"It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Walter Lippmann on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Walter Lippmann on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Walter Lippmann on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Walter Lippmann on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Walter Lippmann on Ray Charles
"The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully."
"The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on."
"Most men, after a little freedom, have preferred authority with the consoling assurances and the economy of effort it brings."
"Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main ballpark."
"It is perfectly true that that government is best which governs least. It is equally true that that government is best which provides most."