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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteEvery kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.

 Nathan Hale quotes (American Soldier and Revolutionary officer who attempted to spy on the British and was hanged. 1755-1776)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quotePoliticians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good.

 George F. Will quotes (American editor and news commentator b.1941)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good.

 Adam Smith quotes (Scottish philosopher and economist, 1723-1790)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI would jump down Etna for any public good - but I hate a mawkish popularity.

 John Keats quotes (English Romantic Poet. 1795-1821)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIn the school of political projectors, I was but ill entertained, the professors appearing, in my judgment, wholly out of their senses; which is a scene that never fails to make me melancholy. These unhappy people were proposing schemes for persuading monarchs to choose favorites upon the score of their wisdom, capacity, and virtue; of teaching ministers to consult the public good; of rewarding merit, great abilities, and eminent services, of instructing princes to know their true interest, by placing it on the same foundation with that of their people; of choosing for employment persons qualified to exercise them; with many other wild impossible chimeras, that never entered before into the heart of man to conceive; and confirmed in me the old observation, that there is nothing so extravagant and irrational which some philosophers have not maintained for truth.

 Jonathan Swift quotes (Irish Author and Satirist of prose, 1667-1745)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteHonest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual manners for the public good

 Abraham Lincoln quotes (American 16th US President (1861-65), who brought about the emancipation of the slaves. 1809-1865)

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