four times out of five, a jay will go back on his solemnest promise.

I must say that it is a bit of an insult to sheep to describe the shadow Treasurer’s thinking as ‘woolly’

To my mind Judas Iscariot was nothing but a low, mean, premature Congressman.

During the American Revolution, George Washington used to call out for “beef, beef, beef,” but the Continental Congress called out for “pork, pork, pork.”

The finest Congress money can buy. (often erroneously attributed to Mark Twain)

Should I write a letter to my Congressman? – A Congressman has two ends: A sitting and a thinking end. And since his whole importance depends upon his seat, Why bother, friend?

The Congress has abdicated, it has two great powers, one to declare war, the other is the power of the purse, these are written in the constitution. Each power has been abandoned, we haven’t declared war since 1941, and yet we’ve fought well over 200 wars since then, hot, cold, tepid. And the power of […]

The new Congressmen say they’re going to turn the government around. I hope I don’t get run over again.

Each citizen of a State should, therefore, ask himself the question whether he favors an Amendment which will put into the hands of Congress the uncontrollable power, at any time, by a twice-passed statute, to regulate the education of his children, to regulate his wages in private employment, to regulate his personal habits of any […]

Woman’s Place is in the House… And the Senate!