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Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

Banking may well be a career from which no man really recovers.

Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.

The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

Liberalism is resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.

All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door.

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

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