The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.
Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.
What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics.
With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation.