"You have not converted a man because you have silenced him."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."John Morley on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."John Morley on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."John Morley on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."John Morley on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."John Morley on Joseph Stalin
"They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great business of ours, of learning how to be, to do, to do without, and to depart."
"In politics the choice is constantly between two evils."
"Politics is a field where the choice lies constantly between two blunders."
"Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat."