Every civilization that has ever existed has ultimately collapsed.
History knows no resting places and no plateaus.
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
No one will ever win the battle of the sexes, because there is too much fraternizing with the enemy.
Power is the great aphrodisiac.
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
The real distinction is between those who adapt their purposes to reality and those who seek to mold reality in the light of their purposes.
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.