. . . and a few more:
"I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
–- Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., Speech during 1952 Presidential Campaign
"The only thing you find in the middle of the road is a yellow stripe and a dead armadillo."
–- Jim Hightower
"Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve."
–- George Bernard Shaw
"Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac."
–- George Orwell
"The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning."
-– Adlai E. Stevenson