What ordinary men are directly aware of and what they try to do are bounded by the private orbits in… (read more)
The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt… (read more)
The principal cause of war is war itself.
Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great… (read more)
Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.
People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages.
Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent… (read more)