"The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Walter Lippmann on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Walter Lippmann on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Walter Lippmann on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Walter Lippmann on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Walter Lippmann on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."