I realize, said Sumner, that the press is hardly reliable. Lincoln turned from the window; suddenly, he grinned. Oh, yes, they are. They lie. And then they re-lie. So they are nothing if not re-lie-able.
True history," said Hearst, with a smile that was, for once, almost charming, "is the final fiction. I thought even you knew that.
Overcrowding in the cities is producing a collective madness in which irrational violence flourishes because man needs more space in which to be than the modern city allows.
It is of no consequence what others think of you. What matters is what you think of them. That is how you live your life.
The idea of a good society is something you do not need a religion and eternal punishment to buttress; you need a religion if you are terrified of death.
If you are a Representative and want to be a Senator, you must be careful not to do anything which might upset the various forces you need to harness to get elected.