No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved. One can trust nobody and nothing.
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game.
They know enough who know how to learn.
I have written too much history to have faith in it; and if anyone thinks I’m wrong, I am inclined to agree with him.
I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
A little man often cast a long shadow.
Politics… have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.