Quotes of Congress

“ Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too. ”

- Lichty and Wagner

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

- Mark Twain

“ Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. ”

- Mark Twain

“ I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. ”

- Mark Twain

“ This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. ”

- Will Rogers

“ I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too. ”

- Lichty and Wagner

“ I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving. ”

- Robert E. Lee

“ I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known. ”

- Hubert H. Humphrey

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

- Mark Twain

“ The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets. ”

- Will Rogers

“ There are two enemies to every bill proposed in Congress; the fools who favor it and the lunatics who oppose it. ”

- Unknown

“ With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law, and every time they make a law it's a joke. ”

- Will Rogers

“ We're half the people; we should be half the Congress. ”

- Jeanette Rankin

“ American society changed this week, and almost no one noticed. Republicans in Congress decided to drop a bill that would have kept women off the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. ”

- Tucker Carlson

“ They It made problems worse, not better. ”

- Tom Coburn

“ Sometimes running for Congress is a four-year strategy in terms of getting out there and building a network. ”

- Artur Davis

“ Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line. ”

- Andy Grove

“ There are so many women on the floor of Congress, it looks like a mall. ”

- Henry Hyde

“ Creating voluntary personal retirement accounts for our workers just entering the work force are a good idea that Congress should examine. ”

- Mel Martinez

“ Too often in the past, members of Congress have won re-election with a two-part strategy: Talk like Scrooge on the campaign trail. Vote like Santa Claus on the Senate floor. ”

- Edmund S. Muskie

“ The President's budget represents a starting point for what is certain to be a long debate in the Congress over the priorities of government. ”

- James Talent

“ Congress is so strange. A man gets up to speak and says nothing. Nobody listens — and then everybody disagrees. ”

- Boris Marshalov

“ I've often thought that the process of aging could be slowed down if it had to go through Congress. ”

- George Bush Sr.

“ Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings. ”

- George F. Will

“ Football combines the two worst features of American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings. ”

- George F. Will

“ I've been Skinny; it's fucking boring. ”

- Kate Winslet

“ When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body. ”

- Bill Lee
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