THOMAS JEFFERSON: "I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it".
JAMES K. POKE: "There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the US."
WOODROW WILSON: "If you want to make enemies, try to change something."
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT: "Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough."
HARRY TRUMAN: "My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference."