Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of
who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those
who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the
general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he
demands in slaughter.
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to
poison gas at times.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a
chance to get its pants on.
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen
tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the
ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
a fine game to play - the game of politics - and it is well
worth waiting for a good hand before really plunging.
you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for
is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published
History is written by the victors.
Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period
of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a
peaceful and helpful way toward one another.