Monday, November 22, 2004

Quotations #014

"If power corrupts, weakness in the seat of power, with its constant necessity of deals and bribes and compromising arrangements, corrupts even more." -- Barbara Tuchman

"History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstance." -- Donald Creighton

"Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me." -- Harry S. Truman

"When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice." -- Otto von Bismarck

"Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please." -- Mark Twain

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