Congress Quotes

I will repeat myself so that those who are rather slowwitted may be able to understand what we are saying.

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.