Politicians vs Statesmen

Politicians seek publicity
Statesmen seek public service

Politicians love power
Statesmen love the nation

Politicians need civil dependency
Statesmen desire civil interdependency

Politicians envision utopia
Statesmen envision morality

Politicians think they spend other people’s money
Statesmen understand that they are spending thier own money.

Politicians adjust thier principles according to opinion polls.
Statesmen stand for principles even when opinion polls are unfavorable.

Politicians want to make you feel good
Statesmen want you to be good.

Politicians see groups
Statesmen see individuals.

Politicians see government intervention as the economic solution
Statesmen see private enterprise as the economic solution.

Politicians seek consensus
Statesmen seek