I’ll tell you the truth, even in an election year, and that’s what people are ready for.
Ambition characterizes and distinguishes national officeholders from other kinds of human beings.
At Harvard College, I discovered political philosophy as a way of life.
Inflammatory passion and selfish interest characterizes most men, whereas ambition characterizes men who pursue and hold national office. Such men rise from the people through a process of self-selection, since politics is a dirty business that discourages all but the most ambitious.