Quotes by statesmanship

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  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise ;in statesmanship.
  • Kenneth Wilfred Baker
    Kenneth Wilfred Baker
    British politician 1934-
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    He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    In statesmanship get the formalities right, never mind about the moralities.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    Social movements are at once the symptoms and the instruments of progress. Ignore them and statesmanship is irrelevant; fail to use them and it is weak.
  • Hubert Humphrey
    Hubert Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert Humphrey
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    The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert H. Humphrey
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    The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
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