Viewpoints On Washington
People who leave Washington, D.C. do so by way of the box-ballot or coffin.
Washington is an endless series of mock palaces built for clerks.
-Ada Louise Huxtable
Nothing ever gets settled in (Washington). It's not like running a company or even a university. It's a seething debating society in which the debate never stops, in which people never give up, including me, and that's the atmosphere in which you administer.
-George P. Shultz
Washington is a place where men praise courage and act on elaborate personal cost-benefit calculations.
You always get the truth from an American statesman after he turns 70, or gives up all hope of the Presidency.