A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations.
Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
One returns to the place one came from.
Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.
Oh, what a day-to-day business life is.
The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.
But constant experience shows us that every man invested with power is apt to abuse it, and to carry his authority as far as it will go.