A conference is just an admission that you want somebody to join you in your troubles.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
Contributed by: Zaady
I have always said that a conference was held for one reason only, to give everybody chance to get sore at everybody else. Sometimes it takes two or three conferences to scare up a war, but generally one will do it.
We have the best Congress money can buy.
The difference between death and taxes is death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets."
Diplomats are just as essential in starting a war as soldiers are in finishing it. . . . You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.
I would rather be the man who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the man who sold it.
There is good news from Washington today. Congress is deadlocked and can't act.
Source: 1962 in Saturday Review
We'd all vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate.
Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
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