Quotation added by staff
In a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace.Clay, Henry
Source: HENRY CLAY.The Clay Code, or Text-Book of Eloquence, a Collection of Axioms, Apothegms, Sentiments Gathered from the Public Speeches of Henry Clay, ed. G. Vandenhoff, p. 95 .Clay served in the House of Representatives 18111814, 18151821, and 18231825; he was Speaker every year except 1821. He was a senator 18061807, 18101811, 18311842, and 18491852. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
- Nobody has bookmarked this quote yet.
More on the author
This quote around the web
Search Quotations Book