“The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed.”
“I think we've passed the point of having him anointed at any position. I think anything he earns now, he's got to work his way up the ladder.”
“Whether elected or appointed he considers himself the Lord's anointed, and indeed the ointment lingers on him so thick you can't get your fingers on him.”
“ANOINT, v.t. To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.As sovereigns are anointed by the priesthood, So pigs to lead the populace are greased good. --Judibras”
“The height of farce it is, I ween, To be so perfumed and anointed, And when one's appetite's most keen, To have it thus most disappoint”
“The fact of the matter is that it's much too early to anoint anyone yet.”
“Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.”
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