Congress Quotes

A Congressman has got two ends A sitting and a thinking end And since his whole success depends Upon his seat… why bother, friend?

I never know what South Carolina thinks of a measure. I never consult her. I act to the best of my judgment, and according to my conscience. If she approves, well and good. If she does not, or wishes anyone to take my place, I am ready to vacate. We are even.

Two generations ago, Gladstone called the Senate of the United States “that remarkable body, the most remarkable of all inventions of modern politics.”