"A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature."
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"There is no such thing as a nonpolitical speech by a politician."
"I once said cynically of a politician, Hell double-cross that bridge when he comes to it."
"After all, the chief business of the American people is business."
"Sometimes party loyalty asks too much."
"Anyone can rat, but it takes a certain amount of ingenuity to re-rat."
"We are all imperfect. We can not expect perfect government."
"I never expect to see a perfect work from imperfect man."
"Where there is no vision, the people perish."
"Your people, sir, is nothing but a great beast!"
"Would yee both eat your cake, and have your cake?"
"It is not enough just to be for peace. The point is, what can we do about it?"
"At present the peace of the world has been preserved, not by statesmen, but by capitalists."
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men."
"We would rather starve than sell our national honor."
"How can we live without our lives? How will we know its us without our past?"
"Whereof what's past is prologue; what to come, In yours and my discharge."
"More and more Emerson recedes grandly into history, as the future he predicted becomes a past."
"One thing alone not even God can do,To make undone whatever hath been done."
"The secret of success is constancy of purpose."
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