A bureaucracy is sure to think that its duty is to augment official power, official...
Writers, like teeth, are divided into incisors and grinders.
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who...
Under a Presidential government, a nation has, except at the electing moment, no influence; it...
Royalty is a government in which the attention of the nation is concentrated on one...
The best reason why Monarchy is a strong government is, that it is an intelligible...
All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the...
An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle.
An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great...
An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.
I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was...
Business is really more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind ... more deeply....
So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to...
The being without an opinion is so painful to human nature that most people will...
In the faculty of writing nonsense, stupidity is no match for genius.
Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us...
Money is economic power.
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people...