Statesmanship Quotes

Most popular statesmanship quotes

In statesmanship get the formalities right, never mind about the moralities.
Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen.


A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation.


Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meannesses for the public good.
A statesman is a dead politician. I am in the home of the living dead which is betwixt and between. The House of Lords.


A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.

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