The art of power and its minions is the same in all countries and in all ages. It marks its victim; denounces it; and excites the public odium and the public hatred, to conceal its own abuses and encroachments.

Henry Clay (1777-1853) American politician
Speech, US Senate (14 Mar. 1834)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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