James Madison Leach

Quotes
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Campaigning is uncomfortable when you start. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Geo-economics may replace geo-politics as the driving force in international relations. Foreign Trade
In perilous times, country comes before party. Political Parties & Machines
Issue definition implies the possibility of offending various constituency or interest groups—but if you don't offend them, you'll offend the body politic. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I've never been able to look someone in the eye and say, "Can you give me $500. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Moderation in the pursuit of truth is no virtue. Vigilance in the defense of public ethics is no vice. Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest
Once you're in the House for a few terms, it's hard to leave. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Process is America’s most important [political] product. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
The banks use rather surreal accounting practices. Business, Commerce & Finance
The best way to rob a bank is to own it. Business, Commerce & Finance
There are a lot of smart people in politics and government, but character matters ... it is terribly important that the two be melded. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Third world kids are dying today to pay off the debt. Foreign Aid
We elect people who are good at getting elected rather than good at representing. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Why is it so hard for the Congress to do something for the public? Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
You've got to lose a few [elections] before you learn what the American system is all about. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising