For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
I am working to make sure we don’t only protect the environment, we also improve governance.
The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
It’s no sin to make a critical study of Brazil’s reality. A small percentage own land. Most people don’t.
When we study Shakespeare on the page, for academic purposes, we may require all kinds of help. Generally, we read him in modern spelling and with modern punctuation, and with notes. But any poetry that is performed – from song lyric to tragic speech – must make its point, as it were, without reference back.
He was what I often think is a dangerous thing for a statesman to be – a student of history; and like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.
While we have entertained the contention that a deed may make more propaganda than hundreds of speeches, thousands of articles, and tens of thousands of pamphlets, we have held that an arbitrary act of violence will not necessarily have such an effect.
The proud make every man their adversary by pitting their intellects, opinions, works, wealth, talents, or any other worldly measuring device against others.