A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth. -Stevenson, Adlai E.
- "Now I know what a statesman is; he’s a… "Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen." - Bob Edwards
- Artemus Ward – statesman “Why don't you show us a statesman who can rise up to the emergency, and cave in the emergency's head.”Artemus Ward (pseudonym of Charles Farrar Browne)
- A THOUGHT TO PONDER: WORDS "Words are living things, they have the power to inspire, uplift, and to destroy. Think about that before you open your mouth today!" ~Michael Baisden
- A THOUGHT TO PONDER: meritocracy by Osho "In the future, democracy is not going to last long because the politician is already ignorant before the scientist; he is already in the hands of the scientist. The future belongs to the scientist, not to the politician. That means we will have to change the word democracy. I have a word for it: meritocracy." ~OSHO (Priests and Politicians: The Mafia of the Soul)