statesman in a sentence

Example sentences for statesman

Neither a statesman nor a theoretician, he knew how to strike people at their weak spots and how to win battles by reading a map.
One can hardly charge this humane statesman with either ignorance or callousness.
Instead, he has become an odd mixture of elder statesman and self-conscious third-world pop star.
He had meanwhile become a statesman and philosopher.
For any other politician of his age, that would be that, a statesman's final flourish.
Newt though is a statesman and he's smart and has his own opinion.
The master statesman stood alone against fascism and renewed the world's faith in the superiority of democracy.

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