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A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
The legislator must be in advance of his age.
Across the mind of the statesman flash ever and anon the brilliant, though par
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Ratcliffe was a great statesman. The smoothness of his manipulation was marvelous. No other man in politics, indeed no other man w ...
You may cut off the heads of every rich man now living--of every statesman--every literary, and every scientific authority, withou ...
I was asked to-night why I refuse to have truck with intellectuals after business hours. But of course I won't. 1. I am not an int ...
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue ...
A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
Conservative. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from a Liberal, who wishes to replace them with othe ...
POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When he wriggles he mis ...
In general, Machiavellism and Utopianism can be taken to be too sharply opposed; the one realistic and the other idealistic and dr ...
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