Congress Quotes

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.”

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?