The first and most imperative necessity in war is money, for money means everything else - men, guns, ammunition.
There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.
A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.
The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me.
Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists - with it all things are possible.