All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.
The President is the last person in the world to know what the people really want and think.
Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a… (read more)
The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.
Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis.
If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool, which is a matter… (read more)
The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other.