"The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Walter Lippmann on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Walter Lippmann on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Walter Lippmann on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Walter Lippmann on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Walter Lippmann on Abraham Lincoln
"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."