"Plus ça change plus c'est la même chose. I'm not really this multilingual, but I like the sound and the sense. We have never had a time in the last fifty years when this wasn't true. But then we've never had a time when my other favorite quote wasn't true: Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely."
- The French comes from Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr. Lord Acton for the greatest comment on power.