Interamerican Institute for Democracy James Freeman Clarke (1810-1890) “The difference between a politician and an statesman is that the politician thinks in the next election, and statesman thinks in the next generation” Interamerican Institute for Democracy - Alberdi - “Politics cannot have different objectives tan the objectives of the Constitution” Interamerican Institute for Democracy - John Locke - “The right to the pursuit of happiness itself is the fundamental principle of liberty”