The former U.S. Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill coined this phrase which encapsulates the principle that a politician’s success is directly tied to his ability to understand and influence the issues of his constituents. Jan 4, 2011.
Who doesn’t grasp this? The politicians success is dependent on the electorate when are we going to understand this simple fact and hold these fellows to account?
“To lead the people, walk behind them.” – Lao Tzu
“It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.” – Prophet Muhammad
“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.”
– Robert Frost
“The young people think the old people are fools – but the old people know the young people are fools.” – Agatha Christie
“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives” – John F. Kennedy
“Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.” – John Lennon