Books: A POL'S HANDBOOK

"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...

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