It is hard to say why politicians are called servants, unless it is because a good one is hard to find.
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- In our society a man is known by the company he owns.
- Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.
- Where there is life there is wishful thinking.
- There are three subjects on which the knowledge of the medical profession in general is woefully weak; they are manners, morals, and medicine.
- Successful democratic politicians are insecure and intimidated men. They advance politically only as they placate, appease, bribe, seduce, bamboozle, or otherwise manage to manipulate the demanding and threatening elements in their constituencies. The decisive consideration is not whether the proposition is good but whether it is popular — not whether it will work well and prove itself but whether the active talking constituents like it immediately. Politicians rationalize this servitude by saying that in a democracy public men are the servants of the people.