friendship, Bill Clinton
Presidents may go to the seashore or to the mountains. Cabinet officers may go about the country explaining how fortunate the country is in having such an administration, but the machinery at Washington continues to operate under the army of faithful non-commissioned officers, and the great mass of governmental business is uninterrupted.
Our Chief Magistrate and His Powers (1916)
William Howard Taft
You manage things, you lead people. We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership. It might help if we ran the MBAs out of Washington.
The Wit and Wisdom of Grace Hopper (1987)
There is no conservative party left in Washington. Conservative thinkers and writers who were to be the watchdogs of orthodoxy have been as vigilant in policing party deviations from principle as was Cardinal Law in collaring the predator-priests of the Boston archdiocese.
Where the Right Went Wrong
Some of our folks went to Washington to drain the swamp and made partnership with the alligators instead.
[He is] one of the biggest political hacks we have in Washington.
about Alan Greenspan
Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.
I remember my dad becoming quite frustrated . . . He used to say that Washington is the fastest place to go from 'Who's Who' to 'Who's That?'
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