A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.
Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists - with it all things are possible.
The first and most imperative necessity in war is money, for money means everything else - men, guns, ammunition.
The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me.
There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.