"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Walter Lippmann on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Walter Lippmann on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Walter Lippmann on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Walter Lippmann on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Walter Lippmann on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents."