Craigavon:Irish statesman who opposed home rule for Ulster and was Northern Ireland's first prime minister (1921-1940).
The politician is concerned with successful elections whereas the statesman is interested in the future of his people.
Yet, accepting him or not, most people admit that Mr. Lee is a statesman of international stature.
After the Declaration of Independence was signed, virginian statesman John Page wrote to Thomas Jefferson
This cost me as much thought as a statesman would have bestowed upon a grand point of politics
The autobiography of the statesman tempted John into politics.
Any statesman is in part the prisoner of necessity.