The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
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Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
The truth is so precious that it must be guarded by a vast bodyguard of lies.
It's not good enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.