The statesman's task is to hear God's footsteps marching through history, and to try and catch on to His coattails as He marches passes by.
Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.
Fools say that they learn by experience. I prefer to profit by others' experience.
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war, or before an election.
Man cannot control the current of events. He can only float with them and steer.
A proletariat of graduates.