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Whenever a man reaches the top of the political ladder, his enemies unite to pull him down. His friends become critical and exacting.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
Modern politics is, at bottom, a struggle not of men but of forces. The men become every year more and more creatures of force, massed about central powerhouses.
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
Boys naturally look on all force as an enemy.
Accident counts for much in companionship as in marriage.
Not merely the idols fell, but also the habit of faith.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
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