“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”


Groucho Marx (1890 – 1977), US comedian


“We have gone through four difficult years with a centre-left government and a centre-left parliament.”


Toni Brunner, SVP President


“These claims of a centre-left government are astonishing. I do a recount every Wednesday before the Federal Council meeting – it’s not true.”


Federal Councillor Alain Berset


“To name things wrongly is to add to the misfortune of the world.”


Albert Camus (1913 – 1960), French writer


“Football can make better people of those drawn to it.”


Sepp Blatter, FIFA President


“Switzerland is not FIFA.”


Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter


“We reach 1.6 billion people. FIFA is more influential than all other countries or religions in the world.”


Sepp Blatter again


“A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.”


Henry Ford (1863 – 1947), founder of the Ford Motor Company


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