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The sharp wit of these quotes and quips will help anyone befuddled by the murky world of politics

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."  —Winston Churchill  

"Britain has invented a new missile. It’s called the civil servant. It doesn’t work and it can’t be fired."  —General Sir Walter Walker

Order, order! After a long day at the dispatch box, when your honorable friend’s white paper has made you feel green and your poll ratings have slumped to a new low, hunker down in Speakers’ Corner with this grand coalition of political quips and quotes—you’ll be ready to take on the opposition at any time!


Steven Gauge is a communications and PR consultant, executive management coach, and former captain of the Warlingham 4th XV rugby team. He is the author of The Joy of Rugby, My Life as a Hooker, and The Rugby Lover's Companion.


"Wit doesn't come faster, sharper—or as vicious—as in the world of politics. There are many collections of such humour but Steven Gauge seems to have done his homework better than most."  —Diplomat"Full of wickedly funny quotes on and around the murky world of politics. Whether spoken by presidents, prime ministers, back benchers or humble voters, they remind us that none is so great he cannot be humbled by an apposite riposte."  —The Good Book Guide