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Definition of Statesman

Statesman

  1. A man versed in public affairs and in the principles and art of government; especially, one eminent for political abilities.
  2. One occupied with the affairs of government, and influental in shaping its policy.
  3. A small landholder.

Statesman Quotations

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
Ambrose Bierce

My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.
Indira Gandhi

Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world. The single statesman, in that literal sense, who is not solving all his problems with guns. It's truly unbelievable.
Toni Morrison

A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
James Freeman Clarke

War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Statesman Translations

statesman in German is Staatsmanns, Staatsmann
statesman in Spanish is estadista
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