You can’t do business with a man who doesn’t know the meaning of a contract. You can’t do business with a firm who swears they’ll do one thing one day and does just the opposite the next. You can’t do business with a company who takes your goods on a cash basis and then pays you off in bum harmonicas.
I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.
Politics is the art of the next best.
I cannot outline. I do not know what the next thing is going to happen in the book until it comes out of my fingers.
After ‘Lindbergh,’ my publisher asked whom I wanted to write about next. I said, ‘There’s one idea I’ve been carrying in my hip pocket for 35 years. It’s Woodrow Wilson.’
I know this president. And I can tell you that he cares deeply about the next generation of young women in this country – his daughters, and everyone’s daughters. President Obama had the courage to stand with Sandra Fluke. Without hesitation, he defended her right to tell her story.
We are enmeshed in a lineage that came from somewhere and is going to make way for the next generation.
When I was born, some of our relatives came to our house and told my mother, ‘Don’t worry, next time you will have a son.’
Women gain social influence through their roles as mothers, transmitters of culture, and parents for the next generation.