Walter Lippmann quotes

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Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what ca ...
When men can no longer be theists, they must, if they are civilized, become humanists.
The chief element in the art of statesmanship under modern conditions is the ability to elucidate the confused and clamorous inter ...
The disesteem into which moralists have fallen is due at bottom to their failure to see that in an age like this one the function ...
When philosophers try to be politicians they generally cease to be philosophers.
There is nothing so bad but it can masquerade as moral.
Football strategy does not originate in a scrimmage: it is useless to expect solutions in a political compaign.
Almost always tradition is nothing but a record and a machine-made imitation of the habits that our ancestors created. The average ...
The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master's ear. It is the court fool, n ...
We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world--introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us v ...
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