When one hears that a public figure hates journalists, it may be true; but what will be certain is that journalists hate him.
In ’37 Stalin made a hash
Of party loyalists and army brass.
Decimation: One in ten are shot.
What’s the word when one in ten are not?
The legislative branch is government as we imagine it, the executive as we know it, the judicial as we resort to it in extremity.
We must defend democracy from the half of the population too stupid to be entrusted with it.
Elite is a rather flattering term for what is in fact a clutch of overgrown teacher’s pets.
The conquerors enslave the conquered, when the gap between them is small; when it is large, they exterminate them.
A suppressed idea mutates to ever more virulent forms; these are then invoked to justify its continued suppression.
The desire to rule would be impotent without the desire to be ruled.
In order that our boys shall not have died in vain, a great many of our boys die in vain.
Leader, n. The champion follower.
Elite political opinion is influential because it is believed to be. When the belief disappears, so does the influence.