Politicians and Politics Any 20 year-old who isn’t a liberal doesn’t have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn’t a conservative doesn’t have a brain. Any 20 year-old who isn’t a liberal doesn’t have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn’t a conservative doesn’t have a brain.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.Politicians have the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterward to explain why it didn’t happen.Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.In war you can be killed only once. In politics, many times.Say what you have to say and first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending; sit down.When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.