An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome.
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
Memoirs are the backstairs of history.
France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.
I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order - not one.
Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.
Time is my greatest enemy.
When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.