The Romans, we are told, were by nature a peculiarly warlike race.
He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
From the beginning of the presidential nominating conventions in the 1830’s really through the 1950’s, you had conventions that actually did real business.
If I had taken a doctoral degree, it would have stifled any writing capacity.
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
This crusade is much more important than the anti- lynching movement, because there would be no lynching if it did not start in the schoolroom.
A city that outdistances man’s walking powers is a trap for man.
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.