Nothing is inevitable until it happens.
No war is inevitable until it breaks out.
A master of improvised speech and improvised policies.
Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.
The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.
The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the specter of Communism.
No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic.
A racing tipster who only reached Hitler's level of accuracy would not do well for his clients.
There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more corrupting.
Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.