No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.
Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.
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.
If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that’s read by persons who move their lips when they’re reading to themselves.
Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end.
In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.