...ordinary people are the ones who determine the outcome of human events in the end - not kings and princes, not masters and tyrants. It is laborers and workmen, cousins and acquaintances that upend the expectations of the brilliant and the glamorous, the expert and the meticulous. It is plain folks, simple people, who literally change the course of history - because they are the stuff or which history is made. They are the ones who make the world go round.
The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force.
The strength of the Constitution, lies in the will of the people to defend it.
The threat posed by humans to the natural environment is nothing compared to the threat to humans posed by global environmental policy.
A good friend sees the first tear, catches the second, and stops the third.
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do.
The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish.
Television is the first truly democratic culture--the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what the people do want.