Virtue is insufficient temptation.
What experience and history teach is that people and governments have never learned anything from history.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.
A nation should be just as full of conflict as it can contain.
Explore as we may in the vast regions of self-esteem, undiscovered territories remain there still.
It's only when the tide goes out that you learn who's been swimming naked.
Every revolutionary idea evokes three stages of reaction: (1) It's completely impossible (2) It's possible but it's not worth doing (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
Routine is the stuff of sanity.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.