"Don't write when you can talk; don't talk when you can nod your head."
"It has been said that no politician is two-faced: 'If he were, he'd wear the other.' "
"Dignity and dumbness I have generally found to be synonymous." "It isn't what a politician says, but what he whispers that gives a slight clue to what he is thinking."
"Reform administrations suffer from a diarrhea of promises and a constipation of performance."
"A Great Dane always has a few poodles yapping at his heels."
"The wise politico carefully adheres to a bit of advice given by George Bernard Shaw: 'Treat a friend as a...