Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
The Capone gang was actually a public utility; it supplied what the people wanted and demanded.
Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library.
Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
Radicals must be resilient, adaptable to shifting political circumstances, and sensitive enough to the process of action and reaction to avoid being trapped by their own tactics and forced to travel a road not of their choosing. In short, radicals must have a degree of control over the flow of events.
All change means disorganization of the old and organization of the new.
Music is God’s gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.