Stumped by the onslaught of political mumbo jumbo accompanying yet another election campaign? Find wisdom from the past in The Quotable Politician. This well-researched little volume offers insights, commentary, and humor on all matters political. Edited by a former U.S. Foreign Service diplomat, it contains the wisdom and quips of statesmen, philosophers, foreign leaders, poets, lawyers, comedians, and many others, some of them still alive, others who have long since uttered their last words of political rhetoric.
Those quoted include: John Adams, Sir Winston Churchill, Aristophanes, Frank Rizzo, Russsell Baker, Zhou Enlai, Boris Yeltsin, Napoleon Bonaparte, Fidel Castro, Ross Perot, Eldridge Cleaver, Dianne Feinstein, Ralph Nader, Gerald Ford, Genghis Khan, Andy Rooney, Newt Gingrich, Jesse Jackson, Jimmy Carter, Helmut Kohl, Booker T. Washington.
About the Author
William B. Whitman is a former Foreign Service diplomat. Although he still travels extensively for the State Department, he now spends most of his time writing for such magazines as Hemispheres, National Geographic Traveler, and The Robb Report. He is the author of three travel guides and lives in Washington, D.C.
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