The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.
Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
Brotherhood is not so wild a dream as those, who profit by postponing it, pretend
The difference between the men and the boys in politics is, and always has been, that the boys want to be something, while the men want to do something
Saints are usually killed by their own people
The chief cause of problems is solutions.
Tenacity is a pretty fair substitute for bravery, and the best form of tenacity I know is expressed in a Danish fur trapper's principle The next mile is the only one a person really has to make.
Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
The affluent society, with relentless single-minded energy, is turning our cities, most of suburbia and most of our roadways into the most affluent slum on earth
I'm sort of a pessimist about tomorrow and an optimist about the day after tomorrow.
As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.
I have never quite grasped the worry about the power of the press. After all, it speaks with a thousand voices, in constant dissonance.
Men want power in order to do something. Boys want power in order to be something.
The most distinguished hallmark of the American society is and always has been change.
Consultant: any ordinary guy more than fifty miles from home.