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Definition of Statesmen

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Statesmen Quotations

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
Abigail Adams

Politicians all too often think about the next election. Statesmen think about the next generation.
Linda Lingle

If slavery, limited as it yet is, now threatens to subvert the Constitution, how can we as wise and prudent statesmen, enlarge its boundaries and increase its influence, and thus increase already impending dangers?
William H. Seward

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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