Law and Politics
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A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip.
In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.
The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid.
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
If half the lawyers would become plumbers, two of man's biggest problems would be solved.
It is odd, is it not, that a person's worth to society is measured by their wealth, when instead their wealth should be measured by their worth to society.
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted into each others' pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
Accuse: To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged them.
Even Napoleon had his Watergate.