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Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
We do not fear censorship for we have no wish to offend with improprieties or obscenities, but we do demand, as a right, the liber ...
The art of invective resembles the art of boxing. Very few fights are won with the straight left. It is too obvious, and it can be ...
Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult.
If politics is the art of the possible, research is surely the art of the soluble. Both are immensely practical-minded affairs.
We marry
A gentler scion to the wildest stock,
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The art of losing isn't hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
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The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
The art which we may call generally art of the wayside, as opposed to that which is the business of men's lives, is, in the best s ...
A bureaucracy is sure to think that its duty is to augment official power, official business, or official members, rather than to ...
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