Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann

was an American intellectual, writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War
The search for moral guidance which shall not depend upon external authority has invariably ended in the acknowledgment of some new authority.More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.More Walter Lippmann quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The smashing of idols is in itself such a preoccupation that it is almost impossible for the iconoclast to look clearly into a future when there will not be many idols left to smash.More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is the very essence of despotism that it can never afford to fail. This is what distinguishes it most vitally from democracy. In a despotism there is no organized opposition which can take over the power when the Administration in office has failed. All the eggs are in one basket. Everything is staked on one coterie of men. When the going is good, they move more quickly and efficiently than democracies, where the opposition has to be persuaded and conciliated. But when they lose, there are no reserves. There More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only the consciousness of a purpose that is mightier than any man and worthy of all men can fortify and inspirit and compose the souls of men.More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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