The love of power, like the love of money, increases with the possession of it; and we know in what ruin these baneful passions have involved human societies in all ages when they have been let loose and suffered to rage uncontrolled – There is no restraint like the pervading eye of the virtuous citizens.
If you have problems of conduct that are difficult and hard to settle, I will furnish you with solutions, for I not only know matters of practice and duty, but I even know them beforehand.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
I will lead my people by the hand along the road until their feet are sure and they know the way. Then they may choose for themselves and rule themselves. Then my work will be done.
Israel is so tiny. It’s, you know, a little less than the length of Manhattan, without the West Bank, without Judea and Samaria.
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing.
As you may know, I am a mechanical engineer.
Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn’t learned a thing I didn’t know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.
In time I began to understand that it’s when you start writing that you really find out what you don’t know and need to know.