"It's my estimation that every man ever got a statue made of 'em was one kinda sumbitch or another." - Captain Malcolm Reynolds
Statesmanship, statesman, and statecraft.
If you understand States, none of those will sound like a good thing to you.
If they do sound good to you, or sound noble in any way, it is a clear sign you haven't got a clue, even if you believe you do.