Truer Words Seldom Spoken
"What a strange life we all lead in this town," he said, "and all because we think we're doing the right thing for the country."
"If all the people who talk about doing the right thing for the country only did the right thing for the country," Brig said with weary dryness, "what a wonderful country it would be."
"It is a wonderful country," the director of the Post said. "It just gets a little mixed-up sometimes."
Advise and Consent by Allen Drury (1959)