Congress Quotes

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

That is only because I cannot get it through the honorable member’s thick head.

I think I can say, and say with pride, that we have some legislatures that bring higher prices than any in the world.

If the honorable member wants to hear the answer, I ask him for God’s sake to shut up!

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself.

Half the Opposition says it was excellent; the other half says it was nonsense. The other half is right.

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.”