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Letter "S" » state of affairs
«If I place love above everything, it is because for me it is the most desperate, the most despairing state of affairs imaginable.»
«Democracy: The state of affairs in which you consent to having your pocket picked, and elect the best man to do it.»
«Secrecy is the first essential in affairs of state»
«The rising power of the United States in world affairs requires, not a more compliant press, but a relentless barrage of facts and criticism. Our job in this age, as I see it, is not to serve as cheerleaders for our side in the present world struggle but to help the largest possible number of people to see the realities of the changing and convulsive world in which American policy must operate.»
«The value of government to the people it serves is in direct relationship to the interest citizens themselves display in the affairs of state»
«I am sure that never was a people, who had more reason to acknowledge a Divine interposition in their affairs, than those of the United States; and I should be pained to believe that they have forgotten that agency, which was so often manifested during our Revolution, or that they failed to consider the omnipotence of that God who is alone able to protect them.»
Author: George Washington
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«There is, in public affairs, no state so bad, provided it has age and stability on its side, that it is not preferable to change and disturbance.»
«Women in state affairs are like monkeys in glass-houses»
«Every new development for the last three centuries has brought men closer to a state of affairs in which absolutely nothing would be recognized in the whole world as possessing a claim to obedience except the authority of the State. The majority of people in Europe obey nothing else.»
«It is a remarkable comment on our affairs that the former prime minister of a great sovereign state should thus be received as an honorary citizen of another.»