"What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Walter Lippmann on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Walter Lippmann on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Walter Lippmann on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Walter Lippmann on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Walter Lippmann on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."