Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them.
Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
A theory must be tempered with reality.
A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new; when an age ends; and when the soul of a nation long suppressed finds utterance.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.