This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim.
In any war, the first casualty is common sense, and the second is free and open discussion
A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top
Stick with the optimists. It's going to be tough enough even if they're right.
Wealth is conspicuous, but poverty hides
People are always dying in the Times who don't seem to die in other papers, and they die at greater length and maybe even with a little more grace.
A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.
If it's far away, it's news, but if it's close at home, it's sociology.
He inherited some good instincts from his Quaker forebears but by diligent hard work, he overcame them.
All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.
Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in.